The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm which prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant Federal, state, and private organizations. The intellectual diversity of our 1,600 employees enables us to bring together experts from many fields in the search for innovative answers to any challenge. Within AIR, the Corporate Finance Office (CFO) is a dynamic workplace with a clear agenda to develop a service oriented organization in line with the business. It is composed of a strong team of co-workers and challenging varied roles that aim to stretch and expand the value CFO delivers within AIR.
We currently have an opportunity for an Accounting Specialist in the Corporate Finance Office in Washington,D.C. (Georgetown).
The Accounting Specialist is an integral part of the General Accounting team and will take responsibility for performing month end close procedures and conducting general accounting duties.
Perform mid-month/month end close
Maintain lease commitment schedules along with deferred rent/ build out schedules
Prepare budgets for leases and prepaid insurance
Perform domestic bank reconciliations
Prepare journal entries
Conduct general ledger account analysis and maintenance
Prepare audit schedules
Other accounting-based projects and analysis
AIR offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including a fully funded retirement plan, generous paid time off, commuter benefits, and tuition assistance. Candidates must apply online for consideration. EOE.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a minimum 4-7 years of experience in accounting field
Demonstrated ability to provide high levels of customer service in a dynamic environment
Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel
Detail orientation with outstanding analytical skills
Ability to apply comprehensive knowledge of GAAP to complex transactions
Excellent problem solving skills
Experience with Deltek Costpoint preferred