Junior Accountant

About Trout Unlimited

Trout Unlimited is a national organization with 300,000 members and supporters organized into over 400 chapters and councils nationwide. These dedicated grassroots volunteers are matched by a respected staff of organizers, lawyers, policy experts, and scientists, who work out of more than 45 offices across the country. Our mission is to conserve, protect, and restore North America's cold-water fisheries and their watersheds.

Position Summary

The Junior Accountant will report directly to the Senior Accountant and 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 (Solomon). The position is based 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 SL's e-banking feature
  • Record monthly operating cash account transactions
  • Record monthly payroll related journal entries
  • 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
  • This is a non-supervisory role.

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


  • 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 letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and 3 professional references to Vivie Yen at vivie.yen@tu.org. Cover letters without salary requirements will not be considered. No phone calls please. Open until filled.

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.


Add Content