The Senior Accountant reports to the Controller to produce timely and accurate financial information for AdvaMed and its affiliates. This role oversees the junior staff accountant.
This key team member supports the Finance and Accounting Department focusing on invoicing, accounts payable, cash application, cash disbursements, prepaids, and fixed assets. The Senior Accountant assists the Department in meeting deadlines for budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and special projects.
Essential Duties of the Position
Oversees the automated accounts payable process, the related systems which are currently Concur and Intacct, and the invoicing process including the systems related to both dues and event revenue
Ensures accuracy, meeting deadlines and acts as a back-up
Ensures processes are properly documented and proposes improvements, as needed
Maintains and coordinates the monthly close activities, including preparing analysis, journal entry, and reconciliation tasks from the monthly close checklist and providing egular updates to the Controller
Will be the primary journal entry preparer although underlying analysis will be supported by team members
Attends to internal controls, especially management review and approval prior to completing payments
Maintains vendor, payment, and employee reimbursement files updated and audit-ready
Manages special payment processes (e.g. assessments) and works closely with non-financial staff to close accounts payable and meet invoice deadlines
Prepares account reconciliations and journal entries adhering to close deadlines
Employs strong self-checking controls to ensure minimal rework; ensures all balances and journal entries are properly supported and documented, escalating issues in a timely manner
Prepares and files annual Forms 1099 and 1096 with the IRS and sends to vendors
Supports the Controller in the monthly close process
Completes special projects, including compilation of data related to income and expenses, analyses of event results, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned
Travel Requirements: 0%
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Possesses personal integrity and a professional demeanor
Communicates effectively and appropriately with colleagues and vendors
Takes a proactive, anticipatory approach to work
Is organized and attentive to details, seeks help when necessary
Is naturally curious and committed to continually developing and learning
Is proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software with solid Excel skills
Has experience with web-based accounting software
Proficiency with integrated databases and cloud-based applications that automate transaction processing
Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), internal controls, and nonprofit entities
Minimum Education Required:
B.S., Accounting, Business, or comparable degree; CPA or CMA preferred.
Minimum Experience Required:
5+ years relevant accounting experience, preferably in a nonprofit association environment; strong Excel skills required; Experience with database programs and association management software preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Great benefits, including generous time off!
About Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) is the world’s largest trade association representing medical device and diagnostics manufacturers. AdvaMed's member companies produce the innovations that are transforming health care through earlier disease detection, less invasive procedures and more effective treatments. AdvaMed has more than 400 member companies, ranging from the largest to the smallest medical technology innovators and manufacturers. AdvaMed advocates for a legal, regulatory and economic environment that advances global health care by assuring worldwide patient access to the benefits of medical technology. The Association promotes policies that foster the highest ethical standards, rapid product approvals, appropriate reimbursement, and access to international markets.