Accounting Assistant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
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  • Job type
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We are seeking an Accounting Assistant in Chicago. You must have two years of experience with accounts payable and accounts receivable functions. You will be responsible for assisting with all the company’s accounting duties, including working closely with the Controller’s daily operations. Our client offer will offer a generous compensation plan for the candidate and is looking to hire immediately. Apply now!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains accounts payable by matching invoices to appropriate authorizations
  • Process and pay general monthly bills
  • Receiving, distributing, obtaining approvals for and processing incoming suppler mail, invoices and inquiries using established procedures
  • Assists in month end close procedures
  • Post journal entries and cash transactions to general ledger
  • Auditing and processing submitted employee expense reports
  • Reconciliation of Vendor Monthly Statements
  • Record and apply customer deposits
  • Preparing monthly AP accruals
  • Weekly cash receipt reconciliation
  • Research and resolve accounting problems
  • Requirements:

  • Two years of relevant experience
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks required
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Strong attention to detail and follow thru
  • Microsoft Excel knowledge
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
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