Do you strive to be a specialist when it comes to accounting? Would you describe yourself as a strong problem solver? Are you an independent person who appreciates a process and a clear set of roles and responsibilities? Do you take pride in doing things correctly? A leading non-profit association has an opportunity for you.
Process vendor invoices and issue checks.
Verifies and posts accounts receivable, credit card payments and checks
Prepare monthly account reconciliations.
Maintain general ledger and prepare month-end close journal entries.
Review inter-company transactions and generate invoices as necessary.
Prepare semi-monthly payroll for review by Director of Finance and Administration.
BS degree in Accounting or Finance
2-5 years of progressive experience in accounting roles.
Knowledge of basic accounting procedures.
Familiarity with financial statements.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Effective communication skills – both oral and written.
Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and Accounting software packages (Peachtree/Sage and QuickBooks preferred).
Ability to manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, and work independently.
About Illinois Restaurant Association
We are the Illinois Restaurant Association,
and we are dedicated to restaurants.
The foodservice industry in Illinois is the largest private sector employer in the state, with projected employment in 2019 of 588,000 people and more than $30.1 billion in annual sales. To serve the needs of this important industry and support its future, the Illinois Restaurant Association works to provide restaurant operators and suppliers in Illinois with valuable business services, networking opportunities, cost saving programs, and vital advocacy.
Founded in 1914, the Illinois Restaurant Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, protecting, educating and improving the restaurant industry in Illinois. The IRA owns and produces Chicago Gourmet – the annual food and wine festival held in Millennium Park that unites hundreds of restaurants, chefs and beverage experts for a weekend filled with food and drink tastings, entertainment, cooking demonstrations, book signings, interactive seminars and more. The Association is a proud host of the James Beard Foundation Awards, which will be held in Chicago through 2027 and celebrates excellence in cuisine, culinary writing, and culinary education throughout the country.