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Accounts Receivable Manager

Las Vegas, NV

Relocation expenses: Paid

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 22 Oct 2018

Expires on 22 Oct 2018

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Accounts Receivable Manager

Organization Summary 

United Way of Southern Nevada unites our community to improve people’s lives. Since 1957, we’ve worked to create a community where everyone has a chance of success. We convene donors, volunteers, and partners to solve complex community problems. We embark upon journeys of conviction - not convenience - to make the substantial positive social change. We are bold and innovative to solve our community's toughest problems. Together, we fight for the future of those in our community -- and we will win. Join us at

Role Purpose 

The primary responsibility of the Accounts Receivable Manager is to ensure the accuracy of reported revenue and receivables and to maintain the integrity of the accounts receivable sub-ledger.  Investigates and resolves discrepancies. 

Key Accountabilities 

  • Ensure accurate recording of donor pledges to sub-ledger 

  • Import and reconciliation of receivables to the general ledger  

  • Accurate recording of cash receipts and donor choice payout.     

  • Calculate and record monthly pledge loss allowance. 

  • Maintain funded agency portal 

  • Resolve donor concerns and answer donor and agency questions in a timely manner.  

  • Work closely with the Database Administrator and manage all data support functions including data maintenance, account updates, and data analysis.  Manage tax-exempt status verification and other criteria of organizations for donor choice eligibility. 

  • Timely and accurate preparation and distribution of year-end tax receipts. 

  • Prepare financial schedules; complete month-end close requirements and perform month-end analysis of outcomes. 

  • Assist in planning and preparation for annual audit, including audit and Form 990 work papers and schedules. 

  • Assist in revenue and operating budget and forecast preparation and presentation.  

  • Manages receivables to ensure timely collections. 

Core Competencies 

Mission Focused 

  • Commitment to the mission, to create real social change that leads to better lives and a healthier community.  This commitment drives performance and professional motivation.  


  • Understands the roles of contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.  

Brand Steward 

  • Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network. Is accountable and transparent with all stakeholders. 


  • Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.  


  • Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.  

Preferred Education, Skills, Experience, and Training: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Related Field or a comparable combination of education and experience.  

  • Working knowledge of accounting principles and standards, reporting requirements, reconciliation methods, and audit compliance. 

  • Proven work history involving accounting experience and in-depth knowledge of accounts receivable accounting policies and procedures.  

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 

  • proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications with an advanced skill level in Excel. 

  • Demonstrated ability to be highly motivated, take initiative and excellent follow-through skills. 

  • Ability to maintain professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality at all times. 

  • Demonstrated ability to tactfully handle stressful situations, negotiate and resolve conflicts, respect and observe organizational protocol. 

  • Ability to work and engage with a diverse staff, volunteers, state and local government and philanthropic organizations, donors, community partners and independent contractors. 

These requirements are met by any combination of education that includes a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or related field and a minimum of three years of related accounting experience.  Prior non-profit accounting experience is preferred. 

Technical Knowledge and Equipment 

  • Technical knowledge of the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) 

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Suite and experience with database management. 

  • The incumbent in this position may operate any/all of the following equipment: telephone, fax machine; computer, printer and related equipment; copy machine; audio-visual equipment; calculator. 



The environment for this position is an open office area that is clean and comfortable.  It may include some minor annoyances such as noise, odors, drafts, etc.  The incumbent is in a non-confined office-type setting in which he or she is free to move about at will.  In addition, the incumbent may have limited travel to client sites, workplace events, meetings, etc. 

Physical Activity: 

 In the course of performing this work, the incumbent: 

  • Will spend substantial time standing, sitting, speaking and listening. 

  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job