American Heart Association

  • Staff Accountant

    Location US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/20/2018 9:27 AM)
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  • Overview

    Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

    Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

    This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.



    The National Center of the Amercan Heart Association has a great opportunity for a Staff Accountant located in our headquarters in Dallas, TX.  The Staff Accountant performs a variety of duties related to revenue activity (i.e., billing, recording cash receipts, receivable payment application, reconciliation of accounts.)  The Revenue Accountant regularly interfaces with National Center and Affiliate staff on accounts receivable and cash receipt questions, providing support to external and internal customers.


    Essential Duties

    • Enters or uploads daily cash receipts information from bank lockboxes to financial accounting system.  Applies invoice payments from all sources to customer accounts
    • Enters data into accounts receivable module from source documents to generate invoices.  Submits invoices to customers.
    • Uploads and coding of transactions from 3rd party (i.e. Fidelity)
    • Provides customer (external & internal) service to resolve billing issues or cash receipt concerns.
    • Reconciles revenue related general ledger accounts as assigned
    • Assists with preparation of annual audit schedules related accounts receivable as assigned
    • Completes training courses to improve the skills necessary to successfully perform responsibilities


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in the related field
    • Experience with general ledger accounting practices, policies, and audit requirements
    • Skilled in PC applications including Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point

    • Ability to learn, think, reason, research, and solve problems

    • Ability to work independently

    • Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Experience with automated accounting and finance systems
    • Skilled in planning projects and working against deadlines to provide product
    • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of AHA staff
    • Skilled in oral and written communication


    Click on “Apply for this job online” to submit your online application or “Log back in!” if you are a returning applicant. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.


    At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.


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    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities



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