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Accounts Receivable Specialist

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Dumb Friends League
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Denver Metro
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Administrative | Finance
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Are you compassionate about animals and have a desire to speak for those who cannot? For over 100 years, the Dumb Friends League has been working to end pet homelessness and animal suffering by providing a strong and steadfast voice for those who cannot speak for themselves. As the largest community-based animal welfare organization in the region, we care for more than 20,000 homeless pets and horses each year at our four facilities and are a national model in animal welfare. If you work well with people too, join our team and help us provide that voice. Purpose of Position: Responsible for the accurate classification of financial transactions and reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for The Dumb Friends League (DFL).

Areas of Responsibility


  • Record cash receipts activity for multiple locations and reconcile data to actual receipts and bank statements.
  • Review overages/shortages to ensure incident reports were filed appropriately.
  • Ensure cash receipts processes and procedures adhere to proper controls
  • Reconcile client accounts, researching payment discrepancies and reviewing client queries.
  • Review customer bad debt write-off's and process monthly
  • Review daily credit card transactions.
  • Generate accurate and timely invoices for the city and county.
  • Prepare month end reports to facilitate the close of books for the month.
  • Contracts filing and monitoring.
  • Serve as backup for payroll processing and maintaining working knowledge of payroll processing software and policies to include the following functions:
    • Review timesheets for completeness and review pay rates and PTO calculations.
    • Processing bi-weekly and off-cycle pay.
    • Reconciliation of payroll benefits and taxes.
  • Generate detailed financial reports for management as requested.
  • Generate reports and provide documentation and assistance in the year-end audit process.
  • Provide accounting support for special events.
  • Make recommendations for improving efficiency and accuracy of information on the current accounting systems.
  • • Proactive problem solving abilities
  • • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • • Ability to establish and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers through a high degree of professionalism and excellent interpersonal/communication skills.
  • • Passion for identifying root causes of issues and creating and delivering successful resolutions.
  • • Desire to understand processes, identify improvements, and implement change.
  • • Experience with payroll, cash receipts and accounts receivable.
  • • Some college/Associates degree or certification in Accounting.
  • • Minimum 3-5 years-experience in cash receipts
  • • Payroll experience
  • • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel and Word.
  • • Experience using accounting software and payroll software.
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