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Accounting Manager

Area Residential Care

1 Positions

ID: ARC2024AcctMgr

Posted On 06/25/2024

Job Overview

Combine your passion to serve your community with your excellence in Finance/ Accounting as the Accounting Manager at Area Residential Care! The Accounting Manager:

  • prepares monthly and annual financial statements,
  • ensures that agency financial accounting and reporting is completed in a timely and accurate manner, and
  • supervises the accounting staff responsible for general ledger transactions, accounts payable and payroll activities.

The salary range for this full-time position is $51,421 - 61,243/year depending on qualifications.


  • Health, dental, & vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan (401k match up to 5%)
  • Employee assistance program for stress, financial and legal advice, substance abuse, professional development, etc. (paid by employer)
  • Life insurance (paid by employer)
  • Paid time off
  • Disability leave


Minimum qualifications include:

  • Education: Associate degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or related field.
  • Skills, Experience: Two or more years of relevant experience; demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, cash management/control, accounts receivable/payable processes, and payroll processing.
  • Must be able to demonstrate clear and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Other Requirements: Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency with financial management software and Office 365.

Highly qualified applicants will have:

  • Education: B.A./B.S. degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or related field.
  • Skills, Experience: Four years of relevant experience. Experience with non-profit accounting and financial management is desired. Experience billing third-party payors/ funders desired, but not required.


  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the agency’s finances and financial systems.
  • Maintain ongoing funding for operations and acquisitions.
  • Ensure cash flow is adequate to meet payroll and other financial obligations.
  • Maintain financial records to meet requirements of various funding sources.
  • Oversee activities of accounting specialists.
  • Ensure general ledger is up to date and reconciled.
  • Create monthly billing for services provided, recognize collections and follow up on outstanding claims/denials.
  • Create monthly financial statements and annual budget.
  • Act as financial liaison for year-end audit, tax and cost report preparation.

The person selected for this role will oversee activities critical to successful agency operations. The Accounting Manager supports the mission of Area Residential Care by ensuring that the agency is able to continue to provide high-quality, ongoing services.

To Apply, submit a current resume and 3-5 professional references to:

Catherine Kutka, HR Director,

Why Area Residential Care? We are a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of adults with intellectual disabilities and guiding them to achieve their highest quality of life! We value the lives and well-being of the individuals we serve and our employees.

Area Residential Care provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. The selected candidate will receive a conditional offer of employment, contingent upon successful completion of an Iowa criminal history check with the Division of Criminal Investigation, a pre-employment physical, drug screen, and TB test.

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Dubuque, IA


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$51,421 - $61,243/year


Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
PTO (Paid Time Off)





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About the Company

Who We Are

Area Residential Care is a private, non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization, created in 1968 by a group of parents and other interested parties. Its mission is to empower people with intellectual disabilities to achieve their highest quality of life. From its inception, Area Residential Care’s purpose has been to provide community-based services for persons with intellectual disabilities. The organization has grown over the past 40 years to serve an average of 250-275 people with disabilities annually; providing residential, vocational, and day services in Dubuque and Dyersville communities.

Through a variety of community-based residential and vocational programs, Area Residential Care helps people with disabilities become active, participating members of the community. Giving people with disabilities choices about where and how they live, work and socialize with their non-disabled peers is the essence of Area Residential Care’s purpose.


It is the vision of Area Residential Care that every individual has the opportunity to live, work, and participate in a supportive and accessible community.


It is the mission of Area Residential Care to empower people with intellectual disabilities to achieve their highest quality of life.


Area Residential Care is committed to the following values that support our vision and mission statement.

  • Every person has rights and the responsibilities associated with them.
  • Every person is to be treated with dignity and respect.
  • Every person has unique needs and preferences that influence the choices he or she makes about his or her life and services.
  • Every person is to be provided the opportunity to live, work and participate in recreational activities in the community as the natural environment.
  • Every person is to be provided with encouragement, opportunity and supports to live life to the fullest.
  • Every person is to be given the opportunity to provide direct feedback on his or her satisfaction with services, and given a prompt response to concerns.