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Accountant 1

Leadership Institute

1101 N Highland St

Arlington , VA 22201

United States

Job Description


The Leadership Institute is hiring an entry-level accountant who is consistent, accurate, reliable, and timely. As Accountant 1, you will be joining LI’s dedicated, fun, and energetic team. You will help the Accounting department with essential functions that allow the Leadership Institute to run efficiently. 


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assists in managing corporate credit cards
  • Prepares vouchers, invoices, expense reports, and other records, and reviews for accuracy
  • Assists employees, vendors, clients, or customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services
  • Makes bank deposits
  • Posts transactions and deposits in accounting software
  • Works with the Comptroller to develop and document new accounting policies and processes
  • Other activities assigned by the Comptroller and CFO


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Effective communication skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Strong quantitative, analytical skills and basic understanding of finance (debits and credits)
  • Ability to be highly confidential about internal financial and HR information
  • Eagerness to learn new tasks that are not listed in your job description


Desired Skills:

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting software
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with 501(c)3 organizations


Why it’s great to work at the Leadership Institute:

  • Opportunities to improve your skill set through LI’s investment in your professional development
  • Free access to all Leadership Institute trainings (time permitting)
  • Fun workplace with great mix of energy and teamwork
  • Team building exercises every quarter
  • Wonderful coworkers who are always happy to lend a helping hand
  • Become part of the Leadership Institute’s vast conservative network
  • Opportunity for advancement


How to apply: Please send a resume and cover letter detailing your interest in the position/mission of the Leadership Institute and salary requirements to Melissa Blume at Get creative and tell us why you're passionate about helping conservatives. We will review your resume and contact you for further information if we feel your background and skills are a good match for this position.

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