Overview

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST
Los Angeles, CA (headquarters) 2–3 days a week

 

As accounts receivable specialist, you will be responsible for collecting, verifying, and uploading all donation data to Salesforce, tracking all donations Mercy For Animals receives, and preparing and providing ad hoc reports as requested.

 

You will collaborate closely with the development team, assisting with verifying donation sources, determining the nature of all donations, processing all gift-matching donations, and utilizing Data Loader to enter records into Salesforce, rewriting the logic if needed.

 

You will also support and partner with the finance team, providing administrative support and performing account reconciliations, including maintaining accounts-receivable files and records, as well as preparing monthly and ad hoc financial and management reports as requested.

 

You will do invaluable work:

Collect, balance, and prepare electronic and physical bank deposits
Investigate and resolve any irregularities or inquiries
Manage donation receipts, including attaching all documentation
Maintain accounts-receivable files and records
Support the finance team with month-, quarter-, and year-end reconciliation processes
Assist with year-end close, annual external audits, and any other duties as assigned by the controller and senior vice president of support
Your qualifications will take our finance management to the next level:

Associate’s degree in accounting (preferred)
Minimum one year’s database experience
Minimum one year’s experience in data entry and maintenance
Proficiency in Excel or Google Sheets, with the ability to write formulas
Developed organizational skills, with a keen eye for detail and a passion for numbers
Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet competing deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work creatively and effectively in a team
Friendly, positive, and service-oriented personality
Willingness to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and overtime during monthly and quarterly close and heavy work periods
Commitment to the objectives of the organization
Los Angeles-area residency, with the ability to be on-site at least 2–3 days a week
Is this the right fit? Absolutely, if this sounds like you:

I’m a data-entry professional, with a forward-thinking, analytical, and data-oriented mindset. Adept at cross-functional communication, I can build rapport with various teams. I am driven to help protect animals and inspired by Mercy For Animals’ organizational mission and values.

 

Compensation and Benefits

Earn an hourly wage of $19.50–$21.50, depending on qualifications. In addition to a collaborative and innovative work environment, you will be able to take part in our benefits package, including no- or low-cost health, vision, and dental insurance; generous paid time off and sick leave; and 401(k) retirement plan, with a dollar-to-dollar employer match of up to 3 percent of your annual earnings.

 

We consider traditional and nontraditional qualifications, so be sure to clearly convey in your cover letter your general fit for the role, outlining relevant experience and your overall alignment with our organizational vision, mission, and values.

 

Mercy For Animals is a globally minded organization, and we value diverse perspectives and backgrounds. Potential team members of every color, orientation, age, gender, origin, and ability are encouraged to apply. We are committed to providing an inclusive, positive, respectful, safe, and supportive work environment where equal opportunities are available to all team members.

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About Mercy for Animals

At Mercy for Animals, we believe each of us deserves to bring our whole self to a safe environment where we can do our best work. At MFA, we foster an inclusive workplace where we lift one another up. Surveys and a staff-led culture committee elevate our staff’s voices.

Our staff is our most valuable asset. Continual learning is part of everything we do. Employees have access to a resource library with thousands of training videos. MFA also offers excellent opportunities for advancement.

We provide strong protections for our staff, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, or race. We extend these policies to interactions with donors, volunteers, interns, and contractors. We also celebrate LGBTQ pride, support women's rights, and encourage diversity.

We offer employees ample time off, flexible schedules, telecommuting opportunities, and generous benefits. Self-care, mindfulness, and work-life balance are essential to building a sustainable movement for animals. Our offices are also dog-friendly and vegan.

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