Location: This position is located on-site at the APTA headquarters in Alexandria, VA
Do you want to contribute to an organization dedicated to improving societal health? Would you like to collaborate with colleagues who are passionate about making a difference? Are you excited to work in a new state-of-the-art building designed to encourage movement, participation, and employee health?
Then you want to work for APTA!
APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession, representing more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students. Our approximately 150 employees support the association’s mission to build a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society. Learn more in our Association Profile.
Located in Alexandria, Virginia, APTA has outstanding employee benefits, including flexible work schedules, generous retirement contributions, and travel subsidies for employees who choose public and active transportation.
The position provides an excellent opportunity for development and growth for a candidate who is new or early in their professional career. The Finance Associate serves as the first point of contact for the department and is responsible for transactional accounting tasks as well as administrative duties that supports the department's functions (i.e., setting up travelers in TripEasy). Provides support for implementation of activities in the Finance department. Assists department colleagues with carrying out efforts to meet objectives on organizational priorities with a focus on departmental contributions to all departments and units of the Association. Supports operational needs for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Supports preparation of compliance requirements and documents. Seeks out and supports opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission, and brand.
Provides professional support for the implementation of work plans related to respective activities of the Finance department which align with organizational priorities and the other Association’s various departments and units.
Prepares required departmental compliance forms as required including, when applicable and appropriate, entering accurate information for timely submission of all required forms
Provides support of the department operations, including opportunities to advance and gain efficiencies.
Supports the Business Affairs team in the implementation of the Association’s programs, priorities, and projects in partnership with department director and staff colleagues.
Prepares, in consultation with the Manager, department level data which supports and aligns with the APTA data strategy.
Upholds and fosters team values
Complies with all APTA policies and procedures
Performs other duties as assigned to foster achievement of association priorities
Two years’ experience in a business office setting
Some college or relevant undergraduate degree preferred
Strong data management skills
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
Must be highly organized; strong organizational skills – must be able to meet deadlines and respond to changing priorities
Proficient in MS Office, particularly advanced knowledge of Excel
Highly motivated; ability to work independently as well as with teams
Takes initiative, sets priorities, and sees projects through completion
How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, when submitting your application.
Principals only; no agencies; no phone calls, please. Candidates selected to participate in an interview will be contacted by Human Resources.
The American Physical Therapy Association is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
APTA participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information, please visit e-verify.uscis.gov.
APTA is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and invites and welcomes applicants with diversity of experience, mindset, and skills to add value to APTA and our staff community.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.APTA is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and invites and welcomes applicants with diversity of experience, mindset, and skills to add value to APTA and our staff commUNITY.