Linh Nguyen

Associate, Accountant

Global Impact


Position:                             Associate, Accountant


Department:        Finance


Reports to:           Senior Accountant


Location:             Alexandria, VA


Status:                  Full Time/Exempt


Position Overview   




The Accountant works directly with the Senior Accountant.  The dynamic position requires a technology-savvy individual with strong knowledge of accounting systems, including: cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and general ledger.  The position plays a key role in monthly close, general ledger reconciliation and year- end audits. 


Major Responsibilities


   Accounts Payable




·        Manage the electronic account payable and expense reporting system (PN3), maintain user accounts, train new users and make necessary administrative updates to the system and training manuals. 


·        Process accounts payable payments (employee expense reports, vendor invoices and charity distributions) on a weekly basis. 


·        Process payments accurately and timely on a weekly basis, whether by check, EFT or wires.


·        Process distributions timely and accurately to donor-designated charities.


·        Monitor and initiate communication on all accounts payable issues to decrease outstanding items.


·        Review invoices and check requests; and resolve any issues/discrepancies in collaboration with managers and employees.


·        Produce and send 1099s to vendors (1096 to IRS) annually. 


  Accounts Receivable




·        Produce monthly, quarterly and annual invoices, track payment and issue statements of account to clients.


·        Responsible for contract management – including review scope and terms, upload in PN3, obtain all necessary addendums, etc.


·        Monitor and initiate communication on all accounts receivable issues to decrease outstanding items.




   Other Duties


·        Prepare monthly/quarterly account schedules, reconciliations, analysis and/or reports. 


·        Assist in preparing audit schedules and 990 tax preparation.


·        Willingness to accept additional assignments and be flexible in a dynamic work environment.


Qualifications & Requirements:


·        Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance/business from an accredited college or university.


·        3-5 years in an accounting/finance environment, with not-for-profit experience and knowledge of not-for-profit accounting strongly preferred.


·        Knowledge and use of the following software packages is recommended:


o   Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains): G/L, Cash Management (Bank Reconciliation) and Sales (A/R)


o   Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel)


·        Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)


·        Strong knowledge of current accounting rules and regulations


·        Good communication skills


·        Detail oriented, efficient, and flexible


·        Ability to work independently


·        Excellent time management skills and the  ability to organize and prioritize work


·        Ability to identify problems and make recommendations for improvement


·        Team player, able to handle ambiguity, anticipate and react to changes quickly

 Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter with salary expectations