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Accounting Specialist II
Job Title: Accounting Specialist II
Address: 1201 K Street Sacramento, California 95814        Map & Directions
Emp Type: Full Time
Required Education: High School
Years of Experience:  3
Travel: Not specified
Start Date:

The Accounting Specialist II is responsible for the review and entry of the accounts payable invoices and check requests; coordinating weekly check runs and performing month and year end closes. The Accounting Specialist II is responsible for invoice processing, applying cash receipts in core systems, coding checks to appropriate general ledger accounts, preparing and submitting deposits to the bank using remote deposit service and reconciling daily bank statements to the core systems.

About Us
The California Dental Association (CDA) is an innovative membership-based organization that’s committed to the success of dental professionals in service to their patients and the public.

Founded nearly 150 years ago by a small group of dentists, CDA has grown to become the single largest membership in the American Dental Association and a constant trusted resource for California dentists. CDA supports 27,000 members through all stages of their careers by offering dedicated expertise and services, including cutting-edge education, tools for the business side of dentistry, legislative advocacy and access to dentist-focused insurance. 

Bring your best to CDA and join a fun, collaborative team during an exciting transition to cloud services.  Enjoy generous pay plus a benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision, 22 days of vacation, 401(k) matching, profit sharing and education reimbursement. In addition, CDA offers with a robust employee wellness program, casual Fridays, and learning and leadership opportunities. To learn more about working at CDA, visit

Essential competencies

  • Communication Skills (Approachability)
  • Relationship Skills (Service)
  • Adaptation Skills (Flexibility)

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs manual data entry and electronic uploads of accounts payable vouchers including verification of batches; enters and monitors monthly recurring services, stipends, and rent.
  • Review all accounts payable invoices, purchase orders, expense reimbursements and check requests for accuracy of calculations, duplication, appropriateness of coding, and proper authorization.
  • Prepare cash requirements reports ensuring that the total for the week matches the amount due to each vendor; arrange outstanding debit memos to appropriate vouchers; secure approval of check run; produce checks and coordinate assembly and signing process ensuring that mailing and/or distribution is completed within appropriate timeframes; process check registers and distribute reports.
  • Coordinate annual 1099  process to include ongoing maintenance of information on vendor legal entity status and tax ID numbers; reviews vendor files for 1099 issuance ; assemble and verify reportable amounts, produce, reconcile and distribute 1099's.
  • Perform month-end close. Reconcile vendor statements, research vendor inquiries.
  • Process billings including communication with various departments to obtain billing (invoice request) information, review calculations for accuracy and review for overall reasonableness.  Conduct required research and perform data entry functions.
  • Generate invoices including production of the invoices, assembling the invoices with the necessary supporting documentation.  Distribute and/or mail invoices.
  • Process the daily deposit ensuring cash receipts match with open invoices, code checks to the appropriate accounts, separate cash receipts according to the correct company and prepare for deposit. Apply cash receipts in core system.
  • Perform aging analysis and collection functions.  Monitor the payment status of all receivables using the monthly aging reports.  Manage the overall collection function, working with the appropriate departments in the early stages and following up with demand letters and certified mailings.

Required Education, Licenses & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required, with a minimum of three + years A/P and A/R experience with computerized systems required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • SAP and Purchase Order experience preferred.
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles. 
  • Requires attention to detail and proven mathematical skills. 
  • Requires excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Must demonstrate diplomacy and tact while interacting with individuals inside and outside the organization. 
  • Must be able to perform job duties with minimal supervision. 
  • Requires intermediate computer skills, including the ability to operate Windows/Microsoft Office,  industry standard accounting software, Excel spreadsheets, Word, experience with other types of main frame applications a plus; proven ability to use 10-key by touch.

Working Conditions       Occasionally (1-33%)               Frequently (34-66%)            Constantly (67-100%)

  • Occasional standing, bending, sitting, kneeling
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Date Posted: 8/7/2019

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