Senior Staff Accountant

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Date Posted November 23, 2022
Industry Billing
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Essential Functions* of the position are detailed below and include any physical requirements checked below:
1. Provides accounting support to the Department Director, Service Area's Accounting Manager and/or Controller in a variety of fiscal and accounting tasks;
2. Responsible for reviewing expenditures for assigned programs;
3. Responsible for the timely and accurate submission of cash receipts, deposits, journal entries, program billings and in-kind reports to ensure compliance with agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies in the course of performing job expectations;
4. Oversees the reconciliation of revenue and receivables in the general ledger for the month-end closing;
5. Analyzes financial data and makes financial projections and communicates his/her findings to the Department Director, Accounting Manager, service area Controller, and program staff;
6. Communicates with and is the first point of contact for various funders and/or auditors in consultation with his/her supervisory chain, as needed;
7. May administer petty cash for assigned programs, if applicable;
8. Researches and resolves discrepancies to accounts by making the necessary recommendations and adjustments;
9. Reconciles variances, Agency credit card transactions, gathers supporting documentation and prepares monthly journal entry to allocate costs;
10. Works collaboratively with program staff, internal departments, and external partners to resolve any accounting issues.

PLEASE NOTE: *Essential functions include all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

X Kneel and move from sitting, bending, kneeling or standing multiple times a day.
X Push and pull objects up to 25 pounds.
X Climb up and down up to 7 flights of stairs at a time.
X Lift up to 25 pounds.

Additional Requirements:
Other Requirements: Comply with program and/or Agency requirements related to:
X Background check, including any program specific requirements
Physical examination
Drug Testing
TB Testing
Driver's License and reliable transportation
Agency-specified automobile insurance
X Additional Requirements: On occasion, may be required to work evenings, weekends or special events, as needed.

Immediate Supervisor: Department Director, Accounting Manager or Service Area Controller
Directly Supervises: N/A
Indirectly Supervises: N/A

Education and Experience Requirements:
Relevant Education:
Preferred: Associate's Degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum: High School

Relevant Experience:
Preferred: 7+ years of accounting experience
Minimum: 5+ years of accounting experience

Certification/Licensure:
Preferred: N/A
Minimum: N/A

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled