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Account Technician

Safer Foundation
Chicago, Illinois, United States
March 14, 2019


The Safer Foundation is a social service provider to individuals with arrest and conviction records. Through a full range of services, including case management, educational instruction and advocacy, we focus on preparing individuals for the world of work by helping them find and keep productive and meaningful employment.

General Summary:

Responsible for performing all accounts payable and receivable transactions, general ledger input, financial statement printing and related functions for the ATC’s resident trust fund accounts in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles as well as the fiscal directives set mandates by the Illinois Department of Corrections; and provide backup to the security, program and administrative staff members of the Adult transition centers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Maintain an accurate financial analysis to include accounts payable and receivable on all ATC resident accounts.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Requires detail orientation, organization, excellent computer skills (Word, Excel and mainframe software) and proficiency in problem solving.

Knowledge of financial systems and computerized accounting software packages (I.e. Microix and MIPS/Abilia).

Experience in financial close cycle responsibilities as it relates to AP processing for ATC clients; trial balances.

Ability to work independently, multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced environment to accomplish deadlines while ensuring compliance.

Education and Experience:

Associate’s degree in Accounting/Business and/or at least 2-3 years equivalent work experience in accounts payable and receivable.

Safer Foundation is a drug-free workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Veterans

No Phone Calls Please