Job Description

The Staff Accountant is a detail-oriented person with excellent organizational and time management skills that can handle multiple assignments and tasks while providing strong customer service to the assigned chapters within multiple regions. The Staff Accountant will perform the day-to-day accounting functions that are managed at the regional level, including payables, cash receipts, journal entries, expense management and reconciliations.


Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Process regional accounts payables in adherence to Association policies, including obtaining needed approvals; coordinating with staff in chapter offices.
  • Review expense report submissions for coding and completeness.
  • Research and resolve inquiries from chapter staff.
  • Handle vendor inquiries and research vendor payments as needed.
  • Create and enter Journal Entries, prepare and map required support and submit for approval.
  • Set up, maintain and process Recurring Payments for region.
  • Reconcile designated Statement of Financial Position accounts on a monthly basis. Create and maintain supporting schedules for those reconciliations and others as needed.
  • Support chapters in researching donations and working with Donor Services.
  • Support budgeting process by completing data entry.
  • Participate in finance and association meetings as requested and perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and/or Accounting or work experience in related field
  • Minimum 3 years NFP Accounting Experience
  • Ability to travel overnight for regional and/or annual finance meetings.
  • Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated strength in Accounts Payable, revenue recognition and general ledger.
  • Good working knowledge of Excel required.
  • Experience with G-Suite and Microsoft applications required.
  • Ability to learn multiple software applications used across the Association.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience working with Workday and/or other automated accounting and financial reporting systems (Adaptive Insights or BI360 for example) including data entry and running reports required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented, accurate and efficient.
  • Ability to provide strong customer service.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and tasks, and be highly flexible.
  • Ability to work remotely.

Title:  Staff Accountant

Position Location: Remote, USA

Full time based on 37.5 hours per week minimum

Position Grade: 505 Exempt ($50,000 - $60,000 estimated annual salary)

Reports To: Senior Accounting Manager

Who We Are:

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,900 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life-changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may develop the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website to explore who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work for the last twelve years in a row.

At the Alzheimer's Association®, we believe that diverse perspectives are critical to achieving health equity - meaning that all communities have a fair and just opportunity for early diagnosis and access to risk reduction and quality care. The Association is committed to engaging underrepresented and underserved communities and responding with resources and education to address the disproportionate impact of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.

Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.

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