Robert Half Accounting Clerk in ELGIN, Illinois
Robert Half is looking for a skilled candidate to join a team as an Accounting Clerk. 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. This dynamic team environment offers you a great work space/office, challenging responsibilities, and a hands-on experience that will lead to career advancement. This is a long-term contract-to-full time employment opportunity based in the Elgin, IL area.
Your responsibilities in this role
Arrange documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes
Put together statements and reports that require utilization of an assortment of sources
Overall accounting: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects
Aid Accounts Payable: A/P invoice matching & filing, vendor invoices and disbursement filing
Work with Accounts Receivable: apply cash receipt, help with collection of past due balance, and process daily invoices/credit
Report financial facts to journals and ledgers
Mend discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required
Skilled in Spreadsheet and ERP system
Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment
Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data
AA or BS/BA in Accounting or related field preferred
Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred
Accounts Payable (AP) experience
Foundational knowledge in Enter Vendor Invoices
Cash applications experience highly desired
General familiarity with billing
Deep understanding of Invoice Processing
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Adeptness in account reconciliation
1+ years of relevant experience
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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. 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. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.