AccountantAmerican Public Works Association (APWA)
APWA is searching for an Accountant to join our Finance team. A successful Accountant will play a critical role in the day-to-day activities of the department, account reconciliations and month-end close responsibilities.
The Accountant will be responsible for performing a wide-variety of accounting and finance tasks related to the accounts payable, accounts receivable and account reconciliation functions. Maintenance of member, employee and vendor records, processes reimbursement for expense reimbursement and vendor payment using established guidelines and issues corresponding check payment; posts all account receivable receipts and manages any collection activities; manages the APWA Store inventory account reconciliation and inventory related financial tasks; coordinates the contracts management system and prepares bank reconciliations for assigned general ledger accounts to include fixed assets, development and prepaid expense.
A minimum of an Associate’s degree along with a minimum of two years experience working in accounts payable and/or accounts receivable combined with two years experience with general ledger work or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with providing customer service to external customers strongly preferred. Association experience a plus.
A successful candidate must have a clear understanding of general accounting principles along with financial chart of accounts and general ledger systems/procedures. Excellent verbal and written communications skills, strong customer/member service oriented, strong computer skills using Office 2010 or higher and Microsoft Dynamics (Great Plains) are required. Must be able to prioritize workload, high organizational skills, be flexible and detail oriented.
American Public Works Association (APWA), a national non-profit association of 30,000 members primarily in North America. Our offices are located in downtown Kansas City office. More information about our organization can be found at www.apwa.net.
TO APPLY BY DECEMBER 8, 2017: Submit Cover Letter, Resume and Salary Requirements to: HR, 1200 Main Street, Suite 1400, Kansas City, MO, 64105, e-mail email@example.com.