Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Dallas, Texas Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet! This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Revenue Accountant in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas .

In this role, you will be responsible for providing revenue accounting and support to National Center and Regions through review, Analysis and reporting/allocations of accounts receivable from sponsorship agreements, online donations, charitable estate plan and other revenue streams. Additional responsibilities include ensuring accurate recognition of revenue in confirmation letters and invoicing, responding to and resolving accounts receivable and revenue recognition requests, and effective reconciliation of National Center and Regional general ledger accounts.

*Due to the current pandemic, all staff are currently working from home. In the future, this position will resume being based in the local office.* Essential Job Duties:

  • Review and analyze booked revenue per established accounts and guidelines to ensure records accurately reflect allocation requirements and meet Finance close deadlines. Prepare and record corrections or validate allocations such as memorial, workplace giving, stock, and both new and termination entries for Estate Planning.
  • Set up revenue allocation workflow for sponsorship agreements to align with agreement restrictions. Manually track and establish pledges/agreement revenue procedures that fall outside future booking guidelines.
  • Run, review, and analyze aging reports to provide data to department leaders for invoicing and activity that needs follow-up and closing of accounts. Assist with periodic meetings with collection managers to document and address collection issues.
  • Audit and validate the National Center daily deposit, ensure accuracy including report validation, mail distribution, payment rejects, and credit cards processing.
  • Review General Ledger revenue accounts. Research, reclassify, and prepare reconciliation for final review.
  • Prepare manual and system generated accounts receivable confirmation letters and invoices for distribution. Customize invoices and confirmation letters as requested by Mission Advancement, Corporate Relations, or donor/sponsorship agreement. Regularly audit system and operations to ensure accurate completion of revenue recognition process.
  • Monitor Finance customer service portal/ticketed requests. Respond to and resolve requests for A/R information, submission(s) to wrong budget code, customer invoicing corrections, as well as, both the pledges inbox and internal/external questions.
  • Assist in external audits including preparation of work papers and analyses as needed. Assist with documenting processes and procedures.
  • Educate and train National Center and Regional staff on issues related to cash receipts and A/R (coding questions, CDS batch processing, problem resolution, event reconciliation, etc.). Communicates best practices.
  • Assist with reporting, attend conferences, and other requests as needed.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor’s Degree – Accounting, Finance, or related field of study.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience with general accounting practices, policies, and audit requirements.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience with automated accounting and finance systems.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Basic knowledge of non-profit revenue accounting processes and recognition
  • Skilled in PC applications including Windows, Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.
  • Skilled in planning projects and working against deadlines to provide product.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of AHA staff.
  • Skilled in oral and written communication
  • Ability to work independently.
Here are some of the preferred skills/experiences we are looking for:

  • Experience in revenue accounting for a non-profit.
  • Advanced skills using spreadsheet applications such as Microsoft Excel.
So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Compensation & Benefits


Pay is commensurate with experience.

Benefit Plans:

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

  EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Location US-TX-Dallas Posted Date 38 minutes ago (7/6/2021 2:18 PM) Requisition ID 2021-7072 Job Family Group Business Operations Job Category Finance & Accounting Location: Dallas, TX American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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