CJE SeniorLife, a leading provider of programs and services for older adults, including their families and support networks and is affiliated with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago now has an open role in the Finance Department for a Staff Accountant.
Position Summary: Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of routine tasks pertinent to the month-end closing process; account reconciliations; account analysis and other general accounting functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned
Prepares and enters assigned monthly standard and adjusting journal entries.
Analyzes and documents actual revenue / expense to budget variances.
Performs general ledger account reconciliation and analysis.
Assists in the annual independent audit process.
Performing other tasks within the accounting department as assigned
Ability to work with various computer software systems – Financial Edge and OneSite
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the core work responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In order to successfully perform the essential duties and functions of this position, an individual must have the following skills and abilities:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent accounting experience required. CPA preferred.
Minimum 1-2 years general accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
HUD accounting and OneSite experience preferred.
General ledger account reconciliation experience.
Strong oral, written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient in Excel
Experience with accounting software system.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Internal Number: 08132019
About CJE SeniorLife
For over 40 years, CJE SeniorLife has been helping older adults pursue lives of meaning, independence and good health. Today, CJE has over 700 employees who provide 20,000 older adults and family members annually with a myriad of programs and services including independent housing, assisted living, home delivered meals, transportation, long and short-term skilled nursing care, adult day services, geriatric care management, health and wellness activities, support groups for clients and caregivers, and numerous lifelong learning opportunities.