Open Roles Staff Accountant Chicago, IL · Full time

Provisio is seeking a Staff Accountant


Provisio is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our Finance team. This position is on-site.

In this role, you will work closely with the CFO and support the day-to-day accounting operations. The responsibilities include maintaining and reporting accurate and timely financial information in accordance with U.S. GAAP while ensuring appropriate controls and compliance processes are followed.

This is a key role in the continued growth of Provisio as a leading technology consulting firm to human service and nonprofit organizations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists in completing the monthly financial accounting close process.
  • Supports external financial reporting, including payroll tax review and related supporting documents and analysis through our payroll tax software.
  • Ensures transactions are recorded in compliance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Cost Accounting
  • Performs balance sheet and income statement financial analyses, reviewing and analyzing results for significant, unusual, or unexpected variances, and research variances to identify root causes.
  • Completes balance sheet account reconciliations monthly in conjunction with our NetSuite accounting software.
  • Assists with monthly project billing and revenue recognition review and analysis for accuracy.
  • Works with the project delivery team to set up new projects.
  • Supports the preparation of the annual financial statement audit with the external auditors.
  • Proactively takes on special projects/ad hoc analyses, and performs other tasks and responsibilities, as assigned.
  • Performs various accounting research and documents conclusions in related position memorandums as directed.


  • 3+ years of financial accounting experience, preferably in the technology and service industries working with AR/AP and proven month end preparation of financial statements.
  • In-depth working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and internal controls.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited university.
  • Experience with cost accounting processes
  • Excellent skills in organization, prioritization, and attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team player; ability to work collaboratively with all departments and management levels within the company.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to manage projects and deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel and proficient with other Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Previous experience with NetSuite, Open Air, Google workspace is a plus.

About Us:

Born in 2017 as a Chicago-based consulting firm with a mission to impact human services organizations’ technical and data advancements, Provisio has evolved into a leading nonprofit and philanthropic sector partner with expertise in strengthening organizational capacity to successfully achieve desired outcomes.

Provisio offers a competitive and equitable total compensation package. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health insurance, 401k retirement plan with employer match, disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, and more. Base salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience; annual performance bonus included.

Provisio is an equal opportunity employer. Each position at the company is filled by the best qualified applicant available. The company does not discriminate against employees or applicants on any legally protected basis, including, but not limited to, race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, veteran's status, age, or disability which does not interfere with an individual's ability to perform the essential functions of his or her job position with or without reasonable accommodation. The company will provide equal opportunities in hiring, promotions, wages, benefits and other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment.


$80,000 - $90,000 per year