Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
$60k+ Annual
Job Description

Editorial Projects In Education, Inc. (EPE), the publisher of Education Week, is currently seeking an experienced Senior Staff Accountant.

The Senior Staff Accountant will be responsible for day-to-day accounting functions in addition to assisting with the month-end close, preparing budget and budget reforecast data, as well as with the year-end annual audit.  The Accounting Team’s focus is to deliver business results by providing timely and accurate financial data that inform decisions. The right candidate will have an attention to detail and timeliness. Additionally, a successful Senior Staff Accountant will combine excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.


  • Prepare month-end close journal entries
  • Reconcile general ledger account and bank account balances
  • Maintaining integrity of general ledger
  • Perform financial statement variance analyses
  • Assist with preparation of required schedules and supporting documentation for annual audit; assisting with any direct questions from auditors
  • Generate reports and data upon request
  • Maintain and provide suggestions for improvement to company accounting procedures and processes
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus 2-4 years accounting experience
  • Possess a solid understanding of the general ledger and chart of accounts
  •  Ability to meet deadlines
  • Outstanding problem-solving ability and analytical skills

Education Week, America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation with a 37-year track record in print and online journalism that is dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education.

Education Week’s parent company, Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), is a non-profit media organization that serves the nation’s leading K-12 policymakers, educators, researchers, marketers and other influencers with informed, independent and highly-respected journalism and research, with the goal of improving U.S. K-12 education.

EPE is a vibrant workplace that is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD.  We are within short walking distance of numerous restaurants and shops, the Metro, and are adjacent to The Capital Crescent Trail.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 401(k), and an on-site gym. We value innovation, leadership, and forward-thinking, and provide a friendly, intellectual, challenging work environment where employees can thrive and grow professionally.   

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Job ID: 240396536

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