Accountant | Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence


Title: Accountant
Department: Finance
Reports to: VP of Finance
Location: Washington, DC


Oversees accounting and reporting activities in accordance with non-profit Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and organization financial and management policies. Assist with audit requests and research accounting guidelines for best practices and reporting requirements. Responsible for daily accounting operations, to include the timely and accurate completion of account reconciliations, fixed asset management, implementation and monitoring of controls to mitigate risk, cash receipt, accounts payable and contract database management.


  • Manage relationships with internal groups and flow of accounting information
  • Assist with annual audit and 990 preparation, and on-going accounting research requirements
  • Prepare monthly financial variance analysis
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and all reasonable discounts are taken
  • Capture revenue and accounts receivable in the general ledger according to GAAP
  • Prepare necessary monthly and annual adjusting entries
  • Ensure C3 and C4 transactions are accurately captured in the general ledger
  • Implement system improvements to increase efficiency of financial operations
  • Manage internal expense reimbursement process and financial on-boarding of new employees
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system


  • Bachelors degree in accounting, business administration or equivalent
  • CPA candidate preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in an equivalent position
  • Must be proficient in computerized accounting systems
  • Must be proficient in use of computers to aid the accounting function
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • Familiarity with non-profit organizations preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate relationships and work successfully with other organizational units to achieve common objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills


The Brady Campaign & Center to Prevent Gun Violence (Brady) is a leading national voice in the movement to end gun violence. Representing millions of supporters and activists, Bradys goal is to cut gun deaths in half by 2025 through sustained, impact-driven campaigns such as "Finish the Job" to expand Brady background checks to all gun sales, "Stop Bad Apple Gun Dealers" to shut down the small number of gun dealers that sell almost all crime guns, and "The ASK Campaign" to educate parents about the risks of guns in the home.


Please email cover letter and résumé to mentioning "Accountant" in the subject line. The Brady Campaign and Center is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please. This position is classified as exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not eligible for overtime pay.

Candidates who identify as members of historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. A diverse workforce and open culture are at the heart of our organization and vital to our success.