Senior Accountant (3+ years exp)

Employer
The Middle East Institute
Location
1319 18th street NW, Washington, DC 20036
Salary
Competive salary
Posted
May 16, 2019
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

The Middle East Institute (MEI) seeks a senior accountant to manage Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions of the finance department. The senior accountant prepares month-end closing and various accounting reports. This position reports to the chief financial officer and works closely with other members of the Institute.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and analyzes AR & AP reports
  • Creates and tracks invoices per requests from various departments
  • Closely monitors credit card transactions and reconciles accounts
  • Reconciles bank accounts monthly and escalates outstanding issues to the CFO
  • Assists in the year-end closing processes ensuring transactions are in accordance with policies and that procedures are followed
  • Assists in financial analysis and ad hoc reports as requested
  • Identifies inefficiencies and problems in accounting processes and recommends and assists in implementing improved procedures
  • Makes Journal entries
  • Processes payroll
  • Assists during external audit

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with 3+ years of related professional experience in the non-profit sector
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks is required
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to details

   

 

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