American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Staff Accountant

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Description/Job Summary

Job Title: Staff Accountant

Reports to: Accounting Manager

Job Summary: Responsible for the processing and reconciling of ASHP high volume customer accounts.  Assures the proper and timely application of payments and unapplied receipts.  Prepares general ledger account reconciliations.  Works with the Accounts Receivable (AR) team and other ASHP departments to research and resolve any open AR account balances.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Reconciles distributor and sales agent accounts. This includes the application of payments; the review of orders and returns; and the monitoring of outstanding account balances.
  2. Monitors other AR accounts and assist in sending customer invoices as needed.
  3. Monitors unapplied receipts and follows set procedures for such receipts.
  4. Submits various invoices through customer online invoice portals.
  5. Prepares general ledger account analyses and reconciliations for various accounts.
  6. Prepares audit schedules for annual financial audit.
  7. Reviews and verifies customer credit terms.
  8. Acts as a backup for the AR Accountant when needed.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Four year degree in accounting.
  • Experience or knowledge of accrual accounting, reconciliations and GAAP.
  • Nonprofit organization experience a plus.
  • Strong technical accounting skills.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Decision making.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Personal credibility.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Outlook.
  • Great Plains, Concur, and Personify experience a plus.
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ASHP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, genetic status, pregnancy, parenthood, political affiliation, veteran’s status, disability, or any other protected status.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at hrd@ashp.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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