Provides accounting support to the service area's Controller and the Director of Finance in a variety of fiscal and accounting tasks to ensure compliance with agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies in the course of performing job expectations;
Understands assigned benefit plans to compile, review and reconcile benefit data including pension data;
Responsible for ensuring that pension data and pension payments are accurate and in accordance with Plan documents and that payments are made on time;
Analyzes accounts, performs projections of future cash requirements and recommends to the Director of Finance that funds be transferred, if necessary;
Uses technology, including computer database software system(s) to perform data analytics and validates accuracy of data;
Researches and resolves discrepancies to accounts by making recommendations and the necessary adjustments;
Communicates with and is the first point of contact for actuary, bank, pension database administrator and auditors in consultation with his/her supervisory chain, as needed;
Manages various complex projects, including but not limited to: developing project plans, monitoring progress, and providing updates and/or recommendations to the service area Controller and the Director of Finance;
Handles all complaints as well as crisis situations in consultation with his/her supervisory chain, in compliance with Agency/Programmatic policies and procedures and treats each case with sensitivity and expedience;
Responsible for maintaining, updating, and submitting routine and ad-hoc reports, as necessary.
Preferred Requirements: Master’s degree in accounting or finance. Seven years of accounting experience.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. Five years of accounting experience.
Other Requirements: Driver’s license and reliable transportation and agency specified automobile insurance.
The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer and consideration for employment is made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.