Seeking someone with strong payroll management experience, preferably with ADP. This position will manage payroll and general accounting functions, state sales tax, and year-end audit support, as well as assist with managing tax returns, month-end close, and major account reconciliations.
Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. CPA preferred. 4+ years’ related accounting experience required, including payroll, tax filings, fiscal year-end processing and general ledger. This position has 2 direct reports, a Staff Accountant and Payroll Coordinator, so must have experience supervising staff and/or serving as a team lead required. Experience with financial reporting and working in the non-profit sector strongly preferred. Must take initiative, maintain confidentiality, pay close attention to detail, be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, effectively manage a team, and complete work with a high degree of accuracy within tight deadlines. Excellent customer service, communication, math, organizational, analytical, critical thinking, and time management skills required, as well as knowledge of current federal and state payroll, vendor, and privacy laws and generally accepted accounting principles. Strong technical acumen essential, with proficiency in MS Office, payroll software (ADP preferred), cloud-based ERP accounting software (Acumatica preferred), and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with a member management system (eg, netForum) and virtual meeting platforms (eg, WebEx) preferred. Some overtime and travel may be required.
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.