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Zearn Accounts Receivable Associate



Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023

Who We Are:

Zearn is the nonprofit educational organization behind Zearn Math, the top-rated math learning platform used by 1 in 4 elementary-school and more than 1 million middle-school students nationwide. Zearn Math supports teachers with research-backed curriculum and digital lessons proven to double the learning gains of a typical year of instruction. Our instructional materials – including 450+ hours of digital math learning – are free for teachers and families. Zearn also offers school and district- and statewide licenses and professional development to support implementation.

Everything Zearn does is driven by the belief that every kid can be a math kid. Learn more about us at https://about.zearn.org/.

We’re looking for an exceptional Accounts Receivable Associate to play a key role in the smooth day-to-day financial sales operations at Zearn. The AR Associate will report to and be supported by the Revenue Operations Manager. You’re a great fit for this role if you Delight in details and love when numbers match to the penny, love data and creating spreadsheets and thrive in a small supportive team.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to contribute their skills in a mission-driven environment.

What This Role Will Do:

  • Manage daily A/R functions: review new sales contracts, create customer invoicing and handle collections
  • Manage Zearn’s Billing email and maintain effective customer communication in addressing customer requests
  • Assist with maintenance of an accurate record of active customers along with their sales tax exemption certificates’ database
  • Assist with processing of weekly customer deposits and related accounting transactions
  • Assist with monthly close of the books, reconciliations and reporting
  • Maintain accurate filing of all finance documentation in organized and secure digital files
  • Contribute to process improvements and system enhancements
  • Assist with ad-hoc analysis and special projects as needed

What You’ll Bring To The Role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 1-2 years of accounting experience or related internship
  • Outstanding Excel skills
  • Oracle NetSuite, Salesforce and Avalara experience a plus
  • Familiarity with basic accounting principles
  • Strong time management and attention to detail
  • Professional and friendly demeanor with demonstrated success in customer service-oriented roles
  • A commitment to Zearn’s mission of providing an exceptional education to all children
  • A desire to join an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment at a high-growth organization


This role is remote, however you may be required to travel for business and team building meetings.

Compensation & Benefits:

We offer a competitive benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K matching, parental leave, a generous Holiday policy and a flexible PTO policy. We also offer a collegial and passionate culture and the potential to positively impact the lives of millions of children.

Zearn is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

TO APPLY: https://apply.workable.com/j/2358A264D7