CSS is a private not-for-profit social/human services agency that initiates, provides and promotes services for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families, within their communities, in order to strengthen their independence, self-esteem and ability to participate in and contribute to community life.
CSS is seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a Staff Accountant.
Contract and Grant Management:
Prepares monthly and/or quarterly financial and statistical reports, interfaces with key internal stakeholders ahead of deadlines in order to obtain information needed for said reports, reviews said reports with key internal programmatic and administrative personnel, specifically the Vice-President of Clinical Operations and Quality Assurance or designee and the Chief Financial Officer or designee. Submits the monthly and/or quarterly financial and statistical reports on time to the respective townships, verifying that CSS has met the submission deadline. Follows-up on all questions generated through the submission process.
Plays a key and essential role in the preparation of annual township applications and C.D.B.G. applications.
Prepares and submits quarterly CDBG reports as applicable.
Other duties as assigned.
Accounts Receivable/ Cash Management:
Assists in ensuring complete and accurate monthly billing and assists in modifying the billing cycle as required to accommodate new billing requirements.
Interfaces and assists the Accounting & Billing Assistant as needed with the monthly billing.
Interfaces with the Accounting & Billing Assistant throughout the month to ensure that participant’s personal spending allotment is properly accounted and that each participant does not have excess cash on hand at each CILA.
Assists the Director of Accounting & Finance, as needed, with monthly cash receipt applications against the accounts receivable ageing for payments from IDHS.
Assists with the recognition of monthly cash receipts for the general operating account as needed and part of the monthly close process.
Assists with cash and treasury management function through the preparation on a daily basis of the daily cash balance report and provides analysis and report to management on a daily basis.
Works with CFO and Billing Coordinator, as necessary on reject processing as well as follow-up with IDHS re: court of claims matters for outstanding receivables.
Works with the Director of Accounting and Finance on a multitude of A/R and Cash Management related matters throughout each month.
Other duties as assigned.
Plays an active and critical role in the monthly close process including, but, not limited to the preparation of a myriad of monthly journal entries as well as general ledger account analysis for various Statement of Financial Position accounts.
Interfaces with the Accounting & Billing Assistant in preparation of the CILA and Custodial analysis and subsequent journal entries to record the net activity of those respective cash accounts.
Assists with the monthly bank reconciliation process for all cash accounts.
Plays an important role in the year-end audit process through the preparation of assigned PBC (prepared by client) work papers.
Plays an important role in the preparation of the annual budget process and interfaces with the CFO and Director of Accounting & Finance for assigned duties and responsibilities related to the preparation of the annual budget.
Assists with the preparation of the annual 990’s as required.
Assists with preparation of the annual CFR as required.
Assists with preparation of the any annual funding source report as required, such as Oak Park and Proviso.
Preparation of payroll.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field from an accredited college.
Minimum of four years of experience in accounting, preferably in a nonprofit environment. Must have contract and grant administration experience.