American Management Association Intl.

Staff Accountant

US-NY-Saranac Lake
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1662
# Positions
1
Category
Finance - Accounts Receivable & Tax

Overview

American Management Association (www.amanet.org) is a world leader in talent development, advancing the skills of individuals to drive business success. AMA’s approach to improving performance combines experiential learning—learning through doing—with opportunities for ongoing professional growth at every step of one’s career journey. AMA supports the goals of individuals and organizations through a complete range of products and services, including classroom and virtual seminars, webcasts, webinars, podcasts, conferences, corporate and government solutions, business books and research. Organizations worldwide, including the majority of the Fortune 500, turn to AMA as their trusted partner in professional development and draw upon its experience to enhance skills, abilities and knowledge with noticeable results from day one.

  

American Management Association is looking for a Staff Accountant to provide professional accounting support to all levels within AMA in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Collaborate with all members of Finance and Sourcing teams to provide information and analyses that support senior management in controlling the financial, planning, reporting and administrative functions of the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and schedules for numerous balance sheet accounts including: bank/investment accounts, accrued expenses, fixed assets, capital leases, and various liability accounts.
  • Prepare and distribute templates to business unit controllers during forecast cycle.       Consolidate and validate forecast data submissions. Review for adherence to established guidelines.
  • Monitor and track AMA’s foreign licensee activity. Prepare and distribute billings for quarterly royalties and product usage.       Review receivables and compliance to minimum payment schedules.
  • Provide support for the Strategic Sourcing function of the organization.
  • Provide support for the Author Royalties tasks.
  • Provide support for the Sales & Use tax function at month-end.
  • Support and provide backup for special projects and other Finance functions as requested by manager.

 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in business, major in Accounting preferred
  • Must possess proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven performance in a team environment
  • Communication skills
  • Works under immediate supervision
  • Experience with spreadsheets and personal computers required
  • Some creativity required
  • Relies on pre-established guidelines to perform job functions
  • Ability to meet deadlines

An EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D/V - An ADA compliance organization

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