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Senior Accountant (Part-Time) 16333318

Washington, DC

Cordia Resources by Cherry Bekaert is partnered with a global humanitarian organization who is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their team on a PART-TIME contract basis. Details below.

Title: Senior Accountant (part-time)
Location: Remote - with occasional travel to Washington, DC
Hourly Rate: $40.00 - $45.00/hour
Job Type: Contract (3+ months)
Requirements: QuickBooks

20 hours per week to start with potential to increase once capabilities are established

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in General Ledger (G/L) management, reconciliations, and a deep understanding of QuickBooks. The Senior Accountant will play a crucial role in overseeing various financial processes, including the coding of invoices, recording grant transactions in the G/L, and managing the distinction between Temp/Perm restricted and unrestricted funds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and reconcile the General Ledger to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Monitor and analyze financial transactions to identify discrepancies and take corrective actions.
  • Proficient in using QuickBooks for deposit processing, including reconciliations and coding of invoices.
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of financial transactions in QuickBooks.
  • Demonstrate expertise in recording grant transactions in the General Ledger.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of grant accounting principles and compliance requirements.
  • Differentiate between Temp/Perm restricted and unrestricted funds and apply appropriate accounting treatment.
  • Provide insight and guidance on fund utilization, ensuring compliance with donor restrictions.
  • Contribute to the preparation of financial reports and statements.
  • Generate ad-hoc financial reports as needed for management and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather financial information and support various business initiatives.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders to address inquiries and provide financial insights.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • CPA certification is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience as a Senior Accountant or in a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of General Ledger principles and practices.
  • Extensive experience with QuickBooks and other accounting software.
  • Familiarity with grant accounting and fund management.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.


If you are a dedicated and detail-oriented professional with a passion for accuracy and financial integrity, we invite you to apply for the Senior Accountant position.

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