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Terri Mirabelli
Human Resources Coordinator

Posted 1/27/2023

Job Title:

Full-time Accounting Manager - Benet Academy, Lisle, IL


Full time


Diocese of Joliet
16555 Weber Road
Crest Hil, Illinois 60403


JOB DESCRIPTION Summary/Objective Under the general direction of the Director of Finance, this hands-on position is responsible for day to day accounting operations, controlling the month-end and year-end close, and the maintenance of fiscal records for our school. Essential Functions 1. Ensure financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely. 2. Prepare and post journal entries. 3. Prepare account reconciliations and supporting schedules. 4. Manage cash receipts on site. 5. Preparation and distribution of monthly budget reports. 6. Lead the year-end external audit. 7. Develop and document key accounting processes and ensure subsequent adherence. 8. Support special projects. 9. Adhere to all of Benet Academy’s policies and procedures. 10. Other duties as assigned. Competencies 1. Financial Management 2. Project Management 3. Customer/Client Focus 4. Communication/Interpersonal Skills Proficiency 5. Attention to Detail 6. Collaboration Skills 7. Ethical Conduct 8. Stress Management/Composure 9. High degree of Accuracy 10. Exceptional Organizational Skills Supervisory Responsibility There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds. EEO Statement Benet Academy is an equal employment opportunity employer, that does not—because of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability or handicap, or veteran status—fail or refuse to hire qualified applicants. Benet Academy reserves the right, however, to determine whether and under what circumstances priority should be given to Catholics for certain employment positions. In addition, for Catholic employees, conformance with religious tenets of the Catholic faith is a condition of employment, and all employees are prohibited from performing, teaching, or advocating any practices or doctrines which are inconsistent with religious tenets of the Catholic faith. Other duties as assigned Serves as a positive role model and supports the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church at all times. Creates a faith-focused learning environment within the department and school and maintains a Catholic culture in his or her department that is emphasized including but not limited to, words, deeds, manner of dress, and actions. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Qualified applicants can email a resume to


Required Education/Experience -Bachelor’s Degree in accounting field -5+ years accounting experience. Will consider less than 5 years if previous public accounting experience -High proficiency in Microsoft Excel Preferred Qualifications/Experience -CPA Certification preferred Additional Eligibility Qualifications Strong leadership, communication, and organization skills. Demonstrated management competency and experience. Commitment to highest standards of quality and integrity Ability to multi-task, be a self-starter, and flexible in daily work.

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