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Senior Accountant 16206438

Silver Spring, MD

Position –  Senior Accountant
Location- Silver Spring, MD (near downtown)
Industry:  Not For Profit
Target Temporary Pay Rate: $30-$36 per hour  ($75,000 max on a FT basis)
Potential to go permanent?:  Yes, this is TTH
Software:  Strong QuickBooks Online is 100% required
Remote Work Available?:   4 days in the office, 1 at home

Job Summary
The Staff Accountant supports the Finance department with their day-to-day functions by performing entry-level accounting duties. The primary work focus for the Staff Accountant is on accounts receivable and accounts payable. In addition, they help with collections, billing, audits, and journal entries.

Essential functions-primary responsibilities 
  • Log and verify expense transactions in QuickBooks
  • Process cash receipts in QuickBooks including ACHs and donations from donor database
  • Enter journal entries to properly and accurately record expenses, revenue, checks and deposits
  • Open, count, log, scan,  and deposit daily cash receipts 
  • Process daily payments including test day payments
  • Process vendor payments and track expense
  • Reconcile expenses and accounts including credit card transactions
  • Filing/archiving of financial records and related financial information
  • Manage PO Box – pick up mail, sort, process
  • Coordinate with senior financial team members/ outsourced support
  • Coordinate with financial institutions to verify data and information
  • Coordinate various office administrative tasks
  • Other duties as assigned to help with the management of the finance office
Guiding Principles 
  • Value the people we work with as well as guests, volunteers, and all others who support our work. 
  • Seek to maintain a harmonious environment that lends itself to the safety, comfort, and personal  growth of all who enter and work in our space. 
  • Celebrate diversity of thought, idea, and expression. 
  • Meet people and organizations where they are, with what they want and need.
  • Build relationships through rapport, trust, and communication.
  • Recognize that all who enter this space have their own pathway and story.
  • Listen attentively, seek to understand, and assume positive intent.
  • Practice compassion in all our interactions to ensure this is a safe and comfortable space for all.
Required Skills /Abilities
  • Ability to function in a face-paced and, at times, stressful environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks 
  • Ability to work  independently and in a team environment 
  • Excellent Data Entry skills.
  • Proficiency with financial spreadsheets
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and/or related software


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