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Opportunities at Archbishop Quigley Center / Cardinal Meyer Center / Other Pastoral Center Departments

Posted 1/31/2019

Job Title:

Accounts Receivable Analyst

Department:

Finance

Location:

Archbishop Quigley Center
835 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2030

Hours:

Full time

Description:

The Archdiocese of Chicago is the third largest diocese in the United States and serves more than 2.2 million Catholics in The Archdiocese, pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, has more than 15,000 employees across its ministries, including Catholic Charities, the region’s largest nonprofit social service agency. The Archdiocese also has one of the country’s largest seminaries. The Archdiocese’s elementary and secondary schools comprise one of the largest U.S. private school systems.

Position Overview
 
The Accounts Receivable Analyst will be responsible for billing, cash application, bank deposits, monthly A&R reports, customer assistance in billing to parishes and schools and will provide back-up support to the Accounts Payable operations.
 
Job Responsibilities:

  • Generates monthly statements to all the Parish, School, and Agency of the Archdiocese
  • Reconciles monthly A/R activity accounts
  • Daily deposits of all checks received into various bank accounts
  • Posts customer payments by recording cash, check transactions and EFT in Lawson
  • Resolves any issues with billing invoices and payments
  • Summarizes receivables by maintaining A/R activity accounts, coordinating monthly account activity, verifying totals, and preparing monthly reports
  • Provides back-up support to the Accounts Payable operations
  • Performs analysis of operations, transaction controls, as designed and implemented by finance function
  • Participates in the design, development and implementation of transformational initiatives to optimize and automate the Accounting and Reporting
  • As part of the AoC Finance team, ensure timely, accurate financial statements, and ensure internal controls are effectively implemented

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in finance and accounting.
  • Not-for-profit experience is desired.
  • General accounting experience, with good business acumen and analysis capabilities.
  • Initiative-taking-ability to assume independence and suggest opportunities for continual improvement.
  • Strong interpersonal skills-ability to build confidence and trust.
  • Comfortable with high change environments and transformation/turnaround environments.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, cross-functional environment, including with non-Finance functions.
  • Strong detail orientation and willingness to engage in detail as necessary, without sacrificing the overall perspective of the operations and process.
  • Major financial systems experience is desirable:Microsoft Office suite; Lawson G/L or comparable, Hyperion/OneStream.
  • Demonstrated high integrity and ethics in all operations and responsibilities.

The Archdiocese of Chicago is in the midst of exciting changes as we renew our local Church. With a variety of opportunities to contribute your professional talents and experience, we invite you to consider any of our current openings at archchicago.org/careers. We offer competitive salary and benefit packages, as well as opportunities for professional and personal growth and development.

If you are interested in being considered for this opening, please visit the list of open positions on AppliTrack. Please complete a letter of interest, a profile, or submit your resume.

Thank you for your interest in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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