Accounting Clerk

Robert Half

Job Description

Ref ID: 01340-9502946849

Classification: Accounting Clerk

Compensation: DOE

Accountemps has an immediate opportunity for an Accounting Clerk. Our client, as established service company near the Oak Brook, Illinois area, is seeking an Accounting Clerk to perform a range of accounting functions. Primary responsibilities include calculating monthly service and sales commissions, prepare statements and act as a backup to the Project Accountant. This is a potential temp to full time position.

Additional responsibilities

Act as backup for Accounts Payable (A/P) and processing checks

Assist A/P with filing and end of year document management

Assist A/P with month vendor statement reconciliations

Account code expense reports and credit card bill and enter in system

Perform Accounts Receivable (A/R) functions including scan checks to send deposit to bank

Enter daily cash receipts- checks and electronic payments

Process credit card payments

Process adjustments and write-offs, close the month- age balances, finance charges, payroll deductions, aging reports

Assist with audit preparation

Request and manage Certificates of Insurance

Job Requirements

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

Previous related work experience or education

Understanding of accounting or bookkeeping principles

Strong organizational, communication and analytical skills

Familiarity with accounting software a plus

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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