American Institutes for Research

  • Accounting Associate

    Job Location US-VA-Crystal City
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    Job Location
    United States
    Alternate locations
    Crystal City, Virginia
  • Overview

    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 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 coworkers and challenging varied roles that aim to stretch and expand the value CFO delivers within AIR.

    We currently have an opportunity for an Accounting Associate position in the General Accounting team in the Corporate Finance Office located in our Crystal City, Virginia office.


    • Conduct treasury management activities, including application of daily cash receipts and other cash activity analysis
    • Process accounting transactions, collect and analyze accounting data, analyze business results and develop management reports
    • Ensure financial policies and procedures are followed; escalate complex matters when necessary
    • Analyze and maintain general ledger accounts
    • Perform financial closing activities, e.g., fixed asset accounting, bank reconciliations
    • Ensure components of regulatory reporting such as sales and use tax and Census Bureau reports are compliant, accurate and timely
    • Manage corporate credit card programs
    • Monitor credit card reconciliation compliance
    • Coordinate with external auditors to fulfill audit requests
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
    • Demonstrated ability to provide high level of customer service in a dynamic environment
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel
    • Ability to apply comprehensive knowledge of GAAP
    • Strong analytic and organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines
    • Attention to details and accuracy
    • Experience with Deltek Costpoint preferred

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