Staff Accountant

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists - AANA
Full time
Human Resources
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Staff Accountant (remote is possible)

  • Full Time

  • Park Ridge, IL, US or Remote, United States


  • AANA – American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

  • Park Ridge, Illinois (or remotely based in the United States)


The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (“AANA”) is an organization that is in active transformation, so this is the kind of opportunity that doesn’t come around often. The AANA represents nearly 54,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists who safely and cost-effectively provide more than 49 million anesthetic procedures each year. We’re looking to add a talented Staff Accountant to our dynamic team of professionals who are deeply dedicated to advancing the nurse anesthesia profession. While work experience and educational preparation are certainly important, a can-do attitude and strong work ethic are the most desired characteristics for this new position! All AANA colleagues are expected to foster a workplace culture that promotes divergent thinking, openness, respect, trust, and the desire to be epic!

The Staff Accountant (“SA”) is responsible for completing activities for the month-end process, including journal entries, reconciliations, processing accruals and fixed assets subledger. The SA also manages the corporate credit card program and ensures that corporate credit card policies are followed.

The Staff Accountant reports directly to our Controller.


  • Assists in monthly close process by reviewing and recording accruals, maintaining and recording fixed assets, reconciling bank accounts, posting adjusting journal entries

  • Performs assigned account reconciliations

  • Manages corporate credit card program: distributes monthly statements, prepares journal entries, ensures backup documents and proper authorizations are submitted, ensures policy compliance

  • Assists with audit requests and prepares ad hoc reports for the Controller


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance from an accredited university

  • 2-4 years total experience in accounting-related area

  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of the AANA accounting team

  • Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Understanding of Accounts Payable functions and reconciliation

  • Strong comfort level with following up with multiple departments

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy in work

  • Good prioritization, time/deadline management and adaptability skills

  • Experience with protecting confidential information

  • Experience with Great Plains or other accounting software

  • Advanced Excel skills (vlookup, sumifs, Pivot Tables)

  • Professional written and oral communication skills

  • Solid analytical skills

  • Espouses quality and meets deadlines

The AANA proudly offers a phenomenal employee benefits package which includes:

  • BlueCross and Blue Shield of Illinois medical – Traditional PPO and Consumer Driven Health Plan (HSA)

  • 401(k) with a competitive match and generous additional annual company contribution

  • Wellness program (cost covered by AANA)

  • Dental (cost covered by AANA)

  • Vision (cost covered by AANA)

  • Life (cost covered by AANA)

  • Flex Spending

  • Tuition assistance

  • Telecommuting

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid office closure between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

  • Generous time off for vacation

  • Sick time

  • Floating holidays

  • Employee referral bonus

As an equal opportunity employer, the AANA is committed to maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, the AANA strictly prohibits discrimination against all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), ancestry, age, disability, creed, genetic information, marital status, membership in the national guard, military service or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Accordingly, all employment decisions at the AANA, including but not limited to in recruiting, hiring, compensation, training, promotions, discipline, and termination will be made based only on individual merit, qualifications and abilities, and the AANA’s needs and resources.

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