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Robert Half International Full Charge Bookkeeper in HOFFMAN ESTATES, Illinois

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Robert Half Salaried Professional Service has an immediate need for a full-time Full-Charge Bookkeeper. As a Full-Charge Bookkeeper, you will be responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, some payroll, some journal entries, reconciliations and month-end support. Must have intermediate to advanced Excel and proficiency with accounting software. Should also possess strong social skills and a collaborative work style. If you combine dynamic communication skills with a positive attitude and a professional demeanor, then you may thrive in this position.

Our Salaried Professional Service provides Loan Staff accounting and finance professionals on a long-term and recurring basis. Our Salaried Professionals are employees of Robert Half and receive “Fortune 500” quality benefits, and paid vacations/holidays. We can offer you challenging job opportunities in various industries, new skills development and occasional travel throughout the Metro Chicago area. As a Salaried Professional, you don’t just do fill-in work; you have an opportunity to be a part of different teams working on diverse projects.

Here are some of the top reasons why our consultants enjoy the “consulting lifestyle” being in our Accountemps Salaried Professional Service:

• Variety of duties and responsibilities

• Learning new processes, software and industries

• Ability to stay out of office politics

• Better work/life balance due to less required overtime

Here's why you should choose to be part of our Accountemps Salaried Professional Service:

o You are paid a competitive salary- you tell us your annual compensation requirements in order to commit to us as a full-time employee

o You receive our full benefits package- including medical, dental, vision and 401k

o You receive just over 3 weeks of paid time off in a calendar year- including all major holidays, floating holidays and Choice Time Off accrued at 2.0 hours per week

o You are an hourly employee- you are paid for the hours you work, with a guaranteed minimum 37.5, and receive overtime for anything over 40 in a week

o You receive salary continuation- you are paid 37.5 hours per week while between engagements

o Your average project length is 3 to 6 months - about a third of our projects are 1 year or longer, with the current longest running project going on 5 years

o You have long-term career potential- most of our consultants have been working for us between 1 and 3 years, with some celebrating 5- and 10-year anniversaries

Requirements

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

  • Adeptness in general ledger

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Deep understanding of journal entries

  • Expertise in Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Solid understanding of full charge bookkeeping

  • Experience with Accounts Receivable (AR)

    • Previous accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

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

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business-related field preferred

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

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.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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