Seeking CPA to manage general accounting functions, state sales tax, and internal audit; assist with managing tax returns, month-end close, and major account reconciliations; as well as provide payroll support as needed.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Contribute to monthly closing process and quality control in financial reporting. Serve as primary backup for the overall management of the closing process.
Assess, report on, and recommend improvements for operating environment to reduce risks by conducting internal audits, monitoring the protection of confidential information and compliance with the document retention policy, and reporting on internal controls.
Prepare investments reporting, including endowment and gift annuities. Calculate and record realized and unrealized gains/losses).
Manage year-end processing, including accruals and deferrals.
Manage wire transfers, foreign drafts, and complete other banking functions.
Process charitable registrations and annuities filings.
Manage preparation of state tax reports, unclaimed property reports, and other filings.
Provide all accounting services, including tax filings for Federation of Pediatric Organizations.
Maintain expertise in payroll procedures and legal requirements and serve as back up for payroll processing. Assist with reviewing and approving payroll edit reports before final processing as needed.
Supervise assigned staff.
Qualified candidates will have the following:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA required.
3-5 years accounting experience required, including internal audits, fiscal year-end processing, general ledger, tax filing, financial reporting, and payroll.
Ability to maintain confidentiality, pay close attention to detail, maintain a high level of accuracy, and possess excellent communication, organization, and analytical skills.
Proficiency with MS Office and financial software required.
The American Academy of Pediatrics 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.