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Robert Half Accounting Assistant in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description Robert Half is looking for an Accounting Assistant to join a fast-growing company. As the Accounting Assistant you will perform bookkeeping and accounting tasks to support the accounting and finance departments. Responsibilities include reconciling bank records, drafting financial documents, invoicing customers, and collecting payments. If you have a high level of attention to accuracy and detail, then this is the Accounting Assistant opportunity for you!


  • Perform day-to-day accounting duties including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and payroll, payroll tax filings, booking journal entries, reconciling credit card and bank account

  • Assist Accounting team in the creation and editing of financial documents

  • Track expenses and evaluate financial budgets

  • Own the bookkeeping processes of the company

  • Help with administrative duties as they present themselves

  • Work with incoming and outgoing funds to reconcile financial books

  • Collaborate with clients via phone and email as necessary Requirements

  • Intermediate knowledge of spreadsheet applications

  • Prior bookkeeping experience preferred

  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task

  • Ability to pick up new tasks and technology quickly

  • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Accounting or a related field of study preferred

  • High attention to detail as well as critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Must be highly skilled in time management and have verbal and written communication skills

If you have previous experience in this type of position and are available to start immediately, we want to hear from you today!


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