compensation: Between $50,000 and $55,000 employment type: full-time
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Under the direct supervision of the Operations Director this position provides accounting support for the company. In addition, they will also perform data entry tasks, office management, assistance on special projects and general administrative support. They will interact with clients, vendors, and other departments to troubleshoot and effectively resolve issues. As a team member that handles highly confidential information, this position is not part of the union bargaining unit.
-Responsible for various accounting functions such as AP/AR, collections, reconciliations, etc.
-Maintains office supplies and environment
-Assists clients with questions via phone or email regarding the following: payments, billing, or collections
-Data entry, database management, electronic organization and filing
-Follows up on all assigned tasks until positive completion is arrived
-Miscellaneous tasks which may include cleaning, and general office administration
-Work directly with the Operations Director with a goal of professional and personal development
-Other responsibilities as requested
-2-5 years of accounting experience with AP/AR, general ledger bookkeeping, reconciliations, collections, etc.
-Based in Washington, DC
-1-2 years of general administrative experience
-Excellent skills with QuickBooks Online, Excel and Google Suite
-Data entry skills and customer service experience
-Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills
-Clear and effective communicator both verbally and written
-Detail oriented, organized, flexible, and dependable
-Self-motivated, independent, needs little supervision
-Meticulous about ensuring that data is accurate, able to perform self-checks and recognize errors
-Ability to manage and handle frequent interruptions in workflow, re-prioritizing when necessary
-Understands that while process and rigor are important, a human approach, common sense, trust, and follow through are just as important
-Willingness to go above and beyond when necessary to get the job done, including occasionally working long hours, evenings or weekends
-Values driven, you are excited to do this work because you believe in the end cause
-Fast learner, able to adapt to new systems and processes quickly
Strongly Preferred but Not Required
-Experience working with a distributed team
Salary and Benefits
-Salary starts between $50,000 and $55,000
-Profit sharing plan: share in the growth and success of Middle Seat
-$50 mobile phone subsidy monthly
-100% coverage for health, dental and vision
-Zero deductible health plan
-One Medical health service: video call or chat with doctors, no wait-time appointments
-Health Advocate: 24/7 assistance with navigating health benefits, finding providers, etc.
-5% employer match on your 401k retirement account
-20 paid vacation days, plus your birthday and May Day off
-Unlimited sick leave
-Commuter benefits for public transportation
-For in-office employees, work from home one day per week (after your first six months)
-12 weeks of paid leave for new parents
We are committed to building a diverse and passionate team. We encourage organized individuals with a strong technical aptitude to apply for this position. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.
Our firm is values-driven. We are intentional with the decidedly left-of-center clients we work with — and we strive to make our work environment and benefits reflect that, including salary transparency, healthy work-life balance, and consistent employee feedback and communication. We’re happy to talk more about our company culture with prospective applicants.