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Accounting Assistant

Accounting Assistant

Job Locations 
US-IL-Chicago
Category 
Accounting/Finance
Type 
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Overview

At Shiftgig, we’re creating financial opportunity for the hourly workforce through empowering technology allowing individuals to work on their own terms! We are proud of the impact we’ve had on our Specialist’s lives and are even more proud of the internal team we’ve built!

 

As we continue to grow, we continue to create new positions and are currently searching for an Accounting Clerk to support our accounting team. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to work with many other departments while working very closely with our experienced Staff Accountants. If you love numbers and pride yourself with a keen attention to detail, please keep reading!

Responsibilities

Your day-to-day:

  • Work within our accounting system, Netsuite, to update / input data and run reports
  • Generate invoices to applicable clients based on established billing terms and frequency
  • Maintain open line of communication with clients and internal account managers in terms of billing issues and proactively follow-up as needed to resolve
  • Prepare the open receivables report on a weekly basis and proactively correspond with clients regarding past-due invoices to ensure payment is submitted
  • Manage invoice database for all invoices received and process invoices
  • Code invoices to appropriate expense accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports
  • Maintain open invoice listing of invoices received/entered but not approved for payment
  • Obtain payment approval from applicable management and issue checks for payment
  • Perform ad-hoc tasks as necessary

Qualifications

What you’ll need:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of Accounting or Finance classes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to listen, communicate (written and verbal), excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills and follow-up effectively with all staffing levels and clients/customers
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to have some flexibility with work schedule, as required
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills

About Shiftgig

Shiftgig is the smartest and easiest way for the hourly workforce and businesses to connect.  We’re an on-demand, mobile marketplace working with the biggest brands in the food service, hospitality, retail and warehouse industries. Our workers, which we call Specialists, use our mobile app to claim shifts and choose when, where and for who they want to work. Our Clients streamline their business by managing their temporary labor directly from the Shiftgig app.  In addition, we pre-qualify all of our Specialists, including a background check and skills assessment.

 

Our mission is to connect millions of people with millions of shifts!