Position: Accounts Receivable Associate , Global Accounting Services
PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing Heath challenges.
The Accounting division is responsible for driving all activities related to PATH’s accounting and financial functions and ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), PATH policies and procedures, internal controls, and audit support operations in 20+ countries. The team works closely with partners in human resources, legal, IT, office of grants and contracts, and the extended program leadership team to not only educate regarding finance and accounting procedures, but also explore how the finance function can support program and other operations groups in building and optimizing finance business processes and systems to meet future needs and demands.
The Finance team is seeking an analytical, creative, and forward-thinking Accounts Receivable Associate to provide financial support for our nonprofit organization. The Accounts Receivable Associate is responsible for driving all activities related to donor invoicing and financial deliverable submission, collection efforts on outstanding balances and providing team support where needed. The ideal candidate will be an adaptable and highly motivated self-starter with solid understanding of accounting principles, the ability to work autonomously and working with external parties.
- Review, finalize, and catalog donor financial deliverables prepared by Finance Officers.
- Process, document, and track report approvals, and submit deliverables as scheduled in the Salesforce database and/or specified by donor requirements.
- Complete monthly account reconciliations
- Update financial deliverables information to the Salesforce database and the accounting system, including correcting entries.
- Support point of contact and other data/format updates to internal workbooks as applicable.
- Manage, log, process, and reconcile monthly credit card and cash deposits between cash receipt and CRM system reports, to include entry in the accounting system, research support, and procedural improvements.
- Work with program, country accounting teams and Travel Accounting teams to create and track third-party payment requests according to donor specifications.
- Research overdue items in monthly AR Aging reports, to include in-house communications, donor follow-up, financial history analysis, accounting system updates, and management review support.
- Utilize in-house data systems and business contacts to research and resolve unapplied cash receipts.
- Support Senior Accounting Associate with customer histories, payment confirmations, invoicing issues, and other tasks as requested.
- Assist with identifying process enhancements and efficiencies, and support policy and procedure development.
- Follow appropriate internal controls and ensure that all required approvals and documentation are obtained for transactions entered into the accounting system and Salesforce.
- Communicate accurate financial data, procedural guidelines, and other project information as requested to PATH staff and other business contacts.
- Track and fulfill donor external audit inquiries.
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
- Minimum of five years relevant work experience in accounting role with increasing levels of responsibility; or an equivalent combination of education and related field experience.
- Chartered Accountant Qualification designation a plus.
- Highly skilled in complex account reconciliations with keen attention to details and ability to analyze data, research information to clarify issues, find and propose appropriate solution.
- Experience with accounting systems and global ERP systems (UNIT4 Business World and Salesforce are a strong plus).
- Experience with third party account reconciliation management software (previous use of Blackline is a strong plus).
- Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
- Exhibits a positive, proactive attitude with a sense of urgency; follows through and gets things done with minimal guidance.
- Ability to analyze financial data and to prepare accurate reports.
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously, capable of rapid coordination and distribution of information.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment.
PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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