Accounting Specialist

Job Location US-DC-Washington
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The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm which prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant Federal, state, and private organizations. The intellectual diversity of our 1,600 employees enables us to bring together experts from many fields in the search for innovative answers to any challenge. Within AIR, the Corporate Finance Office (CFO) is a dynamic workplace with a clear agenda to develop a service oriented organization in line with the business. It is composed of a strong team of co-workers and challenging varied roles that aim to stretch and expand the value CFO delivers within AIR. We currently have an opportunity for an Accounting Specialist in the Corporate Finance Office in Washington,D.C. (Georgetown). The Accounting Specialist is an integral part of the General Accounting team and will take responsibility for performing month end close procedures and conducting general accounting duties.


• Perform financial closing procedures
• Maintain lease commitment schedules along with deferred rent/ buildout schedules
• Prepare budgets for various expenses
• Perform domestic bank reconciliations
• Prepare journal entries
• Conduct general ledger account analysis and maintenance
• Prepare audit schedules
• Other accounting-based projects and analysis


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a minimum 4-7 years of experience in accounting field
• Demonstrated ability to provide high levels of customer service in a dynamic environment
• Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel
• Detail orientation with outstanding analytical skills
• Ability to apply comprehensive knowledge of GAAP to complex transactions
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Experience with Deltek Costpoint required
• CPA desirable



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