American Heart Association

Sr. Business Accountant, MAB

Location US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/22/2024 8:03 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Finance & Accounting
Position Type
Full Time


As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives as we remain devoted to a future of health and hope for everyone, everywhere. At the American Heart Association, your contribution matters, and so does your career.


The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Business Accountant based out of our National Center office that is located in Dallas, TX. This role will work on-site one-two (1-2) days per week.


The Sr. Business Accountant will manage the Finance and Accounting functions of the international business units and product lines (Printed Material, eBooks, eLearning, Quality Improvement Programs, and other international programs) to ensure all transactions are recorded, classified, and reported properly in accordance with the General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  The Sr. Business Accountant will also work with revenue recognition, expenses recording, foreign payroll, foreign bank accounts and international tax & regulatory compliance.


The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as additional training and support, locally.


#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity, equity & inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), and at


  • Oversee all material sales functions for international operations, including inventory management, sales order processing, invoice generation, material transfer, and inventory/cost adjustment.
  • Prepare monthly international inventory and GL account reconciliations, ensuring accuracy through three-way reconciliation.
  • Manage revenue and cost accounting for various international programs, including eLearning, eBooks, and QI.
  • Compile international material sales information and prepare reclassification entries as needed.
  • Manage accounts receivable for international distributors and customers, including reviewing aging reports and coordinating collections.
  • Perform assigned tasks, including accruals, for month-end closing processes.
  • Review and reconcile GL and AR accounts, ensuring proper expense coding for international operations.
  • Manage accounting for various functions in international operations, such as product development and technology expenditures.
  • Establish and implement management and accounting controls for sales and expenses.
  • Collaborate on the annual budget process, develop operating and capitalized budgets, provide financial analyses, monitor budget progress, and prepare variance analyses and management reports.
  • Manage finance and accounting functions for foreign entities and offices, including revenue and expense recognition, financial transactions, consolidation, tax reporting, payroll, and billing/invoicing.
  • Collaborate with external and internal accountants for HQ entities on accounting, finance, reporting, and consolidation.
  • Collaborate with international management to establish finance and accounting processes for new ventures, products, projects, offices, or entities, including conducting finance-related due diligence.
  • Effectively manage conflict resolution, including the ability to address conflicts constructively, build consensus, and maintain positive relationships among team members
  • Inspire and motivate teams to achieve ambitious goals, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability.


  • Five (5) years of experience in Accounting or Finance
  • Five (5) years of advance experience with Excel
  • Four (4) years of experience in mid or large size company/organization             
  • Five (5) years of experience with hands on experience in mid to large scale accounting system               
  • Three (3) years of experience with budgeting and financial analysis
  • Three (3) years of experience with revenue generation accounting process 
  • Ability of mentoring and developing team members, empowering them to reach their full potential and contribute effectively to organizational goals
  • Great communication skill, written and verbal
  • Read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • No travel required




  • Possess a professional certification in accounting, e.g. CPA, CIA, CMA
  • International experience, particularly in tax, financial reporting, consolidation, and multi-currencies conversion
  • Good knowledge of GAAP and Accounting Standard Codification
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to communicate in two (2) or more languages

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package.  Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.


  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary.  That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution.  As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program.  HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees.  The number of days will increase based on seniority level.  You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

  • Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees.  This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.


The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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