Nonprofit

Junior Staff Accountant

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
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Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
August 1, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate
Compensation
USD $24.18 - $24.19 / hour
Candidates can expect to be offered $24.19 as a new hire in the role.

Description

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

Description: CAIR is seeking an experienced Junior Staff Accountant to join CAIR’s Accounting Department.

Job Title: Junior Staff Accountant

Department: Accounting

Position: Hourly/Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Controller

Work Model: Virtual

Salary: Candidates can expect to be offered $24.19 as a new hire in the role.

Position Summary

The Junior Staff Accountant will provide support to the accounting department by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a dynamic team of accounting professionals. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and be able to work comfortably with numbers, pay attention to detail, and work in a fast-paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Process and pay invoices and expense reimbursements in a timely manner through Bill for CAIR and LDF

· Set-up new users and provide short tutorial on Bill and Tallie.

· Ensure proper receipts and documentation are provided through Tallie.

· Download credit card activity at least twice monthly to provide to end-users.

· Monitor and maintain the finance email to ensure all emails have been responded to

· Download QuickBooks bank feed weekly and post activity to revenue and expenses.

· Process/create invoices for sponsors and chapter affiliate organizational accounts. Process payments as received; send monthly Statements to resolve billing issues and discrepancies.

· Maintain active vendor list, including upkeep of current W9’s.

· Prepare 1099’s and 1096’s for appropriate vendors for review and timely submission.

· Enter journal entries.

· Provide support during external audits and 990 preparation.

· Assist with accounting manual and maintain filing system. Assist in preparation of various monthly schedules as needed.

· Assist with case reconciliations; disburse payments from Iolta (LDF) upon approval.

· Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

· Associate degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and/or equivalent experience in lieu of educational requirements.

· Paperless payables system knowledge a plus.

· Experience in processing accounts payables and receivables (1-2 years).

· Ability to work in a positive and cooperative manner with fellow team members.

· A strong command of the English language and effective verbal and written communications skills.

· Experience working with QuickBooks (1-2 years).

· Intermediate Microsoft excel experience and the ability to learn new software.

· Knowledge of US GAAP is a plus.

· Strong documentation, data analysis, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

· Ability to do limited travel and occasionally work long hours on weekends or during special events

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American…

Benefits

Compensation Package:

· 401K retirement benefits with an employer match.

· The employee cost share for health insurance is up to 20%.

· Dental and vision are covered by the employer at 100%.

· We offer vacation, sick, personal leave, and paid holidays.

· Life, AD & D, and long-term disability coverages.

· Optional FSA (flexible spending account)

· HSA (Health Savings Account) must meet certain requirements.

· EAP (Employee Assistance Program) available.

· A Professional Development stipend is available.

· Tuition Reimbursement (must meet certain requirements)

· If you currently have student loans, you can certify your employment annually for the PSLF.

Compensation Package:

· 401K retirement benefits with an employer match.

· The employee cost share for health insurance is up to 20%.

· Dental and vision are covered by the employer at 100…

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
453 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003, United States

How to Apply

To apply: Please submit a cover letter with a résumé, samples of relevant work, and a list of three professional references, to jobs@cair.com Please reference “Junior Staff Accountant” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply: Please submit a cover letter with a résumé, samples of relevant work, and a list of three professional references, to jobs@cair.com Please reference “Junior Staff Accountant…

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