13 Oct 2019
15 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Ref ID: 01222090

Classification: Bookkeeper

Compensation: $23.00 to $25.00 hourly

f you multi–task effectively and have strong communication, organizational, and time–management skills, you might be a good fit for this Full Charge Bookkeeper opportunity with growth potential. You might be a good fit for Accountemps's Full Charge Bookkeeper position. The Full Charge Bookkeeper position is a long–term temporary opportunity in Skokie, Illinois. If you're comfortable with establishing and maintaining the organization's accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives, as well as all general accounting and bookkeeping functions, including the preparation of financial statements, you could be a good candidate for this position.

Major responsibilities

– Overseeing accounting clerks and entry–level bookkeepers

– Ensuring correct and punctual monthly, quarterly and year end close

– Completing bank and general ledger reconciliations; processing payroll

– Maintaining historical records by filing documents

– Assembling the trial balance and financial statements, including balance sheet and income and cash flow statements

– Studying and adhering to federal, state, and local legal requirements, filing reports, and detailing needed actions to management

– Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable, including collections

– Following progress of fixed assets to prepare depreciation schedules
– Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

– Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skill sets

– High school diploma or comparable diploma with an AA degree or higher in Accounting or Business preferred

– Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

– Strong familiarity with journal entries

– Sage Software experience

– Proven knowledge of auditing

– Year end closings experience

– Expertise in Microsoft Excel

– Account reconciliation experience

– A thorough knowledge of accrual and cash basis of accounting

– Prior experience with Excel, Quickbooks, and Peachtree

– 3+ years of bookkeeping experience

– Background in payroll preferred

– Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast–paced and challenging environment

– Can work independently with minimal supervision

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary–to–hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills ? helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune? magazine?s list of ?World's Most Admired Companies? since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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