Associate Accountant

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  • Pay rate range:

    $25 - $30
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  • Duration:

    09/24/2023 - 04/24/2024
  • Job Type:

    Contract to Hire
  • Job Description

    Accounting Associate

    • Location: Northbrook, IL (**Hybrid - 2 days onsite at Northbrook Illinois 60062**)

    • Pay: $25-$30 (W2) + benefits

    • Contract Length:  direct hire

    A $1+ Billion Company is seeking an Accounting Consultant to process high volumes of AP/AR invoices, the accounting consultant will be working remotely.


    • Responsible for the timely and accurate processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable invoices

    • Reconciles and manages outsourced freight payables and resolution to payment exceptions and freight claims

    • Regularly reconciles inventory quantities and invoiced costs for all 3rd party warehouses.

    • Executes daily cash application to customer accounts receivable as well as miscellaneous cash receipts

    • Proactively works with logistics and sourcing departments to resolve purchase price and inventory variances

    • Maintains daily cash and credit availability (CCA) reconciliation for all cash accounts

    • Prepares and processes daily disbursement of vendor payments

    • Works with established internal control procedures to ensure accuracy of accounting records

    • Additional responsibilities include assistance with document reviews, audits, and period-end close

    • Develops and grows an understanding of general ledger and account reconciliations through experience and knowledge of accounting principles

    • Leads organize and implement procedure, process, and system improvement initiatives on time with regular project management updates


    • Minimum 4+years experience in accounts payable and receivable

    • 3+years experience with MS Dynamics 365 (highly preferred)

    • Strong Troubleshooting and process improvement experience

    • Advanced Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, shortcuts)

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

    • prefered: experience in distribution industry




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