Accounting Specialist

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is working with a great client in search of an Accounting Specialist to join their Chicago, IL company Downtown! The Accounting Specialist job will be responsible for payables and receivables including general ledger coding, inputting invoices to payable system, and posting to customer accounts. A competitive salary is offered for the qualified candidate. If you or someone you know is interested in an Accounting Specialist job, keep reading to learn how to apply!

  • Assist in the preparation of the company budget to help meet all financial goals
  • Process and organize invoices to ensure bills are paid and received in a timely manner
  • Review ledgers, statements, and balance sheets for accuracy
  • Record financial information and provide summaries when necessary
  • Recommend actions to stop misuse of budget and reduce loss
  • Maintain accounts by recording, identifying and verifying financial transactions
  • Follow internal accounting procedures and policies to ensure financial security is maintained
  • Assure that all reports and paperwork are completed in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with others in the accounting department to ensure all financial actions are accurate
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • Two to three years of experience
  • Technical knowledge of accounting regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • Ability to thoroughly analyze and research information
If you are interested in this contract to hire Accounting Specialist job in Chicago, IL or other accounting opportunities then click “apply” below and apply online at

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