Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary commensurate with experience



Application Deadline



United States


The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) supports people who have lost or left their homes. For over 100 years, the unwavering commitment of our leadership, team, network of service providers, and advocates has helped redirect the destiny of countless vulnerable lives. In neighborhoods, in Washington, and around the world, we break down barriers and demand justice for refugees and immigrants as they successfully integrate into new communities. We provide essential social and legal services to rebuild productive lives, turning tragedy into prosperity.  We are a purpose driven organization with a mission to protect the rights and address the needs of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide and supporting their transition to a dignified life.   To learn more about our work, please visit our website at


The Senior Accountant position is responsible for serving as a team leader in the Finance department and ensuring the department creates accurate and timely financial records for the organization. This position will be supervised by the Director of Finance and Compliance.


  • Responsible for federal grant management reporting and compliance matters; ensure timely completion of all financial reports;
  • Responsible for managing day to day accounting functions in the field offices, review general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy and complete journal entries, perform monthly bank reconciliation duties;
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and interact with Accountant and Field Office Directors; Responsible for budgetary control for grants and proper expense classification based on grantor guidelines;
  • Perform grant-related functions, including budget vs actual analysis, perform grant closeout functions as require by grantors. Perform labor distribution changes;
  • Review payments charged to grants for conformity to budget; charge those cost to grant monthly. Generate grant billings, reconcile and monitor receivables;
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of schedules including SEFA for the A-133 audit and the annual Form 990 process; and
  • Perform other tasks and special projects as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with three years’ experience in non-profit and federal grant management with a thorough knowledge of fund accounting is required;  
  • Knowledge of A-122 is helpful but not required;
  • Proven ability to analyze financial statements, budgets, and manage contracts;
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills; ability to work as a team member and independently with a high-level of self-motivation and ability to meet goals and deadlines in fast-paced environment;
  • Accounting sub-system computer experience is a must;
  • Ability to work independently with a high-level of self-motivation and as part of a team to meet goals and deadlines;
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel and database programs; experience in Fund-EZ or other accounting software is required; and
  • Strong communication including fluency in oral and written English and writing skills with impeccable attention to detail.


  • Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity;
  • Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting and standing, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands; and
  • Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying.


Please submit a resume with cover letter describing your interest and qualifications with your online application via ADP.

References will be required at time of the final interview.

No telephone calls please. Position will remain open until filled.



 U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic partnership status, marital status, physical or mental disability, AIDS/HIV status, age, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit a resume with cover letter describing your interest and qualifications with your online application via ADP.