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Senior Accountant

U.S Comm for Refuge
Arlington, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The Senior Accountant position is responsible for serving as a team leader in the Finance department and ensuring the department creates accurate and timely financial records for the organization. This position will be supervised by the Controller


  • Responsible for federal grant management reporting and compliance matters; ensure timely completion of all financial reports.
  • Responsible for managing day to day accounting functions in the field offices, review general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy and complete journal entries, perform monthly bank reconciliation duties.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and interact with Accountant and Field Office Directors; Responsible for budgetary control for grants and proper expense classification based on grantor guidelines.
  • Perform grant-related functions, including budget vs actual analysis, perform grant closeout functions as require by grantors. Perform labor distribution changes.
  • Review payments charged to grants for conformity to budget; charge those cost to grant monthly. Generate grant billings, reconcile, and monitor receivables.
  • Conduct complex reconciliations, schedules, and reports. Use accounting knowledge to provide correcting entries to management for any reconciling items and works to minimize.
  • Support the evaluation and recording of complex transactions in accordance with GAAP/IFRS.
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of schedules including SEFA preparation for the Single Audit and the annual Form 990 process: and
  • Perform other tasks and special projects as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with minimum of three years’ experience in non-profit and federal grant management with a thorough knowledge of fund accounting is required.
  • Knowledge of A-122 is helpful but not required.
  • Proven ability to analyze financial statements, budgets, and manage contracts.
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills; ability to work as a team member and independently with a high-level of self-motivation and ability to meet goals and deadlines in fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently with a high-level of self-motivation and as part of a team to meet goals and deadlines.
  • Proficient in computer applications, such as MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel (VLOOKUP and Pivot table), and database programs; experience in Navision or other accounting software is required; and
  • Strong communication including fluency in oral and written English and writing skills with impeccable attention to detail.


  • Satisfactory completion of USCRI’s Orientation and Training.
  • Complete additional training as identified by supervisor (s) or Human Resources.


    • Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity;
    • Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting and standing, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands; and
    • Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Please submit a resume with cover letter describing your interest and qualifications with your online application.

    References will be required at time of the final interview.

    No telephone calls please. Position will remain open until filled.


    U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants is an equal opportunity employer.

U.S Comm for Refuge


Arlington, VA
22202 USA


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