Accounting Manager – CATO Institute

Job Description:

The Cato Institute is seeking an Accounting Manager for its Accounting Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for a multitude of accounting activities to include daily deposits, general ledger reconciliations, payroll submission and year-end (1099) preparation. This candidate should have three to five years of experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area. A strong knowledge of payroll systems and procedures is a must, along with a strong experience with Microsoft and Excel. Payroll certification is a plus, but not a requirement.


Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to:

Anthony Pryor
Director of Administration
Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Fax (202) 842-3490

Producer for Film Fellowship

2012 Searle Film Fellowship at

Application Deadline: February 17, 2012 – the online video journalism project of the Reason Foundation – is seeking talented individuals interested in advancing the message of Free Minds and Free Markets through video journalism and related multimedia productions. Reason’s top priority is talent: established and aspiring producers, videographers, editors, researchers, and marketing professionals will all be considered.

The Searle Film Fellowship at is a year-long, full time position that gives aspiring video journalists the opportunity to create substantive, original content that explores the ideas of free minds and free markets. Initial responsibilities will depend on experience and could range from research assistance to video editing to producing independent pieces to developing marketing and distribution plans. Fellows will also participate in training in production techniques appropriate to their skill level. Fellowships are full-time salaried positions with benefits; salary will depend on experience.

Resourcefulness, a willingness to pick up miscellaneous tasks and reliability are a must. The ideal candidate will also have a strong interest in libertarian ideas, the field of documentary filmmaking or video journalism, familiarity with shooting and editing, and content distribution and marketing.

Applicants at any level of experience will be considered. Individuals who are able to work from one of the Reason offices (in LA or DC) are preferred, but telecommuters will also be considered. To apply, please submit the following materials in a single pdf file via email to by January 27, 2012:

  • A cover letter with a summary of your experience and an explanation of your interest in,
  • A resume, including contact information for three references.
  • Three one-page segment sketches you would like to produce (or help produce) at The format, style, and level of detail are at your discretion.
  • Samples of your work, if applicable to your level of experience. If available online, include links in the email; if you prefer to mail a reel, please send TWO copies to: Reason Foundation, Attn: Amy Pelletier, 3415 S Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90034.

Please direct questions about the fellowship and application process to Amy Pelletier at

Finance Associate

Washington, DC consulting firm is seeking a finance associate with a detailed knowledge of accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles. Candidate should have an understanding of automated financial and accounting reporting systems, as well as the ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.  A working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting is imperative.


Manage the all financial processes and operations, to include tracking expenditures of several different entities operated by firm.  Develop and maintain accountability reports which demonstrate firm’s spending by category, location, and entity.

  • Work alongside partners for budget forecasting and adherence. Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget.
  • Communicate regularly with firm’s outside accountant and bookkeeper to ensure integration and accuracy.
  • Oversee contributions and grant-making process, to maintain compliance, record-keeping, and reports.
  • Work on special projects as needed.

The fast-paced atmosphere requires a detail-oriented, self reliant professional  with solid written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task.  Bachelor’s degree in relevant field mandatory, prior experience not necessary.

Salary: $35,000–negotiable based on experience
For more information please email

Full-Time Web Developer/Programmer

Job Description:

We are a young, energetic website design, internet marketing and software development company based out of Arlington looking to expand our team. You would be working with a team to complete projects on schedule. Ability to work alone and take charge of projects as needed is a plus. We occasionally play Modern Warfare 3 in the office if we need a break and use XBox Kinect to communicate with part of our team in California.

We are looking for a competent and self-disciplined person to help with company growth by working in the development of back and front web infrastructure. If you are an energetic, project oriented, and goal motivated developer/programmer looking for a fun, yet serious, company to work for and a good opportunity for future advancement, then please respond to this posting with your resume and some code samples.

Note: A large portion of our clientele are conservative and libertarian candidates and non-profit organizations, so candidates should be willing to work respectfully in such an environment. All employees are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement and treat our clientele with respect.

This is a full-time, in-office job. Telecommute is not an option.

• Pay: Salary
• Employee Type: Full-Time
• Manages Others: Will Be Determined
• Job Type: Web Developer
• Required Experience: 3-5+ years
• Will Report Directly to Head of Development

Developer Responsibilities
• Code PHP/SQL for websites and applications
• Design and build databases
• Create PHP, AJAX and JQuery Widgets
• Solid systems knowledge in Linux/Unix, LAMP
• Excellent knowledge in PHP/MySQL, Javascript, AJAX
• Solid Experience with HTML, CSS, XML, JQuery and MVC Frameworks
• Creative problem solving mindsets
• Excellent verbal communication and listening skills
• Experience with cross browser code optimization
• Experience with WordPress required (and WordPress multi-site) — Drupal, Joomla a plus.
• Experience with Commerce systems like Magento, OsCommerce, Virtual Market, etc.


Contact for more information.


Development Assistant at Reason

Application Deadline: December 16, 2011
Reason seeks a motivated, organized individual to support the development team while gaining experience in non-profit fundraising.  As part of a small team, you will have the opportunity to work in all areas of development and take on new responsibilities as you learn.  Reason has offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.  Job location is negotiable, and telecommuting may be an option.   Please visit the Reason website for application information.

Ad Sales Manager at Reason

Application Deadline: December 16, 2011
Reason seeks an experienced ad sales manager to increase ad sales for, digital editions of Reason magazine, and Reason video content.  The ad sales manager will be primarily responsible for increasing revenue generated from advertisements and collaborating with the business development team to identify opportunities to improve ad sales. Reason has offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.  Job location is negotiable, and telecommuting may be an option. Please visit the Reason website for application information.

Digital Business Associate at Reason

Application Deadline: December 16, 2011
Reason seeks an experienced individual to support the design and execution of digital product and business strategies for Reason magazine and You will increase our audience size and commercial revenue by playing a hands-on role in building, managing, and expanding a wide variety of digital channels through which Reason communicates with audiences, including, e-reader products, mobile applications, e-mail, social networking, and more.  Reason has offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.  Job location is negotiable, and telecommuting may be an option.  Please visit the Reason website for application information.