Under the direction of the Manager, Finance, performs accounting functions consistent with the goals and objectives of the association and in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. Many assignments will be completed independently, while others will involve working with other team members. Assist with organization activities and special projects as directed.
Essential Job Functions: (duties may not be ranked by order of importance)
Support the Manager, Finance in the monthly close process:
Prepare balance sheet reconciliations that clearly identify and resolve reconciling items.
Prepares monthly journal entries and accounting corrections to ensure accurate accounting records; and reconciles general ledger to subsidiary ledgers.
Assists in identifying and resolving accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
Maintain the fixed assets module and prepare monthly fixed assets depreciation journal entry and reconcile.
Review entries and make corrections as needed.
Support the timely and accurate reporting of financial information according to deadlines approved by the Manager, Finance and the Chief Financial Officer.
Prepare annual audit work papers and schedules as directed.
Provide support with the annual budget process.
Ensures financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
Assist with monthly and quarterly financial reporting and analysis both routine and non-routine.
Maintain AGD Foundation general ledger, prepare entries, generate monthly financial reports and reconcile AGDF bank account and all balance sheet accounts for review by the Manager, Finance.
Assist with routine accounting requirements, including general ledger maintenance, and subsidiary ledger maintenance and reconciliation.
Works with team members to analyze operations and identify opportunities to achieve greater efficiencies and internal control processes.
Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the organization.
Ability to mentor and cross-train staff.
Create reports in Management Reporter.
Develop/revise and periodically review procedures for systems under the direction of the Finance Manager and CFO and develop new or revised procedures each year.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting
Credentials (years of experience): A minimum of five years of professional experience in accounting, preferably in an association or other not for profit environment. Must have experience with General Ledger software beyond Quickbooks. Advanced knowledge of Great Plains and FRx/Management Reporter experience preferred. Experience with iMIS a plus. Must be familiar with generally accepted accounting principles and have a firm understanding of accounting concepts. Must have experience reconciling complex accounts.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Be able to communicate authoritatively, effectively and tactfully with AGD officers, members, suppliers and staff and present a positive image of AGD through these communications. Possess exceptional PC skills, including Excel, and other Microsoft applications. Be comfortable learning new systems and software. Be flexible, adaptable, and able to work on a wide variety of tasks independently and in a team structure, understand meaning of confidentiality, solve problems creatively and effectively and make sound judgments. Be able to independently investigate issues arising from non-routine accounting entries. Possess the ability to meet deadlines, set priorities, work independently, prepare accurate journal entries and account reconciliations, and demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail. Possess good organizational skills, excellent customer service skills, and excellent oral and written communications skills with accurate spelling, proofreading and grammatical skills. Possess curiosity and ask questions. Not settle for the status quo if a process or procedure can be simplified or improved. Be able to work additional hours as needed.
General Understanding and Nature of the Position Description:In Accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.
Additional Salary Information: AGD offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurances, matching 401k and pension plan, PTO, holidays and a casual, collaborative environment close to public transportation.
About Academy of General Dentistry
The Academy of General Dentistry is a non-profit organization of more than 40,000 general dentists dedicated to staying up-to-date in the profession through continuing education. Founded in 1952, the AGD has grown to become the world’s second largest dental association. For additional information, please visit our website at www.agd.org