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Harvest Bible Chapel

Sr. Staff Accountant

Harvest Bible Chapel
Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 01/30/2015
Categories: Business/Administration - Other
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Do you have a strong accounting background and a desire to use your skills at an organization that is focused on fullfilling the Great Commission? Then consider joining our growing accounting team in our faced paced, yet positive and mission oriented office environment. Please submit your resume directly to us at (not through this webiste). Applicants should live in the Chicagoland area. Here's more about the opening:


The Senior Staff Accountant will report to the Director of Accounting and will be responsible for financial accounting and reporting for the ministries of Harvest Bible Chapel and it's affiliated entities. This will include reviewing transactions and monthly reporting and preparing analysis of financial results for all entities. 

Essential Roles and Responsibilities

  • Process and review transactions in the various accounting systems
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and analysis
  • Prepare monthly reports and ad hoc reports, including providing reports for various departments and ministry leaders
  • Improve existing processes and establish new processes that maintain good accounting controls
  • Create spreadsheets and analyses as necessary to summarize results and support decision making
  • Review accounting transactions and ensure the financial statements are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Assist in the annual financial statement audits
  • Facilitate annual budget process

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and CPA certification

Work Experience Requirements

  • 5+years in an accounting function, experience in a small or mid-size CPA firm is a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Organized and able to handle multiple priorities
  • Experience with accounting software, specifically with general ledger
  • Solid communication skills, written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Flexible and comfortable with rapid change – a Harvest must

To apply please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Thank you!