Salary Mid-Point: $70,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

IFG's financial services client is looking for an Accounts Payable Coordinator to join their growing Accounting & Finance team in their Chicago headquarters office. 

Responsibilities:

  • Verify and match invoices against purchase orders in the eRequester purchasing system
  • Process non-purchase order invoices in the purchasing system
  • Utilize Concur (travel & expense system) to process expense reports
  • Coordinate with Purchasing team to resolve billing issues and any outstanding questions
  • Create new supplier records in MS Dynamics Great Plains accounting system
  • Assist in 5-day payables and accrual close process
  • Perform complex allocations
  • Prepare ad hoc reports
  • Assist in yearly 1099 processing
  • Open and sort mail; file documents as needed
  • Make regular deposits into bank accounts, both electronically and physically
  • Make monthly journal entries for various accruals and reclasses
  • Provide support and answer questions on expenses when needed

Requirements

  • Strong Accounting knowledge and previous Accounts Payable experience highly preferred
  • Previous experience working with MS Dynamics Great Plains strongly preferred; previous experience creating journal entries is a plus
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office (especially Excel) preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are critical
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Must have high level of enthusiasm and initiative and strong follow through
  • Proven ability to handle deadlines in a constantly evolving environment