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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Washington, District Of Columbia


Our client, a large venture capital firm based in Washington, DC, is seeking a Staff Accountant to add to their team. This is an excellent opportunity for a strong Staff-level accountant with a background in public accounting and/or financial services. This position will report directly to the Accounting Manager and will have great exposure within the firm as well as excellent opportunities to take on projects and gain valuable experience. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for the following:

• Maintain accurate accounting books for the firm and its' multiple entities in QuickBooks Online

• Perform/manage full-cycle Accounts Payable process

• Monitor expenses and ensure they are in line with annual budget; communicate any discrepancies to management

• Manage the cash balances for several accounts

• Process employee expense requests in accordance with company's policies

• Lead month-end close process; post journal entries, perform reconciliations, prepare schedules, etc.

• Ad-hoc financial analysis as requested by management

• Assist with budgeting and forecasting process

• Ad-hoc projects as assigned by management


Candidates for this position should meet the following requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

• Experience in public accounting, financial services and/or investment fund required

• Prior experience with QuickBooks Online preferred, not required

• Familiarity with Private Equity/VC funds and related terminology

• Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels within the organization

• Analytical mindset

For more information on this role or any of the others that we are currently working on, please send an updated resume to Matt Shoe ( in confidence.

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Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Washington, DC

Date Posted: September 15, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 04510-9502688767

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance