Salary Mid-Point: $40,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

 

Position Overview:

Our client is looking to immediately fill a new role on their accounting team.

his position reports to the Accounting Supervisor. As part of the Accounting team, the this role will be responsible for assisting the Accounting Supervisor with daily operations. Major responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to processing operating expense invoices, managing operating expense payments, and responding to payment inquiries.

Job Functions:

  • Ensure that all invoices are approved by the appropriate individuals
  • Code operating expense invoices to the appropriate General Ledger accounts and cost centers
  • Pay approved invoices in a timely manner
  • Follow payment instructions detailed on check requests and invoices
  • Respond to payment inquiries from vendors and employees
  • Assist accounting team in booking accruals and tracking IT projects
  • Assist with fulfilling requests to complete compliance and audit requirements
  • Assist in other accounting and operating projects

Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Communicate effectively with vendors and employees
  • Self-managed and motivated with a strong desire to succeed and achieve goals
  • Takes ownership of assigned responsibilities
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • Problem-solving – is able to recognize and correct a potential payment issue quickly and effectively
  • Integrity – implements and upholds company values
  • 1-2 years’ experience in accounts payable preferred
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office Products, Excel in particular (Intermediate Skill)

Work environment/physical demands summary:

This job is hybrid and operates twice a week in an office environment.