Staff Accountant

Washington, DC
Deadline for Applications
Where to Apply


Ashoka, a global non-profit organization founded in 1981, seeks applications for the position of Staff Accountant based in Washington, DC.

For over 30 years, Ashoka has invested in social entrepreneurs who pursue their innovative model for solving a problem of society with the same focus, creativity and dedication of the best entrepreneurs in the business sector. Supported by local offices in 40 countries, Ashoka\\’s 3,700 leading social entrepreneurs have provided game changing impact in over 60 countries, changing the lives of millions of global citizens for the better.


The successful candidate will oversee Accounts Payable functions at Global HQ. Our new colleague will enter cash receipts, track payments and post to appropriate accounts, monitor and produce cash receipts report, set-up and maintain supplier and vendor files and process accounts payable and travel expenses. Candidates will also prepare general ledger journal entries and supporting schedules, obtain appropriate approvals and review contracts, expenses, and policies to ensure proper accounting treatment.


Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field. Over 3 years of experience in a similar role. Advanced knowledge of Excel and accounting software and ERP platforms (e.g. SAP Business One, NetSuite). Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities. Global perspective with interest in non-profit sector. Aptitude for working autonomously and prioritizing workload to reach overarching goals.

Additional Information

Please email Adam Bornstein with your CV and Cover Letter.