Staff Accountant- Bank Reconciliation

Employer
International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 22, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Accounting and Finance
Fields
International, Religion
Employment Type
Full Time

Make a living and a difference at The Fellowship! Our amazing team selected us as a 2021 Best Nonprofit to Work For*. We have a great opportunity for you to join us as we continue our remarkable mission of bridgebuilding between Christians and Jews in order to be a ray of hope to the most vulnerable Jews around the world.

Are you ready to make an impact? Are you an expert in bank reconciliations? The Fellowship is seeking a Staff Account, with experience in bank reconciliation, to join our accounting and finance team. The essential function of this position is to ensure revenue and expenses are properly documented on a daily and monthly basis.

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Daily reconciliation of The Fellowships five corporate bank accounts, with the operating account being the most complex.
  • Works with Revenue, Payroll and General Ledger areas to ensure that any variances to the general ledger are resolved in the month they occur.
  • Substantiates financial transactions and reports by researching and auditing documents. Distributes information and backup documents to internal stakeholders and auditors as directed.
  • Assist with the transition of accounting processes and integration with Keshernet and Sage Intacct accounting system.
  • Ad-hoc analysis of transactions for management as requested.

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and abilities.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA a plus, but not required.
  • 2-4 years of relevant “hands-on” experience as an accountant with increasing responsibility.
  • In depth understanding of GAAP and accounting procedures, familiarity with financial statements, knowledge and understanding of taxation and auditing processes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Advanced Excel Knowledge
  • Must be comfortable accurately working with bank activity and numbers.
  • Experience with complex bank reconciliations in a corporate environment. Must have a strong understanding of debits, credits, and bank book differences.
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting software such as (Sage Intacct preferred).
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively and tactfully communicate to a diverse audience.
  • Excellent attention to detail; strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks or projects with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a comprehensive and accurate record-keeping system and office procedures.
  • Public Accounting and/or audit experience, highly desired
  • Non-Profit experience is a plus.

Come and experience all that The Fellowship offers, including the ability for you to make an impact in a global nonprofit with collaborative team members, professional growth opportunities and mission focused work. We have great benefits, newly designed offices and are located on Wacker Drive, across from the Chicago Riverwalk. Please submit your resume and salary requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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