Assistant Controller Job in Washington, DC

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016

Parker and Lynch Washington, DC

Washington, DC
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span span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' An Assistant Controller job in Washington, DC for a communications and government affairs firm is available via Parker + Lynch. In this role, you will be able to take ownership of a multitude of accounting and finance duties, to include handling all accounting for their affiliate organizations, recognizing revenue from a wide variety of sources, prepare tax returns for 501(c)3's, 501(c)4's and 501(c) 6's. This organization partners with clients to create campaigns that include hard-hitting advertising, opposition research, and online communications.  This is really an opportunity to build on your accounting skills in a flourishing company and a department that heavily encourages professional growth. br   br Assistant Controller job duties include: br •Tax preparation for a wide variety of associations and external entities associated with the company br •Serve as audit liaison for annual audit and complete 990's br •Take ownership of the General Ledger br •Recognize revenue from in-kind versus non-cash contributions br •Manage payroll br •Support the Controller with various ad hoc projects and initiatives br   br To be qualified, you should have: br •CPA (required) br •5+ years of accounting experience br •Non-profit experience, especially 501 (c) (3)o Accounting / Audit standards and financial statement preparation and a strong understanding of in-kind versus non-cash contributions] br •Tax return preparation Form 990 br •Various other tax/license filings, especially DC various filings br •Excel (very strong; tables, pivot tables; V-lookup; strong experience with macros ) br •Various accounting systems, especially Sage Peachtree br •Work well as part of a team but also independently  br   br If you are interested in working with an organization that is entrenched in government affairs, public relations, and on the cutting edge of policies and political research, this could be the place for you. Our client is seeking someone with a good understanding of manual accounting systems as well as the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. If you are interested in this Assistant Controller job, please submit your resume to for immediate consideration.   br   br Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled br /span br /span