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Cash Accountant


Coordinates the efficient processing of cash receipts for ACEP and the managed organizations.


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Manage daily processing of payment receipts of cash, checks and credit cards in timely manner for American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and managed organizations. Duties include processes associated with batching, balancing and depositing cash and checks to appropriate bank accounts. 

  2. Complete required cash and credit card journal entries in timely manner. Update and maintain cash spreadsheets for ACEP and managed organizations. Analyze daily cash and adjustment reports received from other areas of the College, identifying errors and discrepancies, researching and providing resolution and support to appropriate staff person and ensuring accurate recording of revenue and payments.

  3. Post in timely manner in Great Plains completed member check batches and credit card batches for ACEP and the managed organizations. Post in timely manner in Great Plains credit card bank deposits.

  4. Manage month end closing process for cash. Duties include coordinating with Membership to ensure check batches are completed and posted for month end, credit card batches are posted, and, unapplied report is reviewed and appropriate corrections made before Accounts Receivable module in GP is closed.

  5. Provide back up for specified tasks for the department's monthly chapter mailing.  Duties include verification of information on reports regarding chapter dollars received and expenses paid through chapter equity accounts and preparation of electronic file for transmission to chapters. Coordinate with other finance department staff to ensure all aspects of the department’s mailing deadline are met.  Provide support to chapter staff and officers regarding queries on information reported on monthly equity statements.

  6. Process manual credit card transactions as well as credit card refunds for ACEP and managed organizations.

  7. Provide backup to co-workers as requested by supervisor.

  8. Assist in developing, editing and maintaining department policies and procedures involving cash processing, refunds, filing and chapter mailing.

  9. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Relationships and Contacts:

Reports to: Manager of Accounting
Internal Contacts: All College staff
External Contacts:

ACEP and EMRA members, EMF donors, credit card company and bank representatives, accounts receivable customers, ACEP committee members and chairs, ACEP Board of Directors, chapter officers and staff, auditors, and customer service support for computerized accounting applications

Required Education and Experience:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  2. Two years general ledger account reconciliations using Great Plains or similar accounting software

  3. Attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy


Other Desired Qualifications:

  1. Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to make independent decisions, establish priorities, and reliably follow through assignments to conclusion.
  2. Exhibit tact in dealing with a variety of individuals
  3. Capable of functioning while under pressure
  4. Excel experience manipulating large data sets and organizing data from multiple external feeds
  5. Experience with audit work paper preparation
  6. Experience with accounting journal entries and GAAP principles


We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits package, pension plan and more.

If you have any questions or would like to send your resume, contact us here.

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