Accounts Receivable Associate

The Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF), located in Agawam, MA, is seeking a full-time Accounts Receivable Associate. This position will support current operational activities of the HGF Finance department and participate in new initiatives of the foundation.

About HGF

HGF seeks to further the realization of the religious and ethical principles and aspirations of Judaism via its flagship programs: PJ Library; JCamp 180, Life & Legacy, and Voices & Visions, and through grants to eligible individuals and organizations in Western Massachusetts. The largest of the programs, PJ Library, provides families with high-quality children's books, music, and other resources that foster Jewish learning and create a gateway for deeper engagement in Jewish life.

The Position

Under the supervision of the Senior Accounting Manager, the Accounts Receivable Associate’s primary responsibility is to ensure that all income is properly deposited, recorded, and reported to the correct partners. This includes handling all donations, event deposits, AR payments, and income from any other source. You may also be expected to communicate with donors regarding donations, as well as other questions and issues that arise.

Responsibilities included, but not limited to:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs daily cash management duties, including the recording of bank deposits, reviewing cash receipt logs, and posting of cash to the accounts receivable sub-ledger
  • Maintains accounts receivable records to ensure aging is up to date, credits and collections are applied, uncollectible amounts are accounted for, and miscellaneous differences are cleared
  • Manages payment collection process through customer reach-out and internal escalation paths
  • Reviews accounts to identify adjustments and research payment history to resolve account issues and makes recommendations to management on how to reconcile trouble accounts
  • Generates aging reports for management every week, providing information of past dues, and any collection issues
  • Prepares and report cash deposits, as well as deposits of foreign (non-U.S.) checks, money orders, and currency
  • Documents and maintains accurate records, correspondence and related items in the accounting system
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with in internal and external partners
  • Completes other duties as assigned by CFO and Senior Accounting Manager



Associate degree is required, Bachelor’s degree is preferred


  • Minimum of two years of experience in accounts receivable, finance or other accounting role
  • Experience working at a non-profit organization is preferred
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Understanding of basic principles of finance, accounting, and bookkeeping
  • Superb time management and attention to detail
  • Experience with Sage Intacct is preferred

Core Competencies:

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Proactive work style, self-motivated, and detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required (in person, via e-mail, and on telephone), and ability to compose effective, thoughtful correspondence
  • Ability to handle confidential information with complete discretion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a talent for building strong relationships throughout an organization and community
  • Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking capabilities


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Paid sick, holiday, vacation, and personal time

To Apply:

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The Harold Grinspoon Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are invited to apply. For more information about the foundation and its programs, visit