Junior Accountant

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

We are seeking a Junior Accountant in Chicago. The ideal candidate will have one to two years of accounting work experience. You must also have strong Microsoft Excel skills including V-look ups and pivot tables.

Junior Accountant Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure vendors are paid accurately and timely
  • Prepare journal entries and supporting schedules for General Ledger
  • Maintain accurate and current records regarding cash and bank reconciliations
  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable booking and invoicing
  • Check Deposits
  • Perform weekly check runs
  • Post journal entries
  • Ensure all accounts payable for month-end close
  • Prepare month-end accounts payable accrual
  • Purchase order processing
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Assist with fixed asset accounting
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or accounting required
  • One to two years accounting work experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks
  • Detailed Orientated
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • If you are interested in this position or other accounting opportunities, please click “apply” below and apply online at www.accountingprincipals.com.

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