Society for Human Resource Management

  • Accounts Receivable Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Job ID 2018-1203
    Category
    Finance & Accounting
  • Overview

    The Role:

    The Accounts Receivable Analyst is responsible for analyzing, reconciling, and reporting on revenue and receivable accounts. This position operates bank accounts, and performs various cash, accounts receivable, and revenue activities for the Society and its Affiliates to support efficient and effective accounting processes.

    Responsibilities

    Your Role:

    • Act as accounting and technical system resource for the staff, by providing guidance and feedback on daily operation and accounting system questions.
    • Research, generate, and provide in-depth, problem-solving strategies and solutions to handle various accounting and system issues including: accounts receivable systems, bank reconciliation processes and cash receipts system functions.
    • Reconciling independently complex and large volume bank account transactions by identifying, analyzing, and resolving variances related to receipts and payables from different subsidiary systems and sources. Reconcile credit card transactions and trouble-shoot variances between general ledger and merchant bank involving multiple sources of accounts associated with E-commerce automated processes, bank sources and manual internal credit card operations.
    • Reconcile independently complex and large volume accounts receivable and general ledger account transactions by identifying, analyzing, and resolving variances related to receipts and payables from different subsidiary systems, sources, and business partners.
    • Prepare, record, and maintain detailed journal entries with documentation for the general ledger to resolve reconciling items. Prepares monthly closing entries and maintains records for financial statement reviews.
    • Assist with annual audit by preparing year-end account analysis and schedules.
    • Perform general ledger and cash receipts reconciliation activities as directed for Affiliates.

    Qualifications

    Must Haves:

    • Associate’s degree in Accounting or a related field; Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred.
    • 2 years of experience reconciling complex and detailed Accounts Receivable and General Ledger accounts; 4 years of experience reconciling complex and detailed Accounts Receivable and General Ledger accounts preferred.
    • Experience initiating, developing, and monitoring accounting procedures and accounting systems controls, internal control methods, and operating standards.
    • Comprehensive accounting knowledge.
    • Working knowledge of accounting systems, specifically technical skills relating to Account Receivable systems and automated revenue recognition processes.
    • Ability to trouble-shoot and query transactions from a unified database.
    • Methodical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, operational goals, and objectives.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and technical knowledge.
    • Strong communication skills.

     
    Let us know if you also have:

    • Working knowledge of NetSuite.

     

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment. 

    This job requires occasional travel 0-10%.


    The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

    ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: accessibility@shrm.org or TDD (703) 548-6990.

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