The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the national nonprofit association established in 1863 that represents more than 99,500 veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services, is seeking an Accounts Receivable (AR) Specialist to join our Finance and Business Services team, located at our Headquarters office in Schaumburg, Illinois – a northwest suburb of Chicago. The AVMA’s mission is to lead the profession by advocating for its members and advancing the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health.
Under the general direction of the AR Supervisor, the AR Specialist is responsible for processing accounts receivable, including invoice generation, processing payments for invoiced and non-invoiced items, and collections. This position will also assist with recording Political Action Committee (PAC) donations; and the creation and maintenance of applicable reports and ledgers, while ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.
To be successful in this role, you must be, highly collaborative, supportive of AVMA’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and passionate about AVMA’s mission. Additional qualifications include:
Associates degree in business with an emphasis in accounting, or accounts receivable certification is required; Bachelor’s degree in accounting is preferred
Minimum 1-3 years of accounts receivable experience is required, association experience is preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of accounting practices and principles, with a focus on accounts receivable
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), with the ability to interact and provide exceptional customer service to all levels of AVMA staff, volunteer leadership and members
Strong computer skills, with knowledge of commonly used computer applications; along with Great Plains software experience, is required
Excellent time-management skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
Highly organized, with good attention to detail
Knowledge of PCI compliance
Flexibility to work overtime and/or outside normal business hours, as needed
The AVMA provides excellent employee benefits, including generous health insurance, retirement plans, paid time-off (e.g., vacation, sick, paid parental leave) and a supportive work/life balance.
Deadline for application is 10/19/2022. Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, with an office in Washington, D.C., the AVMA is structured to work for its members and acts as a collective voice for its membership and for the veterinary profession. The AVMA provides many benefits to its members, including information resources; state and federal advocacy; opportunities to address issues affecting policies that govern the profession and practice of veterinary medicine; continuing education opportunities; quality publications; and discounts on personal and professional products, programs and services. The work of the AVMA is carried out by a dedicated staff of over 170. The organization is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors and has a $47M+ annual operating budget. Throughout the organization, we take pride in knowing that we make a difference. The AVMA provides excellent employee benefits, including generous health insurance, retirement and paid time-off plans. We enjoy a supportive, friendly and comfortable work environment where work/life balance is evident at every level. We work hard, grow and have fun! For more information, please visit www.avma.org.