Robert Half Accounting Clerk in Chicago, Illinois
Description If you desire to start a career as an Accounting Clerk, Robert Half is currently trying to fill the position for a prominent company in the environmental industry. The main tasks of the Accounting Clerk will be assisting in the process of Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), matching invoices to purchase orders and/or vouchers, and general forms of data entry. Get your career moving in the right direction in an environment that offers you excellent benefits, a great work space/office, and a great career advancement opportunity. This is a short-term contract / temporary to hire position based in the Chicago, Illinois area.
Your responsibilities in this role
Remedy discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required
Arrange documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes
Companywide accounting: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects
Support Accounts Receivable: apply cash receipt, help with collection of past due balance, and process daily invoices/credit
Work with Accounts Payable: vendor invoices and disbursement filing, A/P invoice matching & filing
Upload financial information to journals and ledgers
Prepare statements and reports that require utilization of a number of sources Requirements - Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required
Spreadsheet and ERP system experience is a plus
AA or BS/BA in Accounting or related field preferred
Billing experience desired
Proficiency in journal entries
Expertise in Accounts Payable (AP)
Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment
Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.
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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.