Do you seek to make a difference in the lives of others, particularly immigrants, refugees, and the under served?
At Asian Human Services (AHS) our holistic approach to human services improves lives now and for generations ahead. Today, AHS serves everyone who seeks our help, regardless of race or ethnicity. While we continue to deepen our mission with immigrant and refugee communities, all are welcome here.
AHS focuses on culturally comprehensive human services that help people become:
Healthy – with Community Health programs and Behavioral Health counseling.
Educated – through skilled learning programs and a charter school for grades pre-K to 8 that specializes in preparing children to lead in a global world.
Employed – using comprehensive job-related services that place hundreds of job-seekers into full-time and part-time employment every year.
We are seeking a Senior Accountant.
The Senior Accountant is responsible for all areas relating to accounting functions and financial reporting, including managing the month end close process, general ledger and financial reporting. This position is also responsible for performing balance sheet, revenue, expense, and payroll account reconciliations, as well as executing accounts payable and accounts receivable processes.
Prepare accurate and timely financial statements and reports in accordance with our established schedule with input from the rest of the accounting department.
Analyze financial statements for discrepancies and other issues that should be brought to the CFO’s attention. Perform the necessary journal entries to correct.
Reconcile bank statements and balance sheet accounts.
Reconcile billings to general ledger (prepares reconciling journal entries), completes required government reports relating to revenues and expenditures.
Analyze, make entries and post cash receipts from bank statement.
Reconciliation of A/R general ledger to grant documents.
Reconcile A/R General Ledger to subsidiary.
Review all inter-company transactions and perform allocations as necessary.
Prepare spreadsheets and reports as needed for auditors.
Participate in modification and implementation of financial software.
Must be an outstanding communicator, and have established skills in accuracy, organization, and working in a high-volume environment.
Assist in the preparation of miscellaneous reports and surveys for senior management, governmental entities and year-end audit work papers.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business/Finance required, Master’s or CPA preferred
Expert knowledge of computerized ledger systems, NetSuite preferred
Advanced knowledge of Excel
5 to 7 years prior experience in the accounting/financial reporting areas.
Proven ability to complete tasks on time
Microsoft Office- Excel, PowerPoint, and Word Fluency -Strong Command of Excel and data systems
Strong attention to detail and timeliness
Strong problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures
Ability to communicate effectively with superiors, staff and funders
Collaborate easily with co-workers and work well independently
Honest, discreet and trustworthy
Asian Human Services Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to the fair and equal treatment of all of its employees without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, political or union affiliation, maternity status, parental status, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Internal Number: 3127315158
About Asian Human Services, Inc
Established in 1978, Asian Human Services is the largest multi-cultural and multi-lingual health and social services organization in the Metropolitan Chicago areas. Its mission is to provide client -centered, quality, and compassionate services to immigrants, refugees, and other under served in communities so that they can fully participate in society, prosper and thrive. Specialized in healthcare, education, and employment, its professional staff is fluent in more than 28 languages and serves more than 28,000 clients throughout Illinois each year.