American Arbitration Association

  • Finance Assistant

    Job Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
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  • Overview

    As a Finance Assistant, the successful candidate will be an important member of a highly collaborative team in our Labor, Employment and Elections division. Reporting to the Finance Supervisor, the Finance Assistant will be primarily responsible for daily payment processing and allocation of payments and assists in the collection of past due accounts. In addition, performs case accounting functions and clerical accounting duties necessary to manage aspects of financial administration of cases.

    We offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to have a rewarding career in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. Our comprehensive benefits program includes the following: health and Rx, dental and orthodontia, vision, discounted pet insurance, disability insurance, basic and supplemental life insurance, 403(b) and Roth 403(b) retirement plans w/company match, a discounted corporate FitBit program, and generous paid time-off benefits.


    • Maintains daily control of checks, including daily posting, preparing and submitting bank deposits, check identification searches, check returns and information follow-up with case administrators.
    • Processes and applies credit card payments daily.
    • Prepares and confirms the daily advice of deposit.
    • Assists with maintaining the collections database, including preparing and sending documents to debtors.
    • Uploads financial documents such as arbitrator invoices and collection letters.
    • Ensures that balance write offs have been processed and works with corporate office to ensure completion.
    • Provides financial expertise & support to case administrators by assisting with reallocations, reverse cancellations and manual refunds.
    • Performs other administrative and clerical duties, including word processing, data processing, data entry, typing, telephone calls, filing, inter-office communications and mail.


    Education & Experience: 2 year college degree; and 1 - 2 years of progressive experience in an accounting/customer service/judicial, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to understand and interpret statistical reports, data charts and graphs.


    Technology Skills: Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Macros, and 10 key skills.


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