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Accounting Manager

Scion Staffing
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Full Time
Scion Nonprofit Staffing has been engaged to search for a Nonprofit Accounting Manager for an established community-based nonprofit providing learning services for youth. This is an incredible Full-Time, Direct-Hire, and Onsite opportunity located in Chicago, IL.

As the Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring daily operations are executed accurately and timely such as general ledger reconciliation, preparing audit schedules, and fulfilling requests from auditors.

  • Supervise an Accountant and AP Specialist.
  • Process Federal, State, and Local funding.
  • Ensure that bi-weekly payroll and fringe benefits are allocated to the correct cost centers/programs.
  • Conduct fiscal monitoring for assigned Community Partners with the necessary documentation.
  • Prepare journal entries and monitor and reconcile general ledger activity as well as vouchers for federal, city, and state reimbursements.
  • Monitor and update payment details of incoming cash receipts for HS, EHS, and EHS-CCP as well as WIC, HFI, and MIECHV.
  • Prepare annual budgets, budget revisions, and monthly budget-to-actual reports.
  • Assist in month-end closing preparation, year-end audit preparation, and other Fiscal Funder reviews.
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements.
  • Prepare and submit Periodic Financial Reports as required by state agencies.

  • 2+ years of Supervisory experience.
  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance is required.
  • 3+ years of experience as an Accountant within a nonprofit required.
  • 3+ years of Fund Accounting.
  • 2+ years of experience with financial statements.
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel.
  • Fund EZ or other ERP Systems is required.


This exciting career opportunity allows you to work with a passionate and thriving team! The salary range for this role is $90,000-$95,000 annually. This is an opportunity to further develop your career. You will also be able to receive a comprehensive benefits package as a full-time employee! Additionally, free parking is available!


Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an award-winning national nonprofit recruitment and staffing specialist for nonprofit organizations, foundations, associations, and educational institutions! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully placing thousands of talented professionals supporting incredible missions and programs. Through our innovative team building and recruiting solutions, we bridge the gap in executive leadership searches, direct hire nonprofit recruiting, interim leadership placement, and temporary professional staffing.

We are proud to be part of the Forbes list of the Best Recruitment Firms and the Best Executive Search Firms in America. Additionally, Scion has been recognized as a Clearly Rated Best of Staffing firm as well as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times. Additional information about our firm and our practices can be found online. Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and the candidates we represent.

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