• Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Accounting role within the C-SPAN Finance team. The Senior Staff Accountant reports to the VP of Finance and is responsible for maintaining the company's financial procedures and accounts in compliance with C-SPAN's internal control policies and US GAAP. Key responsibilities include maintaining the month-end close process, preparing account analysis and reconciliations, making journal entries, preparing the monthly financial statement reporting pack, assisting with the annual financial audit and overseeing the capital asset inventory process.


  • Maintains the general ledger and month-end close procedures and makes recommendations for improvements.
  • Ensures the integrity of accounting information by verifying, analyzing, identifying expense accruals, and entering transactions.
  • Prepares monthly reconciliations and analysis for bank accounts, balance sheet accounts, and selected expense accounts to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Identifies and resolves any discrepancies in the accounting information.
  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Prepares monthly financial statements reporting pack for senior management.
  • Assists with the annual financial audit by providing information and supporting documentation for external auditors.
  • Prepares annual property tax returns.
  • Oversees the capital asset inventory process.
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required.
  • CPA or CPA Candidate preferred.
  • Minimum five years of accounting experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with the use of MS Excel and MS Word required. Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 and other accounting packages preferred.
  • High integrity individual. Extremely detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated self-starter. Excellent problem solving skills. Ability to independently pursue projects to completion.
  • A strong work ethic and ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Able to be flexible and work well with others as a team player.
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