Junior Accountant

We are looking for a Junior Accountant to join our team in Washington, D.C.

Baumann Consulting, Inc. (Baumann), with offices in Washington D.C., Chicago, and Frankfurt (Germany) provides consulting services for sustainable and innovative building solutions for the US and international markets. We provide sound engineering practices and creative solutions based on German Quality and American Innovation. Baumann offers broad expertise for consulting services in the field of commercial, institutional, educational, and industrial buildings. Our services cover the entire life cycle of buildings, starting with energy audits and feasibility studies, the development and evaluation of design concepts, through commissioning, M&V and monitoring of the performance of buildings and systems.

Our mission is to deliver solutions for a carbon-neutral real estate industry.

We are looking for a Junior Accountant to join our team in Washington D.C.. You will be supporting our Accounting Department in all accounting aspects of our US and German operations and report directly to the Corporate Controller of the company.

In the role as a Junior Accountant, you will be expected to perform ‘standard‘ accounting work requiring application of standard techniques and procedures. Using prescribed methods, you will perform specific and limited segments of more experienced accountants‘ broader assignments. Assignments may include higher-level work for training/developmental purposes. It is expected that you will exercise good judgment and seek the guidance of supervisors and/or other team members when less common methods or procedures are necessary. Your supervisor will screen assignments for unusual complexities and assist with the selection of non-routine techniques and procedures to be applied.

The Junior Accountant will:

  • Assist with cash receipts processing, A/R billing & coordinating invoicing with project managers;
  • Assist with A/P invoice entry & payments
  • Assist with payroll review & processing
  • Assist with general ledger entries, budgeting, revenue & expense variance analysis & cash flow forecasting;
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and statements;
  • Support HR activities, such as onboarding new employees;
  • Perform other accounting, financial or administrative tasks as needed;
  • Work in an international environment that requires communication with multicultural teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • 1-3 years of work experience in Accounting for a consulting firm (previous experience with A/E/C industry highly preferred).
  • Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer.
  • Must be fluent in English (verbal and in writing), fluency in German a plus.
  • Experience with US GAAP accounting methods, familiarity with German accounting a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills on MS Office.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with accounting software and databases; experience with Deltek Vision / Deltek Vantagepoint highly preferred.
  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Positive, friendly, and professional personality.
  • Ability to handle ambiguous situations and use best-judgment to determine priorities.
  • Ability to manage multiple time-critical tasks.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with corporate management and project managers.
  • Willingness to learn and take on new tasks and responsibilities.


In general, we request a high degree of flexibility from our employees to conform to the nature and variety of our project portfolio and the structure of our company. The position requires self-directed work with minimum guidance.

  • Baumann Consulting is an equal opportunity employer with a great work atmosphere and excellent benefits including:

    • Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
    • ST/LT Disability Insurance
    • 401(k) Plan
    • Commuter Benefits
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Flextime and Flexplace Policy

Are you a good fit for this job? Apply Now! Please send your resume and a cover letter to: careers@baumann-us.com

Danica Lance, Director of Operations & ResourcesContact Danica LanceDirector of Operations & Resources