April 6, 2022 | D.C. Metro Area

Staff Accountant

Job Description

Common Sense Society (CSS) seeks an experienced professional for the role of Staff Accountant. This position reports to the Controller and is based in the Washington, D.C. metro area with potential to work remotely part time after successful completion of a 90-day onboarding period. This position will work across several functional areas in the Finance department including accounts payable and accounts receivable. The successful candidate adapts quickly to change, utilizes technology to create efficiencies within the organization, and understands U.S. accounting standards.

Core Responsibilities

• Input vendor information into the accounting software system
• Enter bills and coordinate the timing of disbursements
• Prepare annual 1099s
• Record and track receipts
• Reconcile general ledger accounts
• Prepare journal entries
• Support an annual third-party audit
• Compile internal management reports and other financial information
• Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications

• Demonstrated commitment to CSS' mission
• Desire to learn and grow
• 4-year degree in accounting
• Excel experience, required
• CPA, preferred
• Experience in nonprofit accounting, preferred

Benefits and Compensation

Full-time employees receive a generous benefits package including health insurance and a retirement matching program. Compensation commensurate with experience. CSS can offer flexibility with regard to start date.

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