Jane Dickenson

Senior Accountant

Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)

I. Description and Purpose 

The Senior Accountant reports to the Controller to produce timely and accurate financial information forAdvaMed and its affiliates. This role oversees the junior staff accountant.This key team member supports the Finance and Accounting Department focusing on invoicing, accounts payable, cash application, cash disbursements, prepaids, and fixed assets. The Senior Accountant assists the Department in meeting deadlines for budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and special projects. 

 II. Essential Duties of the Position

Oversees the automated accounts payable process, the related systems which are currently Concur andIntacct, and the invoicing process including the systems related to both dues and event revenue

 Ensures accuracy, meeting deadlines and acts as a back-up 

Ensures processes are properly documented and proposes improvements, as needed 

Maintains and coordinates the monthly close activities, including preparing analysis, journal entry, and

reconciliation tasks from the monthly close checklist and providing regular updates to the Controller 

Will be the primary journal entry preparer although underlying analysis will be supported by team members 

Attends to internal controls, especially management review and approval prior to completing payments 

Maintains vendor, payment, and employee reimbursement files updated and audit-ready 

Manages special payment processes (e.g. assessments) and works closely with non-financial staff to close accounts payable and meet invoice deadlines 

Prepares account reconciliations and journal entries adhering to close deadlines 

Employs strong self-checking controls to ensure minimal rework; ensures all balances and journal entries are properly supported and documented, escalating issues in a timely manner 

Prepares and files annual Forms 1099 and 1096 with the IRS and sends to vendors 

Supports the Controller in the monthly close process 

Completes special projects, including compilation of data related to income and expenses, analyses of event results, etc.

 Performs other duties as assigned 

Travel Requirements: 0% 

 III. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

 Possesses personal integrity and a professional demeanor 

Communicates effectively and appropriately with colleagues and vendors 

Takes a proactive, anticipatory approach to work  

Is organized and attentive to details, seeks help when necessary 

Is naturally curious and committed to continually developing and learning 

Is proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software with solid Excel skills 

Has experience with web-based accounting software 

Proficiency with integrated databases and cloud-based applications that automate transaction processing  

Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), internal controls, and nonprofit entities 

IV. Specifications

Minimum Education Required: B.S., Accounting, Business, or comparable degree; CPA or CMA preferred.

Minimum Experience

Required: 5+ years relevant accounting experience, preferably in a nonprofit association environment; strong Excel skills required; Experience with database programs and association management software preferred.

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