Employment Opportunity: Accountant/Administrative Assistant

Accountant/Administrative Assistant

Midwest Augustinians

5401 S. Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615


The Province of Our Mother of Good Counsel of the Augustinian Order has an immediate opening for a full-time accounting/administrative assistant in their Treasurer’s office.

Key tasks include:

Assist in all accounting operations within the Treasurer’s office, such as: processing Accounts Payable, check processing, recording cash deposits, bank reconciliations, preparation of journal entries and financial statements, payroll functions, and assisting in development of annual budgets.

Maintain Province Database (Update time-sensitive statistics on membership, autos, Social Security, healthcare, etc.)

Serve as Administrator of Province insurance with Christian Brothers. This includes property, casualty, liability, and auto insurance.

Receive, review and input all financial data into Quickbooks from the monthly reports received from OSA communities.

Prepare Treasurer’s letters for membership regarding financial reports and budgets, and other reports to be submitted to the Treasurer’s office.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

Demonstrated attention to detail, professional attitude, and ability to maintain confidentiality

Understanding of principles of accounting (BA or equivalent experience)

Experience with Quickbooks a plus, but not required

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)

Excellent communication skills


Small office located in Hyde Park, very near Metra and CTA bus lines, covered parking is included.

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.  Please submit a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information of three references to Sr. Mary Ann Hamer at accounting@midwestaugustinians.org