Bookkeeper

Location: Washington
Practice Area: Company Health
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Start Date: 11/10/20

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #44

ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVES

Environmental Incentives’ mission is to enhance the environment that sustains resilient and healthy communities. We design performance-driven approaches that empower public and private sector leaders to multiply their impact. Our work improves the effectiveness of conservation and development programs worldwide. Since our establishment in 2004, we have become a leading advisor to natural resource and development program managers across the country and internationally. Environmental Incentives is a certified B Corporation operating four offices across the U.S. and supporting field staff in multiple countries.

  • Western Office (headquarters) – South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Eastern Office – Washington, DC
  • Mountain Office – Denver, CO
  • Southern California Office – San Diego, CA
  • Kenya Field Office – Nairobi, Kenya

OPPORTUNITY

Environmental Incentives is seeking to hire an experienced bookkeeper to join our team working in the Washington, DC area. Under the direction of the Controller, the bookkeeper will assist with all aspects of accounting, including billing, financial statements, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, compliance, payroll and internal management reporting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General Accounting

  • Maintain records of financial transactions by maintaining and balancing the general ledger, establishing accounts, posting transactions, and updating accounting system with new employees, customers, jobs and vendors.
  • Conduct reconciliation of all accounts on an as needed basis
  • Support month and year close processes by ensuring timely data entry into the accounting system, managing outreach to vendors when invoices are past due, verifying costs are allocated to the correct accounts, coordinating with the controller for timely reviews.
  • Oversee full accounts payable process including reviewing, coding, and processing payments in accordance with contractual agreements.
  • Perform accounts receivable functions including invoicing, deposits, collections, and revenue recognition.
  • Monitor, reconcile and post credit card transactions and maintain up to date files for all receipts and invoices.
  • Monitor and reconcile bank accounts.
  • Process and reconcile payroll and ensure accurate allocation of labor to direct and indirect accounts.
  • Ensure consistent application and at times support development of accounting policies and procedures, as needed by coordinating with the Controller and Finance Associate.
  • Maintain historical records by filing documents.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports and statements by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data.

Compliance

  • Interpret and apply accounting policies, rules, and regulations to all work in order to ensure compliance with applicable standards including Defense Contract Audit Agency, GAAP, and Corporate policies and requirements.
  • Support compliance with all local, state, and federal laws regarding finances, tax filings, and reporting
  • Support coordination with internal and external auditors to provide requested information as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

Environmental Incentives seeks talented, creative and inspired professionals who can provide accounting support in a growing company while being flexible enough to fit into a strong culture.
These qualifications are considered the minimum necessary and we expect successful candidates will bring more than the minimum listed.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience working in accounting and bookkeeping. Associate or Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field preferred
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of GAAP
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint preferred
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States with no restrictions

BASE STATION

The position will be based in Washington, D.C. or South Lake Tahoe, CA.
 

COMPENSATION

Environmental Incentives also offers a competitive benefits package that includes generous annual leave, holiday and sick time, retirement plan options, professional development opportunities and health coverage. Salaries depend on qualifications and location. The annual salary range for this position is $40,000 – $55,000.
 

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT

Please submit your application no later than October 21, 2020. On a rolling basis throughout the application period, we will review applications and contact qualified candidates to request additional information. We will invite the top candidates to interview and may also request that they complete a short written or analytical skills assessment.
 

ENVIRONMENTAL INCENTIVES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are committed to developing an inclusive work environment for all employees, where diversity of thought, style, culture and skill is valued in support of individual performance and potential, as well as our business goals and mission. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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