Associate / Bookkeeper, Client Accounting Services Group (Full-Time) – Skokie

Our Business and Accounting Services Group performs a full range of accounting, reporting and general ledger support functions for our clients. We are looking for candidates with strong accounting and personal relationship skills who are looking to grow in a positive, caring, enjoyable, successful environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing clients’ general ledgers on a periodic and annual basis
  • Reconciliation of bank and other balance sheet accounts
  • Analysis of revenue and expense accounts to assure proper account coding
  • Preparation of payroll and sales tax returns, forms 1099, W-2
  • Assistance in QuickBooks setup for startup businesses
  • Assisting new businesses with local and federal registration requirements
  • Original general ledger entries and check preparation for high net worth clients including basic banking functions
  • Analyze opportunities for additional client accounting, tax and consulting services
  • Training client personnel in general accounting functions

Qualifications:

  • Experience doing similar work for a CPA firm or in industry
  • Extensive experience with QuickBooks Online and Desktop versions
  • Knowledge of CS Accounting (Creative Solutions)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word and Adobe Acrobat
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and client service oriented
  • Passion for helping clients and making sure their accounting systems are producing accurate information to help management run their businesses
  • Ability to travel to clients in the Greater Chicago
  • We work six day weeks January through March

We have a great work environment. We care about our people, our clients, and our community. We want you to be successful professionally while having the time and opportunity to be successful away from the office too. If you’re ready for the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply.

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