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American Heart Association General Ledger Staff Accountant in Dallas, Texas


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a General Ledger Staff Accountant based out of our National Center office located in Dallas, TX! This position will work in a hybrid setting (in office 3 to 5 days a week.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at


Under the guidance of the GL Manager, this position is responsible for supporting National Center and Regions by performing a variety of duties related to general accounting in the daily operation, month-end, and year-end closing of accounting records. Responsible for the effective reconciliation of National Center and Affiliates bank, liability, research and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Monthly reconciliations for assigned entities include Bank accounts, Payroll Expense, Asset and Liabilities accounts. Timely research and resolution of reconciling items

  • Verify, prepare, and enter correcting journal entries requested by various Regions and National Center staff. Provide high quality, timely customer services to internal customers

  • Reconcile National Center monthly research reports, funding payment proofs, and classification of restricted and unrestricted balances, long-term and short-term liabilities. Prepares and records monthly research journal entries per research reports received

  • Maintains fixed asset system for assigned entities which includes preparation of journal entries for fixed asset additions, disposals, transfers, splits and monthly depreciation. Monthly reconciliation of fixed asset ledger to general ledger

  • Prepare and maintain amortization schedule of operating and capital leases for assigned entities within Lease Harbor-Apex

  • Assist in external audits including preparation of work papers and analyses as needed. Assist with documenting processes and procedures

  • Upload Bi-Weekly payroll from ADP general ledger into accounting system, reconciling upload errors and preparing journal entry


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the related field

  • Experience with general ledger accounting practices, policies, and audit requirements

  • Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Experience with automated accounting and finance systems

  • 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

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.


The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

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.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 months ago (10/6/2022 5:49 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-4238

Job Category Finance & Accounting

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Dallas