• Accounts Receivable Specialist

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin | US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/4/2018 10:11 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    ThinkWell is an emerging health systems development organization that is currently in a major growth phase. While our core area of work is health financing, we take a health systems approach and provide support to human resources for health, health information systems, private sector engagement, and research and evaluation. We currently have offices in Washington, DC, Geneva, and Maputo. We are currently in search of an Accounts Receivable Specialist.

    The successful candidate will have a strong accounting foundation and a desire to be part of an exciting and growing team. S/he should have a demonstrated record of academic excellence and, ideally, have professional or personal experiences relevant to this position. This is an opportunity for the right person to develop strong Accounting skills and gain experience working independently and on global teams across the organization.   


    General Accounting Functions

    The Accounts Receivable Specialist will prepare, process, and enter data into our general ledger system for accounts receivable invoices, record deposit entries, invoicing reconciliations, and other accounting duties as assigned. Such tasks may include the following:

    • Ensure accounting activities are recorded in appropriate systems to ensure accurate reporting.
    • Deposit Entry
    • Manage Customer Information
    • System Synchronization – Import/Export accounting data and review for accuracy
    • Monthly Client Invoicing
    • Accounts Receivable Reporting
    • Assist with Cash Flow Reporting
    • Assist with Month End Reporting and Revenue Processing


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
    • 0 - 2 years of accounting experience required.
    • Excellent communication skills to be effective with senior management and clients.
    • Basic knowledge of Accounts Receivable best practices.
    • Intermediate level experience with accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite. Deltek Costpoint experience preferred, but not required.
    • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations and Cost Accounting Standards a plus.
    • Native or complete fluency in written English. Fluency in French or Portuguese a plus but not required.

    Skills and Competencies 

    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships in a challenging multicultural environment – international experience required.
    • Ability to multi-task and to be effective in high-pressure situations.
    • Open to and empowered by feedback.
    • Must be organized and able to work independently.
    • Ability to learn quickly, problem solve, and implement resolution.
    • Occasional travel may be required.


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