Senior Cash Receipts Specialist will process cash receipts, prepare batches, apply payments, and will also perform accounting tasks such as bank and account reconciliations, and assist in enhancing current processes, recommending new ones, and work with others to bring efficiencies to system integration and incoming payment streams.
Senior Cash Receipts Specialist will support the Manager of Cash Receipts & AR, researching discrepancies and unidentified deposits; will prepare bank reconciliations and account reconciliations; implementing system enhancements; solve routine problems and make recommendations for process improvements. Daily decision making on prioritizing work load for check deposits, credit card payments, adjustments and batch processing. Ensure transactions are processed in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Oversee general ledger postings and daily reconciliation of cash. Research and respond to inquiries and ensure the team is sufficiently knowledgeable to do so as well. Ensure the team meets month end close deadlines, as well as monthly reconciliations are complete. Ability to train and supervise personnel. Provide assistance/guidance, via oral and written communication, to upper management or other departments on cash related matters.
Other Duties as assigned:
Assists as needed with audit requests, creating or preparing reports, and other ad hoc requests.
Must have experience with accounting software. Excellent Excel skills are a must. High comfort level with new systems and integration.
Qualified candidates must apply online through APA’s applicant system and attach a cover letter and resume specifying your salary expectations. Applications that are submitted without both documents are considered incomplete and will not be reviewed for consideration. Once your application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email.Please make sure to check your Spam folder if you do not receive an email from us.
The American Psychological Association is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected categories covered under local law.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: Associate’s degree in Accounting or other business discipline.
Experience: 6+ years of experience in general accounting or accounting operations. Bachelor’s degree in business with 3 years of experience acceptable.
Required: Must be able to demonstrate understanding of accounting principles, to include bank and balance sheet account reconciliations, processing of cash receipts, internal controls, and the importance of data security. Strong leadership, time management, and communications skills. Must be detail oriented.
About American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association, in Washington, D.C., is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and is the world's largest association of psychologists. APA's membership includes more than 115,700 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students. Through its divisions in 54 subfields of psychology and affiliations with 60 state, territorial and Canadian provincial associations, APA works to advance psychology as a science, as a profession and as a means of promoting human welfare.
The mission of the APA is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives.
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