Staff Accountant | Non-Profit

$60,000 - $70,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: In Office
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 138561
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance
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LaSalle Network has partnered with one of the most respected non-profits in the country who are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Staff Accountant to join their Chicago team. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in maintaining financial records, preparing reports and ensuring compliance with various regulations. This position requires a strong understanding of accounting principles and a commitment to supporting our client’s mission through accurate financial management. This position offers a competitive starting salary up to $70,000.

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare journal entries
  • Monitor and reconcile the general ledger
  • Prepare vouchers for federal, city and state reimbursement
  • Prepare daily cash reporting
  • Track, monitor and report In-Kind/Non-Federal Share contributions
  • Assist in the preparation of month-end closing processes
  • Contribute to year-end audit preparation
  • Assist with cost allocation assignments
  • Perform budget-to-actual analysis
  • Prepare and submit reports as required by the agency
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements
  • Prepare biweekly payroll
  • Process and monitor accounts receivable transactions
  • Reconcile accounts receivable journal
  • Resolve uncollected amounts and monitor aging reports
  • Process purchase orders
  • Allocate expenses
  • Maintain a fiscal purchase order log

Staff Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 2+ years of accounting experience, preferably in a non-profit organization
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Familiarity with federal, city and state reimbursement processes is a plus

Staff Accountant Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development opportunities


If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Daniel Pinkerton
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.