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American Heart Association Sr. Accountant, Financial Operations in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Accountant, Finance Operations in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas .

In this role, you will be responsible for providing accounting support to the assigned region or business unit for activities including financial reporting, accounting consultation, interim reporting, and various analyses. Additional responsibilities include reviewing monthly reconciliation and analyzing financial statements, preparing annual budget, year-end audit schedules, financial statements and analyses associated with internal policy compliance.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Review reconciliations and provide comments to General Ledger and Revenue groups for clearing open items.

  • Prepare financial statements for assigned region(s) and assigned audit work papers for the annual audit. Work with internal and external auditors for supporting documentation as requested.

  • Review restricted account activity and communicate with field/department staff to correct as needed. Prepare restricted release analyses quarterly for assigned region(s)/NC area. Prepare adjusting entries as needed.

  • Provide qualitative financial reporting and variance analyses monthly for assigned region(s)/NC area.

  • Monitor customer service requests, respond timely and prepare associated entries for review and posting.

  • Assist with the annual budget process by preparing relevant budget/projection templates including projecting time releases and depreciation.

  • Provide excellent customer service, timely and effectively.

  • Review expense disbursements on a weekly basis for proper account coding and communicate with field staff and management to ensure expenses are recorded correctly.

  • Conduct regular meetings with Region SVP/VP/Director of Operations/Finance, including Revenue Accountant and other finance team members.

  • Provide ad hoc consultation to SVPs/NC departments as issues arise (i.e., new programs/initiatives, field requests.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA or CPA candidate.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in:

  • Accounting or Finance

  • Interpreting GAAP and applying the rules to business practices

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in financial reporting, analysis, general ledger accounting, and budget preparation.

  • Skilled in use and management of automated accounting systems (JDE EnterpriseOne and/or Hyperion Essbase preferred).

  • Ability to analyze financial data and interpret into narrative form.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of annual audit practices.

  • Skilled in balancing multiple projects and working against deadlines to provide end product.

  • Skilled in using spreadsheet applications such as Microsoft Excel.

  • Excellent in oral and written communication with the ability to communicate with all levels of AHA staff. Must have excellent customer service skills.

  • Ability to think logically and grasp challenging opportunities

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • CPA

  • Nonprofit Accounting Experience

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (4/12/2021 9:33 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-6846

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Finance & Accounting

Location: Dallas, TX