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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Staff Accountant
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Brailsford & Dunlavey Inc | Washington, DC
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Job Description


Brailsford & Dunlavey is seeking a Staff Accountant based out of our Washington, DC office.

Ambitious, diverse, multidisciplinary, entrepreneurial: these are all words that describe our team. But what ties B&D employees together is our excitement and passion for advising our clients throughout the facility development process. Whether interviewing students on a college campus, touring classrooms in an elementary school, or sitting with fans on a stadium's opening day, we are driven by our purpose to advance communities. It starts with our own B&D community; it starts with you.

The Staff Accountant will process purchase and sales documents, as well as general ledger transactions in accordance with the department Stand Operating Procedures/Internal Controls for Brailsford & Dunlavey.


1. Support client invoicing

* Compile reimbursable expense documentation to be submitted with invoice to client
* Set up new clients in accounting system
* Process client receipts in batches and submit daily for approvals
* Assist in reviewing and filing client contracts and documents
* Other tasks as assigned

2. Process Vendor invoices

* Ensure documents have appropriate approvals and coding
* Record transactions in batches and submit daily
* Process and submit payment batches semi-monthly, ensuring vendors are paid timely to avoid negative outcomes, but maximize cash flow
* Utilize document imaging software and manage paper files, as required

3. Support Payroll

* Enter new hire information and update payroll-related employee information into systems
* Process manual payroll checks as needed
* Assist in customer service to employees and vendors

4. Respond to request for information (RFI's) by Project Staff, Clients and Vendors

* Handle requests in a professional manner while quickly and accurately providing information
* Ensure data requests are authorized; protecting information from either internal or external requests that are not legitimate.


Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and one to two years' relevant experience.


Technical Competencies

* Able to use Microsoft Office suite; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
* Proficient in utilizing Accounting Information Systems; Quickbooks, Deltek, Microsoft Dynamics or Microsoft Office Accounting

Professional Competencies

* Articulated support for the firm's mission, values and operating paradigm
* Strong attention to detail
* Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
* Ability to be productive in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional work environment
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Excellent organizational skills
* Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities
* Proven adaptability, flexibility, and creativity
* Demonstrated ability to thrive within a team structure

Human Relations:

Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves: routing calls, troubleshooting, or providing information.

Brailsford & Dunlavey is an equal opportunity employer.

Brailsford & Dunlavey participates in E-Verify.

Work Environment and Physical DemandsWork Environment

* Office environment; moderate noise.
* Occasional regional and national travel.
* Occasional evening or weekend work.


* Office equipment/computers 8 hrs per day.

Physical Demands

* Sitting at desk or table up to 6 hrs per day
* Standing or walking
* Repetitive wrist, hand or finger movement (while operating computer equipment)
* Eye-Hand Coordination (keyboard typing)
* Hearing and talking
* Extended periods of reading fine print.
* Light to moderate bending, crouching, and stooping (filing)

About Brailsford & Dunlavey Inc

Brailsford & Dunlavey (B&D) is a Washington, D.C.-based facility planning