Staff Accountant/AR Specialist

Finance New York, New York


Title: Staff Accountant/AR Specialist     
Location: New York, NY     
Department: Finance     
Type: Full Time     
This position is not eligible for employer visa sponsorship.      
Who We Are     
CCS Fundraising is an international strategic fundraising firm that partners with nonprofits for transformational change. For 76 years, CCS has empowered many of the world’s greatest organizations across sectors to advance some of the most important causes in history. We plan, manage, and implement programs and initiatives that achieve fundraising goals and mission impact.      
CCS provides tailored support to more than 700 nonprofit organizations annually. With over 500 professionals and 18 offices throughout the United States and Europe, we have the capacity to help local and international organizations achieve outstanding results.Our people are our greatest strength. The collective sum of the individual experiences, backgrounds, knowledge, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation of excellence.      
Key Responsibilities     
CCS has experienced significant growth during the past several years. In response to our increasing need to identify and hire a talented group of fundraising professionals, we are looking to fill a new position – Staff Accountant/AR Specialist, New York, United States.      
We are looking for a highly motivated team member to be part of our growing Finance team. The Accounts Receivable Specialist will play a critical role in managing financial transactions related to billing and collections within our organization.     
  • Review invoices in our accounting software to ensure alignment with contracts and billing schedules.
  • Verify the accuracy and completeness of invoice details.
  • Timely send invoices to customers according to billing cycles.
  • Maintain clear communication channels with clients regarding invoicing.
  • Post customer payments promptly and accurately.
  • Handle various payment methods, including cash, checks, ACH, and wire, transactions.
  • Address any disputes or issues raised by clients related to outstanding balances.
  • Collaborate with clients to find mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Assist in preparing miscellaneous invoices as needed.
  • Upload monthly journal entries accurately.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Identify and resolve discrepancies promptly.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to resolve contract or billing-related issues.
  • Foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Undertake special projects and assignments as directed by the AVP - AR/Billing Manager and Controller.
Preferred Qualifications     
  • Bachelor's degree major in Accounting
  • 1 + years of experience in an Accounting role
  • Eagerness to learn and the curiosity to ask questions
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of client, company, and personnel information
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication, including a demonstrated ability to tailor messages appropriately to the audience
  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work autonomously and take direction as needed
  • Strong work ethic and enthusiasm
  • Exposure to NetSuite would be considered a plus
CCS offers competitivebenefits, a dynamic training program, resources, career advancement, mentoring,and networking opportunities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply.      
Salary Range:$60,000-$75,000      
Exact salary varies within salary range based on years of relevant experience and education.