Accounting Clerk

Posting Date: September 12, 2019

Location: TAPS Headquarters in Arlington, Virginia

Reports to: Director, Finance and Accounting

The position requires an individual with strong knowledge of accounting systems, including: accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger. The position plays a key role in monthly close, general ledger reconciliation, and year end audits.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare accounts payable check requests and enter payables into the accounting software
  • Maintain updated vendor contact and all W-9s
  • Prepare 1099 tax forms
  • Review and post accounts receivable entries and related cash receipts
  • Prepare and make daily deposits with our remote desktop system, coding income to correct general ledger accounts and programs
  • Prepare monthly bank account reconciliations including investments and follow-up with any outstanding reconciling items
  • Reconcile and import monthly accounts receivables from several sources (PayPal, Square, Blackbaud, etc.)
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts for month end close
  • Reconcile credit card statements to expense reports in Concur
  • Reconcile receipts with Development
  • Maintain in-kind donation files
  • Work closely with various departments to support financial grant management
  • Prepare monthly financial closing journal entries
  • Assist in external audits
  • Prepare monthly and requested financial statements in a timely and accurate manner for internal management and Board review.
  • Other duties as assigned

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting/finance preferred or related work experience
  • 3-5 years accounting experience - non-profit accounting preferred
  • Familiar with accounting/finance software, Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective communications skills
  • Works well under pressure

START DATE

Immediate

SALARY 

Commensurate with experience

BENEFITS

TAPS provides a range of benefits and three weeks of paid vacation per year. 

TO APPLY:

Please send a resume and salary history to employ@taps.org along with "Accounting Clerk" and your name in the subject line. Include a cover letter that concisely explains how your experience could be applied to TAPS.

TAPS is an equal opportunity employer.