General Purpose of Job
Prepares, processes and maintains accounting records for the Association which may include general accounting, costing, or budget data. Reviews and reconciles accounts to ensure accurate financial reports. Examines and interprets accounting records for the purpose of giving advice or preparing statements.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Records and reconciles financial data, generates and distributes financial reports. Identifies and corrects system errors and account imbalances. Makes appropriate adjustments to financial transactions to ensure compliance with GAAP and ABA policies. Provides assistance with the interpretation of monthly reports. Assists in the preparation and completion of audits. Performs other related duties as required.
Basic Qualifications & Interests
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Business Administration, Accounting, and/or Finance from an accredited college or university.
Previous experience interpreting financial data and ensuring compliance with FAS and GAAP.
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
Preferred Qualifications & Interests
Possession of a Masterâ€™s degree. Possesses a CPA. Previous experience applying the fundamentals of GAAP.
The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.