Accounts Receivable Specialist

Accounts Receivable Specialist 

The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) is a private, non-profit 50l(c)(3) community development corporation founded in 1991. LEDC's mission is to drive the economic and social advancement of low- to moderate-income Latinos and other D.C. area residents by equipping them with the skills and tools to achieve financial independence and become leaders in their communities. 

Position Summary 

The Accounts Receivable Specialist plays a critical role in maintaining accurate financial records and ensuring that all revenue streams are properly tracked and reported. This position supports our commitment to transparency, accountability, and effective financial management. The Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for managing all aspects of accounts receivable, including tracking and reporting revenue from various funders, such as federal, state and local governments, foundations and corporations. This role requires meticulous attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and a solid understanding of accounting principles. The Accounts Receivable Specialist will work closely with the Finance team to accurately record and report financial transaction in the Sage Intacct accounting software.  

Essential Job Duties/ Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor and manage all incoming revenue streams from funders, ensuring timely and accurate recording in the accounting system. 
  • Prepare and maintain detailed records of funds received from federal, local, and state governments, foundations, and corporations. 
  • Collaborate with program and development teams to ensure accurate and complete revenue documentation. 
  • Prepare regular financial reports and statements related to accounts receivable for internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Generate customized reports as needed for funders, providing clear and concise summaries of revenue allocation and utilization. 
  • Enter revenue data into the Sage Intacct accounting software, ensuring accuracy, consistency, and compliance with established accounting standards. 
  • Reconcile accounts receivable transactions, resolve discrepancies, and follow up on outstanding items. 
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for funders regarding revenue-related inquiries and reporting requirements. 
  • Collaborate with funders to address questions, provide documentation, and ensure compliance with reporting guidelines. 
  • Maintain organized and up-to-date records of revenue transactions, ensuring proper documentation for auditing purposes. 
  • Identify opportunities to streamline and improve accounts receivable processes, contributing to overall departmental efficiency and effectiveness. 
  • Work closely with other members of the Finance Department to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting and reconciliation. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather necessary information for revenue recognition and reporting. 
  • Assist the finance department on the day to day, monthly and year-end operations of the Finance Department, including adjusting journal entries, bank reconciliations, accruals, prepaid expenses, receivables, tax returns, and balance sheet accounts. 
  • Assist in grant-related functions, including budgets vs actual analysis, and grant closeout functions as require by grantors.  
  • Ensure data integrity, appropriate internal controls, proper accounting methodology, and adherence to internal and external reporting deadlines as related to general accepted accounting principles. 
  • Assist external auditors with the annual audit; prepare documents and schedules related to reports, income, and accounts receivable. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Education and Experience Qualifications Required: 

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related discipline that demonstrates the requisite knowledge to perform the duties of the job. 
  • Recent work experience with 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations.   
  • Experience with Sage Intacct preferred. 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. 
  • Strong experience with MS Excel. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  
  • Strong organizational skills to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.  
  • Be able to demonstrate attention to details and good-record-keeping.  
  • Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the organization. 

Compensation and Benefits 

The salary range for this position is $ $52,564 - $61,008 annually, dependent on experience and team budget. LEDC is proud to offer a generous benefit package including healthcare, vision, dental, disability and life insurance plans available to employees at no cost, sick, vacation, personal days and more! 

How to apply 

Send your cover letter and resume to [email protected], with a subject line of: Accounts Receivable Specialist. No phone calls please! 


Equal Opportunity 

Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all qualified persons. Those applicants requiring accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should contact [email protected]. LEDC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, with a drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable. 

All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, personal appearance, national origin, ancestry, physical/mental disability, medical condition, military/veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, alienage, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. 


LEDC participates in the federal government’s E-Verify program, which confirms employment authorization of all newly hired employees and most existing employees through an electronic database maintained by the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security. For new hires, the E-Verify process is completed in conjunction with the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification on or before the first day of work. E-Verify is not used as a tool to pre-screen candidates. For up-to-date information on E-Verify, visit