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Chapter Accountant

Job Location

Chicago, IL

General Summary

The Alzheimer's Association National organization seeks an accountant to work with multiple chapters.  The individual chosen must have the potential to grow into the chapter controller role.  This is an excellent opportunity to creatively apply accounting, refine analysis and communication skills, and present financial information to senior chapter staff and board members.

Essential Job Functions

- Prepare financial statements and variance reports
- Record accounting transactions and reconcile Statement of Financial Position (Balance Sheet) accounts
- Explain not-for-profit accounting principles and practice
- Supervise MAS 500 data entry
- Organized, sets priorities and meets deadlines
- High level of customer service, including working with staff at all levels
- Prepare audit statements and support schedules
- Produce budgets, forecasts and cash flow projections
- Compile IRS Form 990
- Develop and implement accounting procedures
- Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

- Bachelor degree in Business, preferably in Accounting 
- Three years financial accounting experience
- Familiar with complex accounting systems
- Proficient in Excel
- Evening and weekend hours may be required at peak times

Click here to apply

  • by email: lgutierrez@alz.org
  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Home Office
    225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.