Des Plaines, Illinois, United States | Full-time


Location: Des Plaines, IL
Salary: $50,000 - $70,000 (DOE) + Benefits
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k w/ match, Holidays, PTO
Job Type: Full-Time
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm (generally 40 hours/week)
Start Date: ASAP
Sponsorship is not available

Bookkeeper Description

Our client is looking for a Bookkeeper to add to their growing team in Des Plaines, IL. You will be responsible for collecting data in transaction management and financial computer systems, in addition to preparing and providing basic analysis of various Excel spreadsheets of operational and financial data. Our client is looking for someone with a solid understanding of accounting principles and business accounting concepts such as profit and loss, and profit margin, either from undergraduate coursework or professional experience, who is incredibly detail oriented. This is a great opportunity to jump start your career in accounting with a stable organization in an industry that continues to rapidly grow and has proven to withstand recession.

Bookkeeper Responsibilities

• Oversee bookkeeping functions
• Organize financial data
• Manage existing spreadsheet-based data
• Create new spreadsheets
• Data review and analysis
• Prepare PowerPoint slides for senior managers

Bookkeeper Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree required
• Knowledge of/experience with bookkeeping functions required
• Understanding of accounting principles and business concepts (P&L, profit margin) required
• Proficiency with Excel (formulas, pivot tables, charts) and PowerPoint required