American Institutes for Research

  • Accounts Payable Associate

    Job Location US-DC-Washington | US-TX-Austin
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    United States
  • Overview

    American Institutes for Research (AIR) prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. The Corporate Finance Office (CFO) is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Associate for the Washington, D.C. (Georgetown) or Austin, Texas office. The CFO is a dynamic workplace within AIR with a clear agenda to develop a service-oriented organization in line with the business and is composed of a strong team of co-workers.


    The Accounts Payable Associate:
    • Audits and processes expense reports, American Express statements and payments, and provides support to customer service in support of AIR programs
    • Assists in building effective customer service-oriented relationships between Accounts Payable Associates and internal and external customers
    • Audits expense reports, miscellaneous expense reports, tuition reimbursements, and accounting corrections to ensure:
    o appropriate authorizations
    o appropriate coding
    o adequate supporting documentation
    o correct calculations
    o compliance with government regulations and organizational policies and procedures such as Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
    • Process American Express statements and upload data into Deltek Costpoint
    • Communicate any anomalies, patterns and trends identified during routine payment processing to the Manager
    • Make recommendations for process improvements as applicable


    • Ability to provide high level customer service in a high volume and fast-moving team environment
    • Experience in a Federal government contracting NP processing environment preferred
    • Experience with full cycle Accounts Payable using an ERP system. Deltek Costpoint experience a plus
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Excel
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be detail oriented and organized

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