Business Advisory Services Bookkeeper

Itasca, Illinois, us
Feb 21, 2021
Mar 27, 2021
Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function

The Bookkeeping staff is responsible for the day-to day bookkeeping activities involved with client engagements. As a Certified Public Accounting firm, we are looking to bring on a bookkeeper who is willing and able to handle multiple projects at once and enjoys working on a variety of projects when needed.

Professional Responsibilities
  • Records and organizes bills from vendors
  • Works with financial statements, general ledger maintenance and bank reconciliations
  • Maintains cash, accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Checks and verifies source documents such as invoices, receipts, and purchase orders
  • Completes bank and credit card compliance and reconciliations
  • Inputs entries into proper accounts
  • Updates and maintains accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions
  • Assists in the resolution of billing discrepancies
  • Verifies inventory transactions of products and supplies
  • Checks figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes
  • Complies with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
  • Ability to determine how a client's system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes
  • Frequently works with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, ProFx, QuickBooks, Sage 50, Sage Intacct and
  • Willingness to have a basic understanding of our Tax and Assurance procedures

Personal Responsibilities
  • Develop excellent oral and written communication skills, while also creating specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships and maintain them over time
  • Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis
  • Maintain and expand knowledge base in area of expertise
  • Take proactive career steps through mentoring program
  • Participate in recruiting efforts as needed
  • Represent the Firm in a manner consistent with our values and Five Star philosophy

  • At least two years of experience in a bookkeeping role, preferably in a role with a variety of clients and/or industries
  • Accounting software experience a plus
  • Ability and willingness to travel to clients occasionally within the Firm's market area

We are an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA/D/V/F