Catholic Theological Union (CTU), a graduate school of theology and ministry in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, is searching for a qualified and experienced Staff Accountant. CTU is a non-profit with a $10 million operating budget. The Staff Accountant, with two other staff members, will support the Controller in overseeing the Business Office of the institution.
This position will complete month end close procedures, balance sheet account reconciliations (including bank reconciliations), payroll, investment earnings calculations and reconciliations, as well as assist with student activity (e.g., payments, billings, financial aid postings, etc.). In addition, the staff accountant will assist in successfully completing a year end close and work with our external auditors. The staff accountant will work with staff, faculty and students.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Please email cover letter, resume, salary history, and references to Sharon Fleming (email@example.com). Applications without this information or the required experience and education will not be reviewed.
Required skills include:
Experienced in month end close procedures
Proficient in reconciliations
Knowledge of general ledger accounts
Ability of analyzing accounts
Accounts Payable and 1099 processing
A good working knowledge of computer skills (e.g., Excel, word, etc.)
Payroll processing (ADP desired)
Successful candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and works well under pressure. The ideal candidate will be able to resolve differences and discrepancies by researching transactions. We are seeking someone who can work effectively as part of a team, as well as work well independently. The ability to balance a multifaceted work load is required. Individuals must be comfortable working in a Catholic institution of higher learning. The position is full-time, requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, and must have at least two year’s related experience. See CTU’s website (www.ctu.edu) for more information about CTU.
Job Type: Full-time
Accounting: 2 years (Required)
Accounts Payable: 2 years (Required)
Proficient in Reconciliation: 2 years (Required)
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (Required)
About Catholic Theological Union
Catholic Theological Union (CTU), is a graduate school of theology and ministry in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. CTU is a non-profit with a $10 million operating budget.