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Senior Accountant (12832)

Date: May 13, 2019

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


With minimal supervision, plans, reviews, and supervises the accounting procedures and reporting (in one of three functional areas) of a large organization which has a complex accounting system.

Work Environment

  • This position reports directly to the University Accounting Manager
  • Indirectly supervises 1 Staff Accountant

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • 35-Exempt
  • Sr Coordinator/Sr Analyst A

Salary Range

  • $65,000 - $70,000

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field plus three to five years’ experience or combination of education and experience which demonstrates the necessary skills and abilities needed to perform the job
  • Must have the ability to work independently
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Working experience either as an auditor of or accountant for a large non-profit organization

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Professional certification

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check


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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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