Accounting Manager - Revenue (Non-profit)

International Fellowship of Christians & Jews, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Competitive salary
04 Dec 2020
05 Dec 2020
Job role
Experience level

Make more than a living, make a difference ... at The Fellowship!

We help more than a million Jews in need each year and as we pursue helping even more, our accounting team is adding a Revenue Accounting Manager to support the revenue accounting team and accommodate growth of the organization.

Thanks to our extraordinary donors, we process a high volume of mission critical transactions according to business requirements. Our revenue accounting staff are dedicated to ensuring their functions are achieved due to the impact this has on pursuing fulfillment of our mission and 'Next Chapter" strategic plan.

HOW WILL YOU HAVE IMPACT TO OUR INTERNAL OPERATIONS? Reporting to and partnering with the Senior Director of Finance, the Revenue Accounting Manager will serve in a mid-level, hands-on management capacity, resolving escalated issues, serving as backup for staff, and mentoring and coaching staff to success through servant leadership.

Key areas of responsibility also include:

  • Supervising day-to-day operations of revenue staff, ensuring optimized service levels
  • Conducting daily monitoring and quality checks of revenue activity. Providing reporting on items processed to management, leaders, and other stakeholders
  • Providing timely solutions to immediate and escalated concerns. For example, credit card and ACH issues, discrepancies in analysis and reporting and more
  • Managing vendor relations
  • Reviewing metrics and recommending benchmarks to create a best-in-class service plan for the department
  • Ensuring a positive, collaborative, and high-performing team culture within the department, finance group, and other teams within the organization

The ideal candidate will have at least the following experience and abilities:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and accounting experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience
  • Must have 2 years of supervisory or 4 years of team lead experience. Proven success developing a high performing and engaged team
  • Accounting experience in a non-profit organization with a large donor base, preferred
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience working with high-volume revenue processing, revenue reconciliation, credit card transactions, check deposits and cash donations
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities. Sound decision-making
  • Excellent communication skills for use across multiple levels of the organization
  • Ability to quickly understand and adhere to business processes and how the revenue journey impacts the overall business
  • Willingness to grow in understanding of the Fellowship's mission and legacy
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), accounting software required; familiarity with donor database, a plus

As pioneers of bridgebuilding between Christians and Jews and providing humanitarian aid over the past 37-years, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has begun "The Next Chapter" in our evolution.

We were fortunate to have been able to quickly transition to working remotely once pandemic restrictions began. Remote work is set to continue through the first quarter of 2021 with this role being onsite once we return to an in-office setting.

Come and experience all that The Fellowship offers, including the ability for you to make a living and make a difference with positive and friendly colleagues. EOE


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