Position Title: Accounting Coordinator
Reports to: Controller
FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Level: Base Salary

NAVC Overview

Founded in 1982 with offices in Orlando and Gainesville, Florida, the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) is a non-profit organization that creates unparalleled opportunities for the veterinary community that foster lifelong learning, encourage growth, and promote wellbeing to advance animal care worldwide. This includes hosting the industry’s premier continuing education event, VMX, as well as providing opportunities to learn and grow through online resources, certifications, scientific journals, and more.

Our endeavors are accomplished in a fun, flexible, and collaborative working environment where your talents and strengths will be utilized to enhance the veterinary profession and contribute to the NAVC mission. In addition to salary and traditional benefits, NAVC offers a robust benefits package that provides flexibility and enhances our culture and has led to the organization being recognized as one of the top places to work.

Position Objective

The Accounting Coordinator is involved in many activities throughout the organization including accounts payable, fixed assets, and numerous aspects of the month-end closing process. This individual will work closely with the Controller to drive process efficiencies and will have the potential for significant upward mobility.

The ideal candidate will enjoy full-cycle accounting, have the ability to work independently, possess a strong work ethic and willingness to learn and grow. The ideal candidate will also be a team player with high level of attention to detail and a positive attitude.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. These requirements are representative of the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities.

  • Perform all tasks related to the accounts payable process
  • Maintain NAVC’s fixed asset schedule
  • Actively participate in the month-end close process
  • Prepare and record monthly transactions in the general ledger
  • Assist with the Balance Sheet account reconciliation process
  • Be willing to provide suggestions for process improvement to create efficiencies
  • Assist in the annual financial audit preparation
  • Support the Controller with projects and analysis as needed regularly

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field
  • At least 1 year of working experience in an accounting position
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications
  • Ability to exercise active listening skills and subsequently communicate solutions through in-person, phone, email, text and other mediums
  • Ability to work self-directed, prioritize projects, and multitask with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to consistently and accurately complete tasks and achieve results on time
  • All prospective employees must pass a background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Accounting or related field
  • Accounts Payable and Financial Statement Analysis experience
  • Ability to collaborate, provide feedback, and support others as a part of a team
  • Ability to find quick and clever ways to overcome obstacles
  • Knowledge of collaboration and communication tools: Google Drive, Slack, Zoom, etc. Interest and ability to learn new technologies with ease

Additional Position Inforrmation

  • Occasional travel (approximately 5-10%), primarily between Orlando and Gainesville, FL
  • All prospective employees must pass a background check
  • Position is based in NAVC’s Gainesville or Orlando, FL office with the possibility to also work from home, in addition to working in the office, based on manager approval
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Robust benefits package including health, vision, dental and 401K match
Notice: NAVC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Questions?  You can contact Kimberly Chatfield, Human Resources Director, at [email protected].