Date Position will be Available: July 15, 2020
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: July 10, 2020
Bethany for Children & Families has multiple full time openings to provide accounting and human resource support to different functions of our Business Office including accounts receivable, accounts payable and human resources. The Accounting Specialist is an administrative position.
Applicants must possess strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and work independently, be extremely detail-oriented, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have computerized accounting experience; SAGE 100 preferred.
Generates and maintains monthly program invoices. Carry out billing and collection activities according to specific deadlines.
Prepares cash deposit sheets as needed.
Performs duties associated with supporting the human resource functions of the agency. These tasks shall include, but are not limited to, collection and review of monthly attendance sheets, making sure valid copies of employees’ driver licenses and proof of vehicle insurance are on file, posting employment ads and sending out decline letters to applicants not offered positions, and keeping the resume database
up to date.
Maintains active lease/rental/maintenance agreements.
Maintains agency driver’s license and auto insurance verification system.
Maintains agency’s fixed asset inventory listing.
Assist Accounting Supervisor in reconciling advanced payments and Foster Care payments.
Assist CFO with monthly salary allocations.
Data collection and prepare monthly metrics as designated by CFO.
Assist in annual budget preparations.
Assist with month end closing, year-end closing and annual financial audit.
Assist fellow Accounting Specialists in accounts payable role as needed.
Shall perform and carry out all other duties as assigned.
The Accounting Specialist shall:
Have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Accounting, Finance, or business related field or equivalent work experience.
Possess a working knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping and the use of a personal computer, and computerized accounting applications; preferably SAGE 100 accounting software.
Have the ability to provide own transportation in performing job requirements, including a valid driver’s license and acceptable insurance coverage.
Be able to demonstrate an ability to work within a cooperative setting that accentuates the need for office procedure, confidentiality, supervisory guidance and direction, and accuracy and completeness of assigned tasks.
Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Be extremely detail-oriented, possess strong organizational skills, and have the ability to work independently and multi-task.
Be flexible in responding to agency/job requirements outside of normal business hours.
Have sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences in the community.
Have the ability to work within a cooperative agency framework supporting decisions, processes, procedures, and policies as established by the board of directors and/or administration.
Have the ability to fulfill all of the regulatory requirements for employees of Child Welfare Agencies as are prescribed in Illinois Administrative Rule and Procedure, including successful completion of the criminal background investigation and clearance from the Illinois CANTS and Iowa Registry.
Be committed to the agency’s vision, mission, philosophy, structure and goals, and be a positive influence for the agency while working with staff in the financial areas.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Bethany for Children & Families, Human Resources, PO Box 697, Moline, Illinois, 61266-0697, or email to email@example.com.