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Robert Half International Bookkeeper in Lake in the Hills, Illinois


A Robert Half / Accountemps client in the Lake in the Hills area is seeking a Bookkeeper for a contract-to-full time opportunity. As communicated by the Accountemps client, the duties for this Bookkeeper will include but not be limited to Month End, Packaging P& L, Reconciliations, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, (small office) HR Support, Workers Comp, and renewal/business insurance. The right candidate must have 2+ years Bookkeeping experience and light level support for HR functions. If you meet these qualifications and would like to be considered for this Bookkeeper opening, please apply through Accountemps.


  • Proficient in accrual and cash basis of accounting

  • Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner

    • Excel, Quickbooks, and Peachtree experience a plus
  • Capable of working independently with minimal oversight

  • High school diploma or equivalent, AA degree or higher in Accounting or Business preferred

  • Highly organized, attentive, has a sense of urgency, flexible and able to deal with frequent interruptions and changing priorities

  • Microsoft Excel experience highly desired

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

  • Proficiency in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Adeptness in Financial Statement

  • General ledger experience preferred

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

  • Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

  • Previous experience with payroll preferred

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in bookkeeping

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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Salary: $19.00 - $21.00 / Hourly

Location: Lake in the Hills, IL

Date Posted: February 23, 2021

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 01310-0011714881

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance