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Robert Half International Full Charge Bookkeeper in NORTHBROOK, Illinois


Do you have experience in accounting as a Full Charge Bookkeeper? Looking for new challenges that will propel your skills, as well as your career? If you're comfortable with preparing and processing financial statements and accounts and managing all general accounting and bookkeeping essential functions, you might be the Full Charge Bookkeeper Accountemps is looking for. This position will require excellent organizational skills, strong communication tactics, and the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines. This long-term temporary Full Charge Bookkeeper position is located in Northbrook, Illinois.

Key responsibilities

  • Assembling the trial balance and financial statements, including balance sheet and income and cash flow statements

  • Maintaining adherence to federal, state, and local legal requirements by keeping up to date on them, filing reports, and advising management on needed actions

  • Carefully filing documents to preserve historical records

  • Reconciling bank and general ledgers, and processing payroll

  • Tracking fixed assets and preparing depreciation schedules

  • Supervising accounting clerks and entry-level bookkeepers

  • Handling processing tasks for accounts payable and accounts receivable, including collections

  • Handling monthly, quarterly and year end close, accurately and on time


  • A thorough knowledge of accrual and cash basis of accounting

  • Ability to multitask and attention to detail are critical

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Basic Bookkeeping

  • Foundational knowledge in Administrative Office

  • Bookkeeping Functions experience preferred

  • Back office support experience highly desired

  • Proficiency in full charge bookkeeping

  • Adeptness in navigating basic office equipment and protocols

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in bookkeeping

  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • Proficiency with Excel, Quickbooks, and Peachtree

  • High school diploma or equivalent, AA degree or higher in Accounting or Business preferred

  • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

  • Prior payroll experience preferred

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: $21.38 - $24.75 / Hourly


Date Posted: November 18, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01330-0011546054

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance