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Staff Accountant.

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6722860
Company Name
COUNCIL FOR JEWISH ELDERLY d/b/a CJE SeniorLife
Physical Address
3003 W. Touhy Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660
Job Description

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
Position Qualifications:
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:
o Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent accounting experience required. CPA preferred.
o Minimum 1-2 years general accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
o HUD accounting and OneSite experience preferred.
o General ledger account reconciliation experience.
o Strong oral, written and verbal communication skills.
o Proficient in Excel
o Experience with accounting software system.
o Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
o Detail oriented.

CUSTOMER SERVICE
Displays behavior that creates a customer service culture at CJE by understanding the needs of our clients and customers and demonstrating a strong bias toward service, quality and customer satisfaction.
CJE Values
All staff should demonstrate the CJE Values in their behaviors and work practices.
Respect—We recognize, honor and acknowledge the inherent value of each person for their wisdom, their culture, their background and their unique history.
Advocacy—We encourage public policy which will benefit our clients by educating ourselves and the community. Furthermore, we give voice to our clients needs and facilitate a positive action on their behalf.
Compassion—We treat everyone with caring, sensitivity, understanding, and supportive responsiveness.
Intention—We approach our work and each task with mindful consideration as to what we are doing and why we are doing it, as individuals and as an agency.
Accountability—We are responsible individually and as an Agency for honest, accurate work and interaction with others. We plan strategically and provide measurable quality care with clear fiscal and ethical responsibility.
This position has responsibility for HIPAA compliance in the execution of duties as well as for assuring that subordinate department members are HIPAA trained and compliant.
CJE SeniorLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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