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Accounting Intern 

Reports to: Accounts Payable and Budget Manager  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Location Capital Area Food Bank - DC  
About the Organization It is an exciting time at the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) as we continue to undertake our mission of providing good, nutritious food today and food to enable brighter futures. On an annual basis CAFB distributes about 40 million meals worth of food through a network of hundreds of partners across the DMV. We know that creating long term solutions to food security requires more than meals. It requires education, training, and collaboration across the public, private and social service ecosystems. We are seeking people with strong ideas and a passion to come together to address the complex interrelated issues of food security, poverty, and equity. We are expanding in multiple ways: providing food for today and addressing the root causes of hunger by partnering with organizations that provide critical services like job training programs, health care and education. Food has the power to transform lives and move everyone forward. Find out how on our website at Let us discuss how food is at the center of everyone's healthy life!


The Accounting Intern provides accounting support within the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) Finance department, primarily Accounts Payable. The overall responsibilities are day-to-day assist accounts payable processing as well as various accounting projects, while ensuring policies and procedures are being adhered to. The Accounting Intern will also help support the Finance team as needed.

Essential Functions:

Assist Accounts Payable – Tipalti (70%)

  • Assist with various Accounts Payable Projects such as SOP, Sales Tax etc.
  • Assist Accounts Payable functions as it relates to Tipalti Invoice Processing System

Concur - (15%)

  • Assist with various Expense Related Processes and Functions
  • Assist with creations of Concur SOP/SharePoint

Miscellaneous - (15%)

  • Assist other Finance (AR/Payroll/Budget) functions as needed.
  • Assist with any Admin Project as needed.
Position Requirements
  • At least a Junior in College in Accounting or Finance Major and have successfully taken a few Accounting Classes with a basic understanding of Accounting/Finance functions and processes.
  • A commitment to learn and practice Accounting to successfully support Finance Department as it helps food growing goals at CAFB.
  • Proficiency with basic computer software programs (including MS Word, Excel).
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team.


  • Accounts Payable and Budget Manager


  • Regular office hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Approximately 20 hours a week, final schedule to be determined by manager and candidate


  • Compensation is $17.00/hour

NOTE: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

We Offer: At Capital Area Food Bank, we understand that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits including competitive compensation and benefits, free onsite parking, complimentary shuttle to metro, professional development, growth, and volunteer opportunities, fun work in a diverse environment

Application Process:

  • Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
EOE Statement Capital Area Food Bank welcomes and supports a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are committed to equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment and for all our employees. CAFB makes employment decisions based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, military status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, educational status, unemployment status, place of residence or business, source of income, reproductive health decision making or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, harassment or discrimination based on these characteristics will not be tolerated at CAFB. To perform the essential functions of this position, reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities.  

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