• Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance
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Accounting Principals is looking for an Accountant for our client in Chicago, IL. This is a hybrid role that will be working directly under the Chief Financial Officer and be responsible for financial record keeping.  

Responsibilities in this role: 

  • Process and prepare monthly journal entries for agency entities.  Maintain general ledger including Fund EZ database.  Manage monthly and year-end closing of the general ledger. 

  • Coordinate payroll, benefits, allocations, and tax reconciliations in Fund EZ to reconcile with Human Resources. 

  • Perform governmental contract functions including making voucher, reporting, communication with appropriate representatives, and monthly and annual reconciliation. 

  • Reconcile finance general ledgers and receipts to property management rent deposit records. 

  • Assist Chief Financial Officer with agency licensing and other governmental compliance requirements. 

  • Integrate and strive to improve established internal controls into all aspects of work, and interpret these controls, when necessary, for other departments. 

  • Qualifications for this role: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance required, Masters preferred 

  • Experience in nonprofit environment required 

  • CPA preferred 

  • 3+ years of supervising experience 

  • 5+ years of not-for-profit accounting experience 

  • Proficiency in Fund EZ software and MS Office 

  • Strong communication and organizational skills 

  • If you or someone you know is interested, please apply or email me at!  

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