Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International, an Arlington Heights-based not-for-profit association of manufacturers of fans, dampers, louvers, air curtains, and other air-system components for commercial heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC); industrial-process; and power-generation applications, is seeking a dynamic staff accountant. In this role, you will get exposure to a broad scope of accounting duties, including both reporting and analysis.
The perfect candidate will be a self-starter and excited to learn and to perform at a high level in this general accounting role.
Why Work Here?
“AMCA is globally recognized in the HVAC space for technical excellence and product certification. We are a diverse and collaborative group of people. Together we have created an environment in which lifelong learners thrive as part of a dynamic organization focused on mission and strategy for the benefit of the public and its members.”
Established in 1917, AMCA certifies 20 types of air-system products for more than 300 manufacturers in 30 countries on six continents.
Description of Duties
Support the month-end and year-end close processes, including preparing and posting journal entries to ensure financial records are properly stated in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Assist with the preparation of financial reporting.
Reconcile and analyze accounts to ensure transactions are recorded in accordance with GAAP.
Perform daily accounting functions, including:
preparing daily revenue invoices,
processing accounts payable and semi-monthly payroll, and
recording daily cash receipts.
Research issues and provide recommendations on areas of risk or opportunity.
Ensure compliance with GAAP and internal controls.
Assist with external audit requests.
Reconcile bank account and clear various open-item-managed accounts.
Ad hoc modeling and analysis.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Basic knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to multi-task and complete time-sensitive initiatives.
Willingness to work both independently and in a team environment.
Detail orientation and self-initiation.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Excel.
Ability to work extended hours when necessary (financial close and budget cycle).
CPA or candidate on path to certification (preferred)
Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International, an Arlington Heights-based not-for-profit association of manufacturers of fans, dampers, louvers, air curtains, and other air-system components for commercial heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC); industrial-process; and power-generation applications.