Staff Accountant

FP1 Strategies - Arlington, VA

FP1 Strategies, a public affairs and political consulting firm, is looking for a Staff Accountant to join its growing team.

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting with monthly finance and accounting activity including invoicing, weekly reports, account reconciliations, monthly and year-end closes, and financial reporting. Specifically, the Staff Accountant will:

Assist with A/R and A/P processes
Follow up with clients regarding A/R aging
Generate weekly reports and format as necessary
Ensure timeliness and accuracy of company expense reports
Monitor financial transactions and coding
Enter data and maintain updated records
Assist with account reconciliations
Communicate with vendors, customers, and colleagues
Complete ad hoc requests as necessary

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and a minimum of three years of relevant experience
Successful track record of successfully producing accurate financial statements and reports
Meticulous attention to detail and a can-do attitude, with a willingness to work in the trenches
Ability to understand and suggest improvements to current accounting, expense reporting, and timekeeping systems
Possess superior oral and written communication skills and have the ability to work with a variety of people at all levels of the firm
Proven experience successfully working under pressure to manage tight deadlines while juggling multiple requests and changing priorities
Experience with Intacct and Concur is beneficial, though not required
An interest in politics and/or public affairs is preferred, though not required

We offer competitive compensation, medical and dental insurance as well as a fast-paced work environment on a growing team with many opportunities for growth and advancement.


FP1 Strategies LLC is a full-service agency specializing in political campaigns and public affairs work focused on coalition building, public relations, grassroots mobilization, advertising, digital engagement, message development, and crisis management.

With experience managing high-profile national projects in the United States and internationally, FP1’s ability to design and deploy a campaign-style, fully-integrated approach is a core competency that is unique among its competitors. FP1 is large enough to run endeavors that are multinational in scale, but the firm takes pride in its founding commitment to work harder than anyone on behalf of its clients – no matter the size of the account. This grit, creativity and focus are what FP1’s “campaign approach” truly represents.