Accounting & Administrative Assistance

Position:                       Accounting & Administrative Assistant Team:                            Finance Reports to:                   Manager of Finance & Administration   Location:                      Chicago, Illinois, USA The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) is an international nonprofit organization headquartered in Chicago, IL. Our mission is to alleviate world hunger by supporting food banks where they exist, and by working collaboratively to create them in communities where they are needed.  Founded in 2006, GFN now connects more than 800 food banks in 30 countries, spanning five continents, that together serve 9 million people annually. GFN is seeking an experienced individual for 24 hours per week to assist with accounting and administrative functions.    Description of Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Prepare check requests, record and process accounts payable
  • Enter monthly general journal entries
  • Review staff expense reports, tie receipts, assure adherence to policy
  • Assist in month-end closing
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Maintain office supplies inventory
  • General office administration
  • Other duties as assigned
Education/Experience
  • Associates degree or higher – Emphasis on Accounting preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years in a similar role
Proficiency Requirements
  • QuickBooks Online
  • Microsoft Office Suite
Skill Requirements
  • Ability to think critically and work independently.
  • Highly organized
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Proactive 
To Apply:  Send your resume and cover letter to hr@foodbanking.org and please include the job title in the subject. The Global FoodBanking Network embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. Its goal is to attract, develop and retain a talented, diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.