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Accounting Clerk

Chicago, Illinois | Accounting and Finance
Job ID: 94027
Listed on 9/23/2019

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.


Title: Accounting Clerk


Job Description & Responsibilities

  • Monitor group mailbox
  • Sift through emails in group mailbox and identify high priority requests
  • Requests come through via email box or physical documents
  • Respond back to emails in a professional manner
  • Respond to status update inquiries
  • Review of outstanding transactions
  • Monitor for collection of items
  • Use the workflow system to communicate to back office vendor(s)
  • Escalate issues as required
  • Daily filing and organizing of physical and electronic documents
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Skills, Experiences, Knowledge

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • At least 1 year of experience in a similar role.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suites - Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Must be comfortable using a computer.
  • Strong Data Entry and Data Verification skills ****Please attach Excel, data entry or keying scores --- ACCURACY IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT****
  • Excellent communication skills - must be able to communicate in a professional manner and ability to read different communication styles
  • Strong analytical thinking skills
  • Strong attention to details
  • Ability to multitask in hectic periods
  • Must be team player
  • Quick learner
  • Strong prioritization skills


Nice-to-have skills/experiences

  • Prior banking or FI experience would be an asset