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


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

Preferred: N/A
Minimum: N/A

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