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Accountant Jobs in Washington DC

Accountant Jobs in Washington DC offer more than just a role; they provide an opportunity to be part of a community that champions your growth alongside the company's success. With roles ranging from managing meticulous financial records to ensuring compliance with tax laws, joining our team means stepping into a position where your skills significantly contribute to our vision and excellence, making it an ideal setting for accountants looking to make a meaningful impact in their career.

Why a Job as an Accountant in Washington DC is a great idea.

Securing a job in accounting in Washington DC is an excellent move, as the city's robust job market, especially in sectors closely tied to government and international affairs, promises not only competitive salaries that can offset the high cost of living but also offers a dynamic working environment within a diverse cultural setting.

Why Work for IES communications in Washington DC?

At IES Communications in Washington DC, we're not just offering a job; we're inviting you to be part of a community that values your growth and development as much as our success. Our commitment to innovation and excellence is matched by our dedication to our employees, providing an environment where you can thrive both personally and professionally, especially vital for those in accounting roles who play a crucial role in guiding our financial strategies and ensuring compliance. Joining our team means becoming part of a company that leads with vision, invests in its people, and believes that our greatest asset is the diverse talents and dedication of our employees, making IES Communications the perfect place for accountants eager to make a significant impact while advancing their career.

Company Benefits

Competitive Wages

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

401(k) Plan

Short Term Disability

Compensated Industry Certifications

Optional long-term disability

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Illness, accident, legal, pet coverage.

Company paid life insurnace

Paid training & defined career path

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What will you do as an Accountant at one of IES Communications' Washington DC Branches?

At our Washington DC branches, we're proud to highlight the roles that keep our financial backbone strong. Our Accountants are tasked with maintaining meticulous financial records in line with Sarbanes-Oxley and company policies, preparing journal entries, reconciling accounts, and ensuring all financial reporting is timely and accurate. They play a crucial role in managing Fixed Assets and Prepaid Expenses, establishing accounting control procedures, and interfacing with auditors to uphold the integrity of our financial practices. Meanwhile, our Accounting Systems Specialists focus on managing travel account entries, maintaining stringent accounting controls, and handling the administration of company credit and fuel cards. Their responsibilities extend to supporting audit processes, managing fleet documentation, ensuring compliance with tax laws, and contributing to job closing processes. Both positions underscore our commitment to financial accuracy, accountability, and continuous improvement, embodying our dedication to excellence in every project we undertake.


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What is the average salary of an Accountant in Washington DC?

The average salary for an accountant in Washington DC is approximately $75,000 per year. This figure can vary based on experience, education, and specific roles within the accounting field.

How do I become an Accounting in Washington DC?

To become an accountant in Washington DC, you first need to earn a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field. Then, pass the Uniform CPA Examination and meet any additional state-specific requirements for licensure.

How long does it take to become an Accountant in DC?

Becoming an accountant in DC typically requires a bachelor's degree, which takes about four years, followed by passing the CPA exam. Gaining the necessary experience for licensure can add another 1-2 years. So, in total, it usually takes around 5-6 years to become a fully licensed accountant in Washington, D.C.

Is being an Accounting in Washington DC a good job?

Absolutely, being an accountant in Washington DC can be a fantastic career choice. The city's vibrant economy offers diverse opportunities across various sectors such as government, non-profits, and private firms. Competitive salaries, the potential for growth, and the chance to work on significant financial projects make it an attractive option for many professionals. Plus, the networking possibilities in the capital can significantly boost your career trajectory.

How much does an Accounting in DC make?

An Accountant in DC typically makes between per hour, and per year depending on their experience and qualifications.

Is there a demand for Accountants in Washington DC?

Yes, there is a significant demand for accountants in Washington DC. The city's diverse economy, including federal government operations, professional services, and non-profits, creates numerous opportunities for accounting professionals.

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