Staff Accountant

Food & Friends provides medically-tailored meals, nutrition counseling, and friendship to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-challenging illnesses. Our team of sixty employees and thousands of volunteers delivers meals and hope to people living in the District of Columbia and several counties across Maryland and Virginia. There is no charge or income qualification for our services, which are rendered solely on the basis of medical need.

We seek a Staff Accountant to perform accounting duties to include AP/AR, month-end, and other general accounting assistance to the finance team.  Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant will:

  • manage all aspects of A/P from receipt of invoices to disbursement of funds;
  • prepare A/P reports for senior management;
  • perform remote deposit of checks, and prepare/enter coded cash receipts into database;
  • respond to payment and billing inquiries from vendors;
  • assist with monthly journal entries; and
  • assist with general banking needs.

Additionally, the Staff Accountant will enter the annual budget into the accounting database, and assist with preparations for an annual audit.  This is an outstanding opportunity for an entry-level accountant to join one of Washington’s most prominent nonprofit organizations.

The successful candidate will have a BA/BS in accounting or finance, and two years of relevant experience.  Additional qualifications include excellent attention to detail, superb time management skills, ability to multi-task in a high volume accounting department, and an appreciation for diversity. Prior experience with accounting software a plus. Offer of employment contingent upon a pre-employment drug test.

Food & Friends is an essential entity and has continued to provide services to the community during the COVD-19 pandemic.  Telework is not permitted and staff must work on-site.  Our staff is meticulous with hygiene, facility sanitation, social distancing, and the wearing of masks to prevent the spread of illness.

Food & Friends provides a competitive salary and generous benefits.  Our staff enjoys a high quality, diverse work environment that includes short Fridays and casual dress.  Food & Friends is Metro accessible, and has free on-site parking.


To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Mr. Lucas Ginn

Food & Friends

219 Riggs Road, NE

Washington, DC  20011

Fax: 202-635-4263



Food & Friends is an Equal Opportunity Employer