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Post Date:  Jan 19, 2022

Chicago, IL, US, 60604

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  18506
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 


At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.


Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. Read more about the incredible recognition that we recieved!


If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! 


The Accounting Manager is responsible for:

  • Oversees and directs area employees engaged in monitoring and maintaining assigned accounts. 

  • Participates in developing area procedures for financial and accounting functions, and ensures accurate and timely work. 

  • Directs the preparation and review of monthly financial statements.

  • Plans and directs the workflow for annual audit and performs critical review and analysis of reports. 

  • Develops and implements a cross-training schedule for key accounting functions. 

  • Investigates and resolves more complex accounting problems. 

  • Participates in the hiring and evaluation of assigned subordinates and preparation of various special projects.



  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principles, theories, and systems; and ability to analyze and balance accounts, maintain ledgers and journals, and prepare related statements and reports; at a level normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or closely related field.
  • Ability to oversee and organize area activities; and in-depth knowledge of financial and accounting functions and procedures at a level normally acquired through five to seven years progressively more responsible, related experience; with at least three years concurrent supervisory experience.
     Interpersonal skills necessary to oversee and direct the work of others, and refined communication skills necessary to effectively gather and exchange information with various organization managers, and explain and resolve complex accounting problems.
  • Advanced analytical abilities necessary to perform critical review and analyses of financial statements and reports, and develop and administer area procedures.
  •  Strong Excel skills required. Experience with Great Plaines 2018 is preferred.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 


Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  •  Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
  • Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs


Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago