Are you an accounting professional with experience in accounts payable?
Do you have experience converting a manual accounting process to software?
Do you excellent communication skills that can be leveraged in a nonprofit organization focused on public health and health care systems?
We are currently in search of an AP Specialist for a Nonprofit Organization. The position is based in Downtown Chicago, IL. This is a full-time, permanent position.
ORGANIZATION TYPE: Nonprofit Organization LOCATION: Chicago, IL POSITION TITLE: AP Specialist SALARY: $55,000 - $60,000/year
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The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for converting the account payable process from a paper to paperless online process. Following the successful conversion, the AP Specialist will be responsible for managing Accounts Payable and supervising two accounting staff members. This role reports to the Director of Finance.
Our client is a nonprofit organization focused on enhancing the capacity of public health and health care systems to promote health equity and expand access to services in Illinois. This is accomplished through partnerships with public health departments, government agencies, community-based organizations, advocacy groups, academic institutions, grant-making institutions, health care providers, and associations.
Our Ideal Candidate:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration, required
Experience with conversions from manual to software, required
3+ years of accounts payable experience, preferably in a nonprofit organization
Proficient in MS Office
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in QuickBooks, required
Proven experience converting AP process from paper to online
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Project management experience is a PLUS
Prior supervisory experience
How You Will Spend Your Day:
Lead conversion of AP process from manual to online
Manage flow of incoming expense invoices and program vouchers
Manage review of submitted invoices to ensure accuracy and compliance
Check transactions against approved budget to ensure total budget is not exceeded
Validate receipts and record transaction detail in accounting software system
Allocate costs among a variety of programs
Manage AP process, which includes
Allocation of costs
Tracking expense transactions
Review of expenses for compliance with contract terms
Data management in online system
Preparation and submission of vouchers
We’d love to hear from you!
If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume with “AP Specialist” in the subject line.
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Careers In Nonprofits is built on the idea that great people want to work with great causes. There are many talented candidates who have a passion for working with nonprofits but not many resources focused on nonprofit careers. We connect the best people with the best causes. Our team of nonprofit career professionals has years of experience matching candidates with nonprofit organizations. Serving Chicago and Washington, DC, we have extensive networks of connections and strategic partnerships with nonprofit organizations.