Accounts Payable Accountant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accounts Payable
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is seeking an Accounts Payable Accountant in Chicago. You must have four years of recent accounts payable and general ledger experience.The selected candidate will be responsible for processing invoices as well as posting and reviewing entries made to the accounts payable general ledger. Prior use of an ERP system is highly preferred.


  • Receive and answer all questions regarding invoices from vendors, as well as staff
  • Process weekly accounts payable checks
  • Post and review entries made to the accounts payable general ledger
  • Prepare accounting schedules and reports
  • Verify proper documents, authorizations, and coding for payables
  • Complete monthly closings
  • Reconciles vendor statements
  • Manage accounts payable accrual reconciliation
  • Process employee expense reports
  • Conduct research and analyses
  • General Accounting Duties


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
  • Two to four years of recent Accounts Payable experience
  • Some experience with general accounting
  • Strong Excel skills are required
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft or any other ERP system is strongly preferred
  • Strong Communications skills
  • Highly detailed and organized
  • Ability to meet deadlines

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