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Staff Accountant 16184666

Washington, DC
Cordia is partnered with one of the nation’s oldest academic honor societies is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team on a contract basis with the potential for contract-to-hire.

Title: Staff Accountant
Location: Hybrid - Washington, DC
Hourly Rate: $30.00/hour
Job Type: Contract to Hire

Job Overview: We are seeking a detail-oriented and analytical Staff Accountant to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing various accounting functions, including but not limited to general ledger entries, reconciliations, financial statement preparation, and budgeting. The Staff Accountant will work closely with the accounting team and report directly to the Controller.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform general ledger entries and reconciliations for accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements
  • Assist with budget preparation and forecasting
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, company policies, and regulatory requirements
  • Support the Controller in the preparation of audit schedules and other related documentation
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting processes
  • Provide ad hoc financial analysis as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in an accounting role
  • Strong understanding of GAAP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other accounting software
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


  • CPA or CPA candidate
  • Experience in a public accounting firm
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