Available Positions

 

Financial Aid and Higher Education Specialist

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC has an immediate opening for a Financial Aid expert who will collaborate with other members of the Education Practice to provide guidance to clients with respect to compliance with federal student financial aid (“Title IV”) rules including student eligibility, institutional and program eligibility, the administration of the Title IV programs, and program reviews and compliance audits.

A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s Degree is preferred. Additional requirements include at least seven years of experience with federal regulatory compliance in post-secondary education or related experience. Experience may be in the government, with an auditing firm, in a financial aid office of an institution of higher education, or with a third-party servicer. Familiarity with student data systems is desired.

Successful candidates must be able to work independently within a team environment and be detail oriented. Must be able to analyze complicated regulatory issues and independently produce acceptable written and verbal products regarding regulatory compliance.

Application Process:

Interested parties should send their resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter for this position to:  Recruiting@PowersLaw.com.  In the Subject Line reference Financial Aid and Higher Education Specialist. 

EOE. No search firm submissions, please.


Staff Accountant

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC is seeking a Staff Accountant to join our Accounting Team.  The Staff Accountant will be responsible for journal entries, the preparation of firm financial reports, budgets, reconciliation of accounts, assisting our outside Accountants with tax filings, 1099’s, DC and state local tax filings and other accounting related reports.  The Staff Accountant will also be responsible for accounts receivable to include processing and applying bank deposits, resolving payment discrepancies, addressing inquires and maintaining AR files.  Additional responsibilities will include Payroll, e-billing and client billing. Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years of relevant accounting experience to include an understanding of general ledger concepts, billing, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. The candidate must be proficient in accounting skills and possess strong data entry skills. A bachelors degree in accounting is required and law firm billing and accounting experience is preferred. For consideration, submit a cover letter and resume to Recruiting@PowersLaw.com. In the subject of your correspondence, note “Staff Accountant.”

EOE. No search firm submissions, please.


To apply for an Attorney position, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript to:

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC
Attn: Recruiting
1501 M Street, NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20005

Email: Recruiting@PowersLaw.com

To apply for a Summer Associate position, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript to:

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC
Attn: Recruiting
1501 M Street, NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20005

Email: SummerAssociate@PowersLaw.com

To apply for a non-attorney, professional, or administrative position, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC
Attn: Recruiting
1501 M Street, NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20005

Email: Recruiting@PowersLaw.com

To apply for an internship position, please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC
Attn: Recruiting
1501 M Street, NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20005

Email: Recruiting@PowersLaw.com


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In accordance with the NALSC Code of Ethics, candidates shall be referred only to recruiting@powerslaw.com.  This firm does not accept unsolicited resumes and sending unsolicited resumes to the firm does not constitute a relationship with Powers. Posting of the positions on this website does not authorize placement search firms or other third parties to directly solicit candidates on the firm’s behalf.