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Date Added: Sun 25/09/2022

Accounting Manager

Chicago, IL, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

We are seeking an Accounting Manager! You will be responsible for the effective management and profitable operation of your assigned branch office.

About the Company:

  • Not for profit company based out of Chicago

  • Mission is to provide equal employment opportunities for people with criminal records thereby improving the socio-economic well-being of the individual, their family, and community

  • One of the nation's largest nonprofits working tirelessly to disrupt the cycle of recidivism and social injustice in our society

  • Staff of more than 250 assist clients in facilities throughout Illinois and eastern Iowa


  • Management: 5-6 staff accountants (supervising and answering questions)

    • Bank, cash, subsidiary, financial statements

  • Doing what is needed even if that means work that is "lower level" such as pulling info or filling in for an absent staff accountant

  • Learn the companies processes to be able to tell others what to (understands this will take time)

  • Accuracy of cash accounts daily

  • Prepare the financial statements: P7L, balance sheet Oversee month-end close, journal entries, general ledger and follow the close schedule

  • Be able to answer questions without asking the staff every time (progress reports, owning your role)


  • Previous experience in financial branch management, financial services, or other related fields

  • Excel experience required- able to do pivot tables and v-lookups

  • Non for profit experience- plus

  • Zoom experience and computer skills

  • Knowledge of common banking practices

  • Strong leadership qualities

  • Ability to work under pressure


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