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Senior CPA, Tax Preparer, in Arlington, VA

Murray & Cavanaugh, P.C., CPAs

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 11/10/2017

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Job Posting, November 2017:

Senior CPA, Tax Preparer, in Arlington, VA - 1 Block to Rosslyn Metro.

Local CPA firm has an immediate full time opening for a strong senior CPA, tax preparer and accountant

Preferred accountant with 5-7 years public accounting firm experience. 


·         Preparation of individual, corporate, partnership and trust income tax returns


Sr. Accountant - CPA

National PTA

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 11/16/2017

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National PTA, the nation’s largest child advocacy association, currently has an opening for a Senior Accountant, CPA in our national headquarters office located in Alexandria, VA.   The Senior Accountant, CPA position reports to the Director of Finance and is responsible for the integrity of accounting information by recording, reconciling, scheduling, and entering transactions.

This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including the financial reporting, expenditure, revenue, and fixed asset cycles.  The Senior Accountant, CPA prepares year-end audit and tax schedules and liaise with the audit staff. The Senior Accountant, CPA supports all Staff and the CFO which requires strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.


The Sr. Accountant is essential duties include:

§ Maintaining the general ledger through preparing monthly supporting schedules and subsidiary ledgers in a timely and accurate manner.

§  Certain aspects of accounts receivable.

§  Preparing monthly financial statements and analyses in a timely and accurate manner.

§ Preparing internal financial reports, resolving discrepancies, and providing account analyses.

§ Supporting the annual audit of the financial statements by preparing schedules and liaising between National PTA and the audit firm’s staff.

§  Supporting National PTA’s compliance with all Federal, state, and local filing requirements.

§  Maintaining financial security through established internal controls, enforcing accounting policy and procedures, and recommending improvements.

§  Management of the National PTA policies and procedures document storage system.

§  Responding to inquiries from Staff regarding financial results and special reporting requests.

§  Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading p publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

The marginal functions of this position have not been included. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed. An employee will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by the manager.


For consideration candidates must have:


·         Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in Accounting from an accredited university

·         Active CPA certification

·         2+ years of experience as an accountant in a public accounting firm or non-profit organization


Required skills include:

§  Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) and, specifically, non-profit GAAP.

§  Experience with Dynamics GP or another large automated accounting system a plus.

§  Strong skills with Microsoft Office products.

§  Experience with Concur a plus.

§  Strong verbal and written communication skills.

§  Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

§  Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet required deadlines.

§  Strong customer-centric approach required.


National PTA offers a competitive salary with a generous benefits package includes: medical, dental, disability and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement plans with employer matching contributions, 10 days of paid vacation with an additional week between December 24 and January 1st when our offices are closed, 12 days of paid sick leave, with additional personal leave and 10 paid holidays.

If this is you and you are eager to make meaningful contributions to a highly relevant and important mission, please visit for a full job description.

Please send a cover letter with your salary requirements, resume, and a writing sample with your application to Sandra Armenta, Director of HR at HR Please include Sr. Accountant in the subject line.

The National PTA is wholly dedicated to recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse group of talented people. We are committed to provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected criteria, in accordance with applicable Federal and State laws. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made to Sandra V. Armenta, Director of HR at



Staff Accountant

Folger Shakespeare Library

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 12/12/2017

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The Folger Shakespeare Library is seeking a conscientious and dedicated Staff Accountant to join our four-person Business Office team. Working under the supervision of the Controller, the staff accountant is responsible for; financial reporting for grants, monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, bank reconciliations, and a variety of monthly reports. They are responsible for the processing and/or review of cash receipts, credit card accounts, vouchers, and grants payables. The staff accountant will handle routine accounting transactions, and assist with monthly, year-end, and correcting GL entries. They will also assist the controller with the annual audit. They are responsible for following established internal control procedures and integrating transactions from various software sources into the accounting system. 
This position requires a B.A. in Accounting or other business area, and at least two years of progressive non-profit accounting experience, with a strong preference for experience with fund or grant accounting. Previous accounting experience must include GL reconciliation and familiarity with high level accounting software. A high level of discretion, the ability to keep pace in an energetic environment, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a timely manner is required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and have advanced Excel skills. Must have a proven ability to work both independently and with a team. Successful candidates will be comfortable communicating with a wide range of people and possess a polished and professional demeanor. Preference for experience working with enterprise software, such as Datatel, and experience reconciling financial information from customer relationship management software, such as Tessitura. 


Staff Accountant

ASIS International

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 12/8/2017

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ASIS International, a professional membership organization located in Alexandria, VA with 35,000 global members seeks a strong financial professional to serve as its Staff Accountant. 


Under the direction of the Senior Accountant, the Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting with the monthly financial close process, preparing journal entries, reconciliations of various balance sheet accounts, assist with the annual budget preparation and producing schedules for the annual audit.  This position will also act as the accounting department liaison and support to various other departments within the association, including the review of financial performance against budget.


Successful candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field, with at least 2-3 years of general ledger maintenance and demonstrated success performing account reconciliations.  Must have excellent computer skills, including demonstrated proficiency with Excel as well as knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.  4-5 years’ experience in financial statement preparation and previous experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP and an association management system a plus.  A CPA licensure or candidacy is also a plus.. 


Tax Preparer - Seasonal Experienced, part time

Murray & Cavanaugh, P.C., CPAs

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 11/10/2017

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Tax Preparer - Seasonal Experienced, part time

Tax Preparer, Job Posting, in Arlington, VA Start Date approximately February 1, 2018

Arlington, Virginia CPA firm is seeking an experienced tax preparer for tax season (Feb. 1, - April 16th, 2018). Position is on-site.  (1 block from Rosslyn, VA Metro).  20+ hours per week.