The American Academy of Pediatrics has an opportunity in our Finance Department for a Senior Accountant reporting to the Manager, Accounting Services to process and manage state sales tax and fixed assets accounting functions; analyze and reconcile assigned general ledger accounts and resolve all variances; and process miscellaneous daily cash and other accounting duties as assigned.
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, 2-3 years’ related accounting experience required, including some sales tax return preparation, excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, organizational, critical thinking, and analytical skills required, strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office and various accounting and sales tax software systems required; experience with Vertex sales and use tax software and Acumatica financial software preferred, and must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy, secure confidential information, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, meet tight deadlines, take initiative, work both independently, and as part of a team, and be able to research technical tax issues and analyze and interpret data. Some evening and weekend work may be required, particularly around month and year-end close.
To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.
The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.
Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
About American Academy of pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians and approximately 475 staff committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The AAP promotes pediatrics and advances child health priorities by developing policy, conducting research, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education for our membership.