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Robert Half International Bookkeeper in CHICAGO, Illinois


Do you succeed in working under tight deadlines with minimal supervision? This accounting role may be a great fit if you're self-driven and organized. Apply today via Robert Half Finance and Accounting for this full-time job in the Service industry. This Bookkeeper opportunity will be located in the Chicago, Illinois area and will be a full-time position. In this position, the Bookkeeper will maintain accounts payable, reconciliation, month-end closing, and accounts receivable. In addition, the Bookkeeper will perform data entry, perform cash applications, and full cycle A/P including some coding as well as light journal entries or general ledger reconciliation. Submit an application now and learn more about this role!

What you get to do every single day

  • Uphold a general ledger

  • Handle monthly accounting close

  • Keep sales tax records and create and file quarterly payments

  • Prepare subcontractor 1099's, and any other IRS year-end requirement

  • Develop monthly reconciliations, financial statements and all supporting documents

  • Verify monthly accounting close

  • Supply cash flow projections, as needed

  • Look after Accounts Payable

  • Familiar with Accounts Receivable

  • Additional special projects if necessary

  • Accomplished in credit card management and reconciliation


  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Noteworthy accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

  • Proven analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Bookkeeping experience required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of QuickBooks

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time 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.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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Salary: $40,000.00 - $50,000.00 / Yearly

Location: CHICAGO, IL

Date Posted: January 11, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01370-0011666161

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance