Essential Functions: This position is accountable for the accounting operations, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of the accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, and enhance the Centers accounting accuracy.
Job Description Duties: Record revenue transactions from Operations and Development departments Prepare monthly Grant reports and track revenue’s and expenditures for monthly billings Track and maintain pledges and receivables Oversee the AR and medical billing function Develop and work on relationship building with Centers funders Reconcile revenue and pledge balances with Development department Prepare analytical reports for revenue and receivable cycles Prepare invoices for rental clients Prepare vouchers for government grant reimbursement Prepare analytical reports as needed Reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly Prepare general ledger entries Review general ledger accounts for accuracy and coding issues Assist in preparation of monthly financial statements Prepare and process semi-monthly payroll Reconcile benefit expense allocations Coordinate and assist with annual audit
Disclaimer This job description is not a comprehensive list of all of the possible job-related responsibilities, tasks and duties that are required of this position, and further, Center on Halsted reserves the right to change as it sees fit any and all of the employee’s responsibilities, tasks and duties.
Skills/Qualifications Results – Ability to consistently make informed decisions through a combination of analysis, judgement and evaluation of data sources; ability to solve problems, prioritize workload and be creatively resourceful Organization – a team player able to work with internal and external department staff on an individual level and in group contexts; ability to accept accountability. Action Oriented – enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even when limited information is available; not afraid to take charge of a situation when warranted. Personal qualities integrity, credibility, detail-oriented, accountability and commitment to the mission of Center on Halsted Flexible and able to multi-task; can work in an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrates resourcefulness Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer sensitivity Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience in non-profit Accounting 4 years preferred Past Experience working with Auditors Microsoft Excel proficiency with advanced functions and formulas required. Microsoft Office proficiency required
Equal Opportunity Employer: Center on Halsted hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status or source of income.
Center on Halsted is the Midwest's most comprehensive community center dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people of Chicagoland. More than 1,000 community members visit the Center every day, located in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview Neighborhood.