Feb 08, 2022

Senior Accountant

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Itasca, IL, USA
Full-Time Accounting Banking Finance

Job Description

The American Academy of Pediatrics has an opportunity in our Finance Department for a Senior Accountant reporting to the Manager, Accounting Services to process and manage state sales tax and fixed assets accounting functions; analyze and reconcile assigned general ledger accounts and resolve all variances; and process miscellaneous daily cash and other accounting duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, 2-3 years’ related accounting experience required, including some sales tax return preparation, excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, organizational, critical thinking, and analytical skills required, strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office and various accounting and sales tax software systems required; experience with Vertex sales and use tax software and Acumatica financial software preferred, and must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy, secure confidential information, manage multiple priorities simultaneously, meet tight deadlines, take initiative, work both independently, and as part of a team, and be able to  research technical tax issues and analyze and interpret data. Some evening and weekend work may be required, particularly around month and year-end close.

To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.


The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.


Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.






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