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Staff Accountant - D.C. United (Washington, DC)


D.C. United is looking for a staff accountant to assist the Controller in the daily finance activities of the organization. The organization will hire an energetic, self-motivated, detail-oriented individual to assist in a myriad of accounting activities including accounts payable maintenance, invoicing, journal entry postings, as well as assisting in the monthly closings and financial statement preparation. The individual will also work closely with other departments to make sure the finance department is a resource in the successful management of the organization as a whole.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Accounts payable entry and maintenance

  • Invoicing and accounts receivable monitoring

  • Prepare monthly cash account reconciliations

  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries for various revenue streams

  • Annual generation of 1099s

  • Assist in preparation and review of monthly operating results

  • Identify and research budget variances

  • Assist in implementation of budget process

  • Assists with annual financial audits

  • Assists with MLS League Reporting

  • Monitor company credit card expenditures

  • Input wires and ACH’s for processing


    In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Other tasks as required by Controller
  • Complete other projects as assigned





  • Strong Excel skills and Windows-based accounting system knowledge

  • Proven track record of leading high performance teams

  • Strong, communication, time management and organizational skills

  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage projects on strict deadlines

  • Strong ability to work well in a collaborative, team environment

  • Knowledge of financial planning and analysis, finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Ability to use judgment and professional skills in determining appropriate procedures for preparation of accounting records

  •  Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications

  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections

  • Flexibility in high paced professional sports environment



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field

  • 0-2  years of  experience in Accounting  management  or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Ability to take initiative, work on a team and work independently

  • Discretion in handling confidential materials

  • Highly proficient computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office for Windows (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including home matches on evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary




    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, otherwise note that we have normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements.


  • Must be able to use a computer

  • Must be able to write, type and use phone system



  • Annual performance appraisal will be conducted at the conclusion of the calendar year

  • Supervisor and Employee will establish annual goals

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