Staff Accountant

Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Finance | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


POSITION: Staff Accountant

LOCATION: Washington, DC


American Bridge 21<sup>st</sup> Century PAC, a progressive research and communications organization dedicated to holding Republicans accountable for their words and actions, is hiring a Staff Accountant for its Washington, DC office. This position will report to the organization's Chief Financial Officer and will be responsible for the daily accounting activities of a group of organizations. This position may initially be remote but will expect to be based in American Bridge 21<sup>st</sup> Century's Washington DC office by January 1, 2022.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the accounting needs of the organization, which involves maintaining the books and records for multiple accounts within QuickBooks;
  • Processing full cycle accounts payable – data entry, vendor management and Aged Payables Reporting;
  • Assist in maintaining key aspects of vendor relationships as determined by the CFO;
  • Review and processing of employee expense reimbursements;
  • Produce annual 1099 tax forms;
  • Preparing bank deposits and postings of donor and foundation contributions;
  • Maintain and improve systems surrounding accuracy of data entry to ensure coherence with federal and state election filing requirements;
  • Prepare month end reconciliations and account analysis as needed;
  • Work with the Comptroller on month end close and various other projects; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • Have an understanding of non-profit Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (Non-Profit GAAP);
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or relevant academic discipline; or, an associate’s degree plus two years professional non-profit experience;
  • Knowledge of financial and automated accounting systems, procedures and relevant software programs and ledger maintenance and reconciliation, spreadsheet analysis and reports generation;
  • Strong experience in Excel and the analytical capabilities to generate insights from data;
  • Experience and comfort utilizing Google platform for Email, Calendar, Drive, etc.;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and competing demands;
  • Ability to be dynamic and adapt to meet the organization's changing needs;
  • High integrity, credibility, and dedication to American Bridge's mission; and,
  • Enjoy working closely with others of diverse backgrounds and personalities.


American Bridge 21<sup>st</sup> Century PAC offers a competitive salary, starting at $55,000 for this role, and a strong benefits package. American Bridge 21st Century PAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.


American Bridge 21st Century is a union employer. This position is not in the bargaining unit.