Community Science
  • Gaithersburg, MD, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Bookkeeper/Accounting Generalist (Part-Time) 
(Washington, DC Area)

We are seeking a part-time Bookkeeper/Accounting Generalist for immediate employment. This position supports the general accounting operations of the company by performing a variety of accounting and finance related tasks requiring a high-level of trust and confidentiality. The ideal candidate will excel at multi-tasking, prioritizing, and working independently, yet knowing when to ask for help.

Summary of Duties & Responsibilities

  • Process vendor invoices for approval and payment
  • Assist with client invoice preparation and distribution
  • Bank and credit card account reconciliations
  • Payroll processing and reconciliation
  • Prepare and distribute financial reports as requested
  • Other duties and/or special projects as assigned or requested by the Company


  • Associate's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounts payable/receivable principles
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Expert knowledge of the QuickBooks accounting software
  • Working knowledge of Unanet web-based enterprise software a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Must ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of all company data
  • Ability to follow instruction without close supervision


  • Team player attitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Upbeat personality with a great work ethic
  • Excellent written & phone communication skills
  • Developing Standards, Analyzing Information , Dealing with Complexity, Reporting Research Results, Data Entry Skills, Accounting, SFAS Rules, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Thoroughness


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