Staff Accountant At a Non-Profit

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accountant - General
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_849119_2812973
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is currently seeking an Staff Accountant Specialist for a full-time job in a nonprofit located in Chicago Please note, this is not a 100% remote position and will go back into the office eventually. If you are interested, then please apply today. 

Responsibilities:

  • Review invoices or other supporting documentation for proper approval, coding, and accuracy
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Answer vendor or staff inquiries regarding the status of payments
  • Monitor proper coding of all invoices and expenses against grant budgets
  • Process and reconcile company credit card transactions
  • Process employee expense reports
  • Upload transactions into QuickBooks and ensure proper coding/posting
  • Receive and record all incoming revenue, including checks, cash, wire, and credit card payments, and make electronic bank deposits in a timely manner
  • Support membership billing and collection activities within Salesforce
  • Track grant receivables and maintain customer files within Dropbox Other Financial Operations
  • Assist with the management of grants, ensuring compliance with reporting requirements
  • Assist with year-end audit inquiries
  • Work closely with manager to support a 30-day monthly close 
  • Uphold financial controls throughout all financial operations
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  • Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in accounting, finance or another related degree Nonprofit Accounting experience strongly preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience processing AP and AR
  • Working knowledge of GAAP compliance
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, especially Excel
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and analytical  
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
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    To learn more about this Staff Accountant job opening, please submit an application and current resume. Not quite what you were looking for? Browse our other available jobs in your location on the Accounting Principals website www.accountingprincipals.com



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