Junior Accountant

About Trout Unlimited

Today, Trout Unlimited is a national organization with more than 150,000 volunteers organized into about 400 chapters nationwide. This dedicated grassroots army is matched by a respected staff of organizers, lawyers, policy experts and scientists, who work out of more than 30 offices. Our mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America's cold-water fisheries and their watersheds.

Position Summary

This position will process accounts payable for Trout Unlimited. Provide quality oversight of accounts payable activity, generate weekly cash disbursement runs. Prepare monthly reconciliation of the corporate Visa account. Enter cash receipt transactions into the accounting system (Dynamics SL). Perform GL entries and reconciliations. This position is located in Arlington, Virginia.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review accounts payable activity prepared by field staff for accuracy and processing
  • Prepare weekly cash disbursement runs, generating checks and ACH batches utilizing Microsoft Dynamics SL's e-banking feature
  • Record monthly operating cash account transactions
  • Record monthly payroll related journal entries
  • Record cash receipts in SL
  • Reconcile revenue between SL and the organization's CRM
  • Reconcile prepaid expenses and payroll related balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare annual 1099 forms and capture vendor W-9s
  • Monitor timecard status reports; answer field queries in a timely manner
  • Monthly reconciliation of corporate visa account with 200 cardholders
  • Assist with annual audit; special projects as assigned


  • Minimum education: Bachelor Degree in accounting or related field
  • Experience in accounting a plus
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to manage large sets of data and multiple requests from staff
  • Excellent communication skills; customer service is a must
  • Discrete, confidential, team player
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft Office, Word and Excel, pivot tables a plus
  • Able to meet strict deadlines and work with minimal supervision
  • Experience working in a fast paced, ever changing environment.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter of interest, resume, salary requirement and 3 professional references to Vivie Yen at vyen@tu.org. Open until filled. Cover letters without salary requirements will not be considered. No phone calls.

This is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities.

Please fill out this voluntary form and submit it as an attachment to this email address.

TU is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer pursuant to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act & Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistant Act.

TU hires staff without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.


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