Accounting Manager

The American Motorcyclist Association is looking for an Accounting Manager who is responsible for all accounting activities including but not limited to monthly closing and financial statement preparation; Assists external auditors with yearly audit including preparing audit schedules; Performs account research for accounting and other areas of association; Supports CFO with special projects; Supervises staff to ensure completion of accounts payable and receivable functions. Manages data processing staff.


  • Directs day-to-day accounting activities (e.g., general ledger, financial reporting)
  • Oversees multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation (work papers) and support of budget activities
  • Collaborates with other areas in association to support overall goals and objectives of organization
  • Advises accounting staff regarding handling of accounting issues, and reporting transaction, and work with CFO on financial management of organization
  • Manages staff including assigning work, conducting peformance appraisals, and recommending hire/termination
  • Ensures accounts payable and accounts receivable functions maintain efficiency, integrity and compliance with policies and procedures
  • Acts as accounting software system administrator (i.e., Great Plains) working with internal staff and IT
  • Works with accounting group to ensure accurate and timely month end closing process
  • Advises staff regarding handling of non-routine reporting transactions
  • Works with accounting staff regarding handling of accounting issues, and reporting of transactions
  • Provides support to CFO on financial management of association and special projects
  • Ensures policies & procedure development to allow for efficiency, process improvement, accuracy and compliance with GAAP, SOX and organizational goals
  • Communicates with external and internal contacts including external auditors, consultants and AMA staff Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or finance is required
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible business and accounting experience
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting aptitude
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Passionate and collaborative team player

Experience with the following is a plus:

  • Personify 360 Association Management System
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Microsoft SQL Server (DB Design, Transact-SQL Development, Stored Procedure & Query
  • Microsoft Office products

Benefits that include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid vacation
  • Comprehensive medical, dental plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • AMA membership

To Apply:

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to The AMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.