The American Library Association seeks an experienced accounting manager for its accounts receivable area.
The A/R manager is responsible for recording and processing all bank activities to ensure that all cash receipts are properly recorded timely and accurately. The manager will participate in the month-end and year-end close process.
Other key responsibilities:
Manage daily lock box activities and ACH/Wire transfer receipts, in-house deposits, and credit card transactions.
Manage third party processing transactions – publishing activities and conference related activities.
Maintain daily and monthly accounts receivable logs.
Oversee billings process.
Prepare/update recurring monthly activities.
Manage inquiries related to accounts receivable.
Review iMIS transactions and post weekly.
Prepare month-end close entries.
Participate in year-end audit by preparing PBC items.
Perform A/R related balance sheet account reconciliation.
Assist the Controller with year-end analysis.
The American Library Association is a fast-paced, dynamic organization whose mission is to serve over 60,000 librarians and library supporters worldwide to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.
We offer an excellent benefit package that includes a retirement annuity, medical & dental insurance, tuition assistance, and generous paid vacation; as well as a 35-hour workweek.
Starting salary range negotiable based on years of experience.
The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Disability/Veteran.
Apply online including cover letter and resume.
Send a cover letter and resume to:
ALA Sr Human Resources Manager
Minimum of five to seven years’ experience with supervisory responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree, major in Accounting. CPA preferred.
Thorough technical background in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Internal Control.
About American Library Association - Chicago, IL
The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world.Founded in 1876, our mission is to share our vision of the importance of libraries, literacy and free access to information.ALA offers professional services and publications to members and nonmembers, including online news stories from American Libraries and analysis of crucial issues from our Washington Office. Our main office is located in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast, right off of Michigan Ave, with satellite offices in Washington, DC, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.