Accounts Receivable (AR) Analyst

Posted 2 months ago
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Non-Instructional Support

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 Summary:       

  • Billing
  • Cash application
  • Customer assistant in billing to parish and schools
  • Bank deposits
  • Monthly report for A/R activity
  • Provide back-up support to the Accounts Payable operations.
 
Responsibilities:   
  • Generates monthly statements to all the Parishes, Schools, and Agencies of the Archdiocese
  • Reconcile monthly A/R activity accounts
  • Daily deposits of all checks received into accurate bank accounts
  • Post customer payments by recording cash, check transactions and EFT in Lawson
  • Resolves any issues with billing invoices and payments
  • Summarizes receivables by maintain A/R activity accounts, coordinating monthly account activity, verifying totals, and preparing monthly reports
  • Provide back-up support to the Accounts Payable operations.
  • Perform related-accounting and periodic close activities as needed
 
Requirements: 
  • 5+ years of experience in finance and accounting.
  • Experience in not-for-profit organizations is preferred.
  • 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 with a wide range of internal customers.
  • 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 software.
  • Demonstrated high integrity and ethics in all operations and responsibilities
  • Affinity for mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations and a commitment to serving the Catholic Church in the Chicago area.  Must demonstrate understanding, respect and support for Catholic Church teaching, mission and values.  Hiring preference will be given to candidates who are Catholic.
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.

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Archdiocese of Chicago

1537 Lawndale Avenue , Chicago, IL 60651
 

At the following locations

Quigley Center, AOC

835 North Rush Street , Chicago, IL 60611