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 Controller, 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. his 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 some relevant work 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. Must be willing to work in a traditional office environment; telework not permitted. Offer of employment contingent upon a pre-employment drug test and proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (exemption from vaccination requirement will be considered for disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance).

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

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