Staff Accountant

  • YMCA
  • Evanston, IL, USA
  • Jul 07, 2020
Full time Accounting Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Staff Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day operations of accounting processes, including AccountsPayable, Cash Disbursement, Account Reconciliation, Credit Card Reconciliation, Fixed Assets, and Payroll processes for the organization, and other projects as assigned. This position also provides accounting support for the Finance Department during the monthly closing process, the annual audit, special financial analyses as well as preparation of periodic accounting data and analyses to help provide information for various department and management decision making. This position reports directly to the Director of Accounting.This position supports continuous process improvement for Accounting Operations.


  • A.S. or B.S. in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • 1-3 years in Accounting, including Accounts Payable and Account Reconciliation
  • Ability to analyze and present information from diverse financial materials
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and expertise in Financial Systems (Financial Edge a plus)
  • Detailed oriented with high regard for accuracy and able to work independently
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively interact with diverse group of employees and work with managers to help them in solving financial issues.
  • Experience in Not-for-Profit preferred

 Essential Functions

The Staff Accountant will process and record Accounts Payable transactions including corporate credit card charges ensuring that all invoices are entered in the system timely, accurately, and in accordance with organizational policies and procedures. They will record revenue into the General Ledger from other systems via journal entry import. The Staff Accountant will maintain daily cash and credit card reconciliation with banks and credit card processing companies. They will assist in payroll processing for 375 employees on a bi-weekly basis ensuring that all employees are being paid accurately. The Staff Accountant is responsible for monthly reconciliation of corporate credit card, development revenue, pledge receivable and other assigned balance sheet accounts. They will be responsible for fixed asset maintenance including entering new assets in the Fixed Assets module and providing capital-spending reports on a monthly basis. They will assist with month-end and year-end closing including processing adjusting journal entries, various ad-hoc reports, and other projects as assigned. They will assist with annual audit preparation including preparing audit schedules, as well as, other projects assigned.


$39,000.00 - $49,000.00

How to Apply

Apply by Email

Apply by Mail to:

Svetlana Sheglova
1000 Grove St
Evanston 60201-4294

Resumes Accepted Until

July 19, 2020