Financial Operations Associate
Posted on 4/24/2023
Democratic National Committee (DNC)

201-500 employees

Governing body of the US Democratic Party
Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Finance & Banking
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or another analytical discipline (e.g., Engineering) or equivalent experience; and
  • General knowledge of accounting and budget principles/procedures
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work cohesively with other staff members
  • Strong time management skills
  • Dedication to confidentiality and discretion
  • Ability to communicate concisely across multiple media
  • Strong experience with Google Sheets (or Excel); and
  • Experience with Sage Intacct and automated accounts payable software preferred
  • This role will be responsible for supporting a range of Financial Operations functions, with a primary focus on Accounting. Specific responsibilities will evolve over time depending on the particular point in the election cycle, but will include:
  • Supporting and improving our payment processes: The Associate will help ensure timely payment of all bills, with a detailed focus on data accuracy and a keen eye on areas for potential improvement. This includes our accounts payable processes (e.g., ensuring payment requests align with contracts; proper coding for data tracking in our accounting system; setting up new vendors), payroll (e.g., work with HR team to ensure the accuracy of bi-monthly disbursements), and credit card reconciliations (e.g., prepare monthly statements; ensure appropriate back-up documentation). All of this requires a deep understanding of our accounting data - and we're always looking to streamline processes and find ways to better ensure accuracy while staying efficient
  • Budget reconciliation and management: The Associate will assist in reconciling our budget against actuals. This will require digging into details on each invoice and linking them to a knowledge of departmental budgets