• Accounts Receivable Manager

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/4/2019 11:44 AM)
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    Capacity Building
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  • Overview

    TSNE (formerly Third Sector New England) (www.tsne.org) is a management support organization that partners every year with hundreds of nonprofits, foundations, community-based groups, and others working for social change. Our mission is to provide information and services to build the knowledge, power, and effectiveness of individuals, organizations, and groups that engage people in community and public life. The ultimate intention of our work is to create a more just and democratic society.


    We assist a wide range of organizations in the social sector with a mix of management support and capacity building services in consulting, financial and grants management, business administration, human resources, compensation and benefits administration, professional development training and research in nonprofit fields of practice.


    As a leading voice and capacity builder in the nonprofit sector, TSNE is committed to learning and building our practices and values around diversity, inclusion and equity, and working in a culturally proficient way with our staff and the organizations and communities we serve. We actively cultivate a work environment that values the experiences of individuals in an open-minded and collaborative atmosphere.


    The Accounts Receivable Manager manages the accounts receivable process and team in our dynamic, fast-paced team-based organizational environment. The Accounts Receivable (AR) team provides accounting services for TSNE’s internal programs as well as approximately 70 fiscally sponsored organizations (FSOs) across the country. The AR team is responsible for accounts receivable, billing and deposit processing functions as well as handling related administrative tasks and client inquiries. The Manager must be flexible and skilled at managing multiple staff and processes to be successful with a wide variety of demands and needs.


    Essential Job Functions


    Accounts Receivable Management

    • Hold the responsibility and accountability for all activities in the accounts receivable function;
    • Hire, supervise, train, and mentor AR staff;
    • Review and/or prepare AR invoices for accuracy within the expectations of funder established timelines and formats; assure that additional supporting documentation is provided as needed;
    • Develop, implement, improve, further standardize, automate and maintain all systems, procedures and policies related to accounts relievable functions. Ensure proper training of staff;
    • Respond to AR related inquiries as needed.
    • Participate as member of Leadership Team;

    AR Compliance

    • Monitor and advise staff in preparing journal entries;
    • Monitor and ensure proper revenue recognition, recording of customer billing, and cash receipts processing;
    • Provide audit support;
    • Review and/or prepare AR invoices for accuracy within the expectations of funder established timelines and formats; assure that additional supporting documentation is provided as needed;

    AR General

    • Monitor bank balances and advise on transfers for cashflow;
    • Perform Administrator duties for online banking;
    • Provide direct service to the FSOs, as needed;


    • Complete other tasks as assigned the Controller


    We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

    • Five to seven years’ experience performing and/or managing accounts receivable functions is required;
    • A BA/BS degree in accounting, or business or equivalent experience is required;
    • Three or more years of supervisory experience is desired;
    • Nonprofit accounting experience is required;
    • Familiarity with FASB, GAAP and Federal Uniform Guidance standards is required;
    • Experience developing and documenting accounting process instructions for internal staff is a plus;
    • Proficiency using large ERP systems and spreadsheets;
    • Ability to pay close and accurate attention to details;
    • Ability to adhere to standard and organizational accounting protocols;
    • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities;
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
    • Ability to function independently and to work as part of a team;
    • A commitment to the work of social and economic justice organizations;
    • Ability to work effectively with people of different cultural backgrounds.

    Physical Demands/Work Environment


    The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.


    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

    • Talk, hear and see in the normal range with or without correction.
    • Use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
    • Move, Traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); reach with hands and arms; occasionally Ascend/Descend; and position self (to), move.
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards.
    • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight.
    • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

    TSNE envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.


    As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  


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