Feeding America - Chicago, IL

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Work. Serve. Thrive.

Imagine a place where your talent can make a meaningful difference in peoples’ lives.

Working at Feeding America is a uniquely rewarding experience in which our employees work together as vital parts of a much larger mission. We are innovative, mission-focused, diverse, collaborative, values-driven and focused on results.

We are a national, nonprofit organization and the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, our mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for an Accountant to join our Finance Team .

  • Reconciles various balance sheet accounts on a daily or monthly basis.
  • Prepares month end accruals and assists with monthly closing process.
  • Closely monitors and records daily cash balances of all bank accounts.
  • Records In house and lockbox deposits.
  • Maintains loan amortization schedules.
  • Completes Finance surveys, as requested.
  • Researches and corrects accounting errors or discrepancies to ensure accurate reporting at month end.
  • Performs back up duties for various finance functions.
  • Assists with year-end audit and preparation of schedules.
  • Works on special projects as assigned throughout the year.
    • BA/BS in Accounting or related business degree
    • 2 years of full time accounting experience preferred
    • Must be detail oriented, an independent worker with excellent problem solving, analytical, organizational and communication skills
    • Must have the ability to work on many projects simultaneously
    • Proficiency with in Microsoft Office applications. Experience with enterprise wide computer application a plus.
    • Committed to organizational mission of ending hunger