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Senior Accountant at Creative Financial Staffing

Senior Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Chicago, IL Full-Time
$60,000 - $75,000/Year
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Senior Accountant - Highly Visible, Chance to Make an Impact

About the Company and Opportunity:
• Our client is a nonprofit organization in the Chicagoland area is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team.
• The Senior Accountant should have a working knowledge of GAAP, nonprofit fund accounting and experience in meeting the Head Start fiscal requirements and familiarity with the fiscal requirements of State of Illinois early childhood funded programs.
• They offer excellent benefits, including 401K match, healthcare, career advancement, and work/life balance.

Overview of the Senior Accountant role:
• Allocate bi-weekly payroll.
• Execute fiscal monitoring for assigned Community Partners retrieving necessary documentation.
• Aid Purchasing & Facilities Dept. in physical inventory count.
• Prepares journal entries, monitors, and reconciles general ledger activity.
• Prepares vouchers for federal, city and state reimbursement.
• Tracks, monitors, and updates payment of incoming cash receipts.
• Annual budget preparation, budget revisions, and monthly budget to actual reporting for WIC, HFI, and MIECHV.
• Tracks, monitors, and reports of In-Kind/Non-Federal Share.
• Assists in the preparation of the month end closing.
• Assists in year-end audit preparation and other Fiscal Funder reviews.
• Assists with cost allocation assignments/calculations.
• Prepares and submits Periodic Financial Reports (PFR) required by state agencies.
• Reconciles monthly bank statements, processes Accounts Payable, Processes Accounts Receivable.
• Assists with resolving uncollected amounts or aging payables.

Preferred Qualifications for the Senior Accountant:
• Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Finance, or related field
• CPA or advanced degree a plus
• Minimum 5 years accounting experience
• Nonprofit fund accounting experience a plus
• Experience with ERP systems, prefer Fund EZ software
• Intermediate with Excel


Recommended Skills

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Calculations
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Finance
  • General Ledger
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
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