logowhtFlagwebThe Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, an established Not for Profit/Government Contractor based in Arlington, VA seeks to hire an Accounting Assistant for an entry level position to join its team. This role requires the ability to effectively multi-task and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment. The position will report directly to the Controller. A recent college graduate is preferred.


• Manage billings and accounts receivable, accounts payable and disbursements
• Oversee time and expense entries in Deltek T&E
• Payroll processing using ADP with Deltek interface
• Manage employees’ expense reimbursements
• Assist with the preparation for various audits
• Other duties, assignments and responsibilities to be determined by the Controller and the Executive team

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

• 4-year degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management
• Able to learn new tasks quickly and perform them thoroughly and efficiently
• Able to listen and take direction
• Very good communication and interpersonal skills, including effective and tactful verbal and written communication
• Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook


Applicant selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information


• Competitive salary
• Excellent benefits including health, dental, 403(b), life, etc.

If you are qualified and interested in this position, send your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Ballston Metro Center Office Towers
901 North Stuart Street, Suite 1200
Arlington, VA 22203
Tel 703.525.0770

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Our Mission

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is an independent, 501(c)(3), not-for-profit public policy research institute. The Institute identifies and aggressively shepherds discussion on key science and technology issues facing our society. From these discussions and forums, we develop meaningful science and technology policy options and ensure their implementation at the intersection of business and government.


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