Staff Accountant

  • D.C. United
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • 16 Mar, 2023
Full time Administration Finance

Job Description


The Staff Accountant reports directly to the Controller and is responsible for performing the daily functions of the accounting cycle for D.C. United and its subsidiaries and affiliates (including Audi Field, Loudoun United F.C., and Segra Field). The Staff Accountant will process accounting transactions related to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger in adherence with generally accepted accounting principles.  The ideal candidate is detail oriented, able to meet deadlines and is proactive in avoiding potential problems while recommending improvements to internal processes.


  • Receives and reviews day-to-day invoices, subcontracts, check requests, and/or other related documentation for completeness and compliance with financial policies, procedures, budget, and contractual requirements.
  • Processes payments into the Mineral Tree payment system.
  • Prepares general ledger entries.
  • Maintains asset and liability rollforward schedules (including intercompany)
  • Maintains revenue recognition schedules for ticket sales, sponsorships, and other revenue streams
  • Updates cash journals with daily activity.
  • Assists with monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial closing processes (including accruals).
  • Assists in the annual audit by providing requested documents, researching variances, and responding to questions.
  • Perform a wide range of accounting and administrative duties to support the accounting department.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 0 to 3 years corporate accounting experience


  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with Sage Intacct or similar accounting/ERP software
  • A team player who demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration, time management, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage workstreams on strict deadlines