Staff Accountant (Elgin) - Senior Services Associates, Inc.

Staff Accountant (Elgin)

$55,000 year

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance and two years’ experience in accounting, or a related field preferred; non-profit accounting experience is desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervise agency data entry and billing functions

Generate monthly Efficiency/Productivity reports and analyses of persons served and units of service

Work closely with CCU, APS, and NHP Supervisors to ensure timely billings

Provide backup and support for payroll, personnel, accounts payable

Prepare staffing reports for management

Perform general accounting functions such as general ledger postings, recording deposits, verifying invoices and reimbursement requests, reconciling accounts

Maintain listing and conduct annual physical inventory of fixed assets

Prepare monthly cash request forms

Assist in preparing the annual agency budget

Assist with grant writing and preparing grant project budgets

Key Skills Required:
Good understanding of accounting practices for non-profit

Ability to analyze data to provide accurate reports

Understanding of accounting software and Excel

Understanding of the rules regulating federal and state grants

Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information

Must be able to work efficiently, meet deadlines and work independently

Good written and communication skills
Rev. 07/2022

Job Type:

From $55,000.00 per year


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Physical setting:

Office Schedule:

Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

Elgin, IL 60120: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Bachelor’s (Required)


Accounting: 2 years (Required)

Work Location:
In person

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