Accounting Associate I

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary
    $ 22 - $ 26
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Associate I - Chicago, IL
Do you have at least 2 years of corporate accounting experience, including GL, journal entries and analysis? Are you looking to advance such experience to the next level with a large, global company in the hardware and software industry located in Chicago, IL? If you answered 'yes' to both questions, this may be the perfect next career move for you! As an Accounting Associate, you'll combine your technical, transactional and research skills necessary to support the corporate marketing team with GL-related accounting tasks. This is the stepping stone for advancement, and you'll receive excellent training, be a part of a fun, welcoming team. Apply below with resume if interested!
Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze marketing funds and budgets and reconciling GL accounts
  • Researching and reporting accounting discrepancies within the marketing department, relying heavily on Excel daily
  • Manage and set up new vendor accounts and assist with invoice matching and processing
  • Create month-end journal entries and prepare for month-end audits and reviews
  • Work closely with marketing employees to gather accounting data, identify financial trends and cost savings solutions
Key Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Associates degree or higher in accounting or finance
  • 2+ years of corporate accounting experience (GL, journal entries and data analysis)
  • Proficient in Excel- must have Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP experience
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, both verbal and written
  • Highly analytical, strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively
  • Works successfully in a team atmosphere and independently with little direction

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