Are you an experienced staff accountant seeking a new opportunity to work with a small and dynamic team? If you are, we encourage you to apply!
We are currently accepting resumes for our newly created Staff Accountant opportunity. Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance you will be a member of the team that includes the Director of Finance and Accounting. In this role you will be responsible for a wide range of accounting responsibilities that support the goals and mission of our organization. This position plays an important role in shaping the work of the coalition dedicated to promoting the rights of immigrants and refugees to full and equal participation in the civic, cultural, social and political life of our diverse society.
The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) is a mission driven social justice non-for-profit organization for and of the immigrant communities of Illinois. ICIRR is a 30 plus year-old membership organization composed of more than 138 dues paying organizations, the largest immigrant coalition in Illinois. Membership is broad based and includes: community groups, ethnic associations, unions, refugee organizations, churches, mosques and direct service organizations that work with diverse immigrant communities.
ICIRR's mission is to promote the full and equal participation of immigrants and refugees in the political, civic and economic life of our diverse society. In partnership with our member organizations, ICIRR educates and organizes immigrant and refugee communities to assert their rights; promotes citizenship and civic participation; monitors, analyzes, and advocates on immigrant-related issues; and, informs the general public about the contributions of immigrants and refugees. For more information about ICIRR please go to: www.icirr.org.
Assists with monthly financial closings, bank reconciliation, AR revenue, AP expense reporting.
Maintains accounts payable system for all funds
Update and maintain all systems and
Processes and codes general invoices and ICIRR contractor payments. Prepares subcontractor audit confirmations for annual audit.
Communicates effectively with vendors regarding billing discrepancies and questions
Reconciles and codes employee expense reports
Processes credit card transactions, records cash receipts and reconciles petty cash
Records cash receipts and prepares monthly subcontractor financial reports and submits accordingly
Assist in the preparation of annual financial reports and the annual budget process by providing trend analysis of expenses and State grant activity
Prepares subcontractor audit confirmations for ICIRR annual audit
Actively participates in all staff meetings and additional projects as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related field
Minimum 3 years experience in accounting, preferably in nonprofit organizations
Knowledge and ability to work with computer based accounting systems; experience with MIP accounting package preferred
Strong service orientation toward ICIRR staff and grantees, including trouble shooting and problem
Analytical ability with strong Excel skills
Flexible team player with a strong work ethic to succeed in a fast paced not for profit environment
Availability to participate in major ICIRR events, such as fundraisers, summits and symposiums
Ability to meet deadlines, handle various projects simultaneously
Ability and desire to take on new projects over the course of time
Adherence to strict confidentiality of financial records
ICIRR Offers: In support of our co-workers, we offer 100% company paid HMO, vacation/personal/sick days with an additional paid week at the end of the calendar year and 403b matching. After four years of service our co-workers are eligible for a (60) day sabbatical.
To apply: For consideration, please forward your cover letter and resume by clicking the apply button.
ICIRR is an equal opportunity employer.
This position is part of the National Organization of Legal Service Workers
Internal Number: 116431
About Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
ICIRR is dedicated to promoting the rights of immigrants and refugees to full and equal participation in the civic, cultural, social, and political life of our diverse society.