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Accounts Receivable Accountant

AFBF Careers & Internships / September 14, 2021

EMPHASIS:                              Accounts Receivable & Billing


DEPARTMENT:                       Finance & Operations


POSITION OBJECTIVE:       Responsible for a range of accounting activities such as processing bank deposits, recording cash receipts, reconciling credit card sales/donations, and Accounts Receivable billing, payment application, and collections for American Farm Bureau Federation and Affiliated Companies.


REPORTS TO:                            Accounting Manager


LOCATION:                                Washington, DC



  • Manage accounts receivable and cash receipt entries for deposits, invoices, and credit memos; record intercompany transactions when needed.
  • Produce monthly accounts receivable aging and execute the collections process.
  • Maintain, reconcile and analyze the accounts receivable and general ledgers to ensure that all payments are properly applied and all billings are accurately recorded.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers on billing issues and questions.
  • Prepare and send monthly invoices (billbacks) to unaffiliated companies: AAIC, AFBIS, and state Farm Bureaus.
  • Coordinate with Events team to ensure all Event revenue has been recorded in Intacct.
  • Manage merchant accounts and credit card processing.
  • Collect membership remittance forms, record respective payments, and prepare monthly and annual Membership reports; prepare annual materials for State Farm Bureaus and provide excellent customer service and clear communications.
  • Complete assigned month-end close procedures.
  • Compile, code and verify transactions and journal entries.
  • Sort and distribute all incoming mail for the accounting department.
  • Research and resolve issues and exceptions.
  • Evaluate current accounts receivable procedures and recommend changes to implement and maintain best practice accounting procedures.
  • Assist with the year-end audit process.
  • Perform other tasks and projects as assigned.



  • Works with all AFBF employees and communicates with Affiliates and state Farm Bureau personnel and leaders as needed. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or related field of study
  • Experience with Sage Intacct



  • 4 years of experience in accounts receivable and billing
  • Intermediate understanding of accounting principles (including intercompany transactions)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and external stakeholders, in writing and in person
  • Quick learner, self-motivated, naturally curious, and possess good judgment
  • Must possess strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Detailed oriented, deadline driven, and able to manage multiple and changing priorities
  • Ability to maintain confidential information



  • Experience with database systems (Salesforce preferred)
  • Experience reconciling merchant accounts (i.e. Paypal, Stripe,



  • Occasional travel for onsite meeting assistance



Please submit a resume and cover letter to The deadline for applications is September 27th.

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