Business Associate


Basic Role:  Has advanced knowledge of accounting practices, MS excel and MS word and preferably ProCare software.   Has responsibility for accounts payable petty cash disbursement and checkbook. Reviews monthly financial reports for Chicago Operations and coordinates with Director to submit narrative about budget variances to Central Office.  Works with program directors to prepare and submit annual budget.  Maintains HR paperwork and prepares payroll for Central Office.  Has responsibility for purchasing office supplies, paper products and other necessary supplies for Center operation.  Responsible for general office functions, such as phone calls and walk-in traffic and maintenance of office supplies. 


Position Responsibilities:


  • Approve and code invoices for accounts payable and coordinates with Central Office on A/P issues.
  • Assist families with registration.  Track registration for statistics.
  • Responsible for petty cash disbursements and prepares monthly ledger with back-up paperwork.
  • Prepares checks from the Center’s impressed checking account in accordance with agency guidelines and prepares month end report for checkbook.
  • Receives mail and endorses checks in preparation for deposit processing by Accounting Clerk.
  • Reviews monthly financial reports and reviews discrepancies and variances with Director.
  • Submits and maintains staff HR paperwork to Central office.
  • Maintains staff files for DCFS compliance.
  • Prepares and submits payroll with Center Directors approval.
  • Responsible for purchasing of office supplies, paper products, center supplies and food products for Center including weekly food supplies.  Keeps inventory and consults with Director on expenses and recommends cost saving measures of supplies.
  • Reports fundraising and Center donations to Director and development department in Central Office.
  • Answers phones and assists with any questions or concerns.  Directs messages to appropriate person.
  • Has knowledge of JCYS programs and procedures and can answer many of our customer questions and provides customer service.
  • Receives and opens mail and endorses checks.
  • Has working knowledge of ProCare.
  • Performs other tasks as requested with approval of the Director
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.


Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and similar experience. This experience should not be measured in time alone; quality of previous experience as well as its similarity to the needs of the current position should be a determining factor. Familiarity with the Jewish Community is desired.

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Please contact

Jean Losek 773-281-2533


JCYS is an equal opportunity employer