Accounts Receivable Manager

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Washington DC, United States

Accounts Receivable Manager

Job description

Great Minds®, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK–12 instructional materials space, seeks an Accounts Receivable Manager to meet the needs of our rapidly scaling company.


At Great Minds, we believe every child is capable of greatness. We can help teachers help children achieve it.

Great Minds brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our mathematics curriculum, Eureka Math, our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, and our new science curriculum, PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of mathematics, the humanities, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 700 people.

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Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ Net Promoter Score®. Eureka Math and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom and PhD Science, embrace high expectations for all students and teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.


The Accounts Receivable (AR) Manager will focus on taking our current Accounts Receivable function and developing it to handle Great Minds growth trajectory. The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded top performer who is willing to roll-up their sleeves and be a key contributor in a high-growth, fast-paced environment.

Reporting to the Assistant Controller; the AR Manager will manage the AR staff and be responsible for their timely preparation and distribution of invoices and owning collections. They will also be responsible for revenue recognition and all AR related reconciliations. The ideal candidate will also have experience with Intacct or a similar ERP system, Microsoft Excel, and other reporting tools.


  • Manage the AR staff and ensure timely and accurate submission of invoices and collections
  • Ensure revenue is recognized in accordance with GAAP
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts each month
  • Work closely with managers and other stakeholders within the company to help improve processes and system configurations
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedure documentation
  • Ensure staff is fully proficient in accounting systems and software



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 4-5 years experience as an AR Manager
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • High degree of proficiency with Excel
  • Experience with Intacct or a similar ERP system


  • Must be highly motivated with a proven track record for achieving results
  • Extreme attention to detail and passion for accuracy in all reporting and data gathering
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work independently and with a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally to achieve results


A cover letter is required for consideration.

If selected for an interview, a salary history and background check will be required.