Job Summary
Years Experience
5 - 10 years
Salary
$97,000 Annual
Job Description

Job description

Our client, American Astronomical Association, a prestigious scientific association in DC whose mission is “to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe as a diverse and inclusive astronomical community”, has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst and Payroll Administrator. This is a great opportunity to work with a progressive company with fantastic benefits and culture.

The position is 35 hours per week with four days from their DC office on K Street and one day working from home (or all five days could be in the office if preferred). Vaccination is required. Some local and out-of-state travel is required.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

The Financial Analyst and Payroll Administrator supporting the Chief Financial Officer in all aspects of  accounting, reporting and payroll support for the organization including:

  • Preparation of journal entries to record bank activity
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Posting iMIS batches
  • Reconciliation of PayPal and credit card activity
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Payroll preparation
  • Quarterly reconciliation of 941
  • Maintenance of payroll records
  • Maintenance of central contract master list
  • Retaining executed contracts according to policy
  • Assisting the CFOO in writing contracts for professional services
  • Maintenance of asset inventory according to policy

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

  • Bachelor’s degree, CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with double entry accounting, preferably in a non-profit or government organization
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Minimum of seven years experience in Payroll management, ADP system experience preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Fair Labor Standard Act
  • Ability to read/interpret financial reports and to follow established accounting procedures with accuracy and care required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in Excel and MS Word
  • Demonstrated knowledge with MS Dynamics SL
  • Familiarity with iMIS membership system preferred
  • Ability to execute responsibilities with light supervision

 

WHY YOU’LL LOVE OUR CLIENT

American Astronomical Society offers a competitive salary plus an exceptional benefits package, including ten percent of salary added to a company pension after one year of service, generous sick and vacation time, 14 paid holidays, comprehensive medical with a choice of three plans, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability, parking and commuter benefits, tuition reimbursement, and professional development opportunities.

Their goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our communities. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, people of all ages, and veterans to apply. We are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

EEO Employer

 

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Job ID: 339709881

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