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Staff / Senior Accountant 16419213

Washington, DC
Cordia Resources by Cherry Bekaert is partnered with one of the nations top performing arts facility who is seeking an Accountant to join their team on a contract-to-hire basis. Details below!

Title: Accountant
Location: Hybrid - Washington, DC (2 days on-site to start)
Hourly Rate: $40.00 - $42.00/hour
Job Type: Contract-to-Hire

  • Enter daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and/or annual transaction data into the accounting system
  • Verify financial data and supporting documents received for accuracy
  • Prepare and enter general ledger journals for assigned areas
  • Interact with program personnel and other finance team members to resolve questions and obtain revisions to data provided, as necessary
  • Assigned areas may include but are not limited to cash transactions, fixed assets
  • Federal, performance and external event expense settlements
  • Events business cycle transactions (credit card payments, KC Internal Purchase Orders (KCIPO) and other receivables/revenues). 
  • Year-end reconciliation tasks
  • Prepare reconciliations between the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers, including bank reconciliations, and resolve reconciling items with research or discussion with program or team members
  • May update and maintain prepaid expenses, accounts receivable and other asset or liability accounts
  • Maintain and update fixed assets and depreciation schedule
  • Monitor outstanding checks
  • Manage the escheatment process
  • May serve as the primary contact for bank account administration
  • Email departments on a periodic basis regarding performance and external show settlements
  • Collect cognizant signatures on federal settlements or collaborate with Senior Accountants or programs on other items as assigned
  • May review Federal requisitions to determine that items are properly coded, authorized, allowable and reasonable
  • Determine that funds are available prior to submitting Federal requisitions for fund certification
  • Process Federal invoices
  • Review Federal invoices
  • Review and process Federal payroll supplied by a third-party
  • Other Federal accounting duties as assigned
  • Assist staff throughout the Center to know and better understand our financial policies and procedures
  • Participate in group training sessions as well as one-on-one instruction
  • Support preparation for and participate in annual financial statement audit and other regulatory audits
  • Suggest improvements in processes to increase effectiveness and compliance as well as assist with any procedural changes as they arise
  • Purchase Order maintenance
  • Special Projects and other duties as assigned
  • Maintain current process documentation for specific duties
  • Assist with preparation and implementation of the new ERP system, Sage Intacct with other Finance team members

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