<![CDATA[Smart Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.SMARTSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Logistics Customer Service Agent]]> Smart Resources is a division of BG Staffing that  specializes  in administrative support staffing. We are currently conducting a search for a temp to hire Logistics Customer Service Agent  to assist a global logistics company in Des Plaines, IL!

Job Title: Logistics  Customer Service Agent 

Location: Des Plaines, IL
Job Type:  Temp to Hire
Temp Pay Rate: $15-17/hr (based on experience)
Hours: Full Time, Monday- Friday (Some weekend work and overtime will be required)
Process: Candidates will be required to pass a background check and drug test

Job Responsibilities:

·         Communicate with  airlines and internal import customer service/traffic departments

·         Prepare import shipments for customers

·         Create delivery orders and shipping labels as needed

·         Handle customs clearance, shipping, labeling, and distribution of cargo

·         Prepare import documents for distribution to brokerage department and external brokers

·         Create and distribute cargo bills/invoices 

·         Collect unpaid invoices

·         Coordinate pick-up and delivery orders with trucking companies, airlines, steamship line and/or facilities in order to retrieve needed information in order to process shipments effectively

·         Complete general filing and data entry as needed

Requirements:

·         Open to customer service candidates or experienced logistics professionals 

·         Reliable self-starter, willing to take on new responsibilities, learns quickly

·         Detail- orientated

·         Go- getter, enthusiastic, high energy personality

·         Ability to continuously develop and adapt

·         Proficient in Word, Excel (intermediate)

·         Exposure to AS400 (Plus, not required)

·         Tech savvy

·         Ability to problem solve, anticipate needs, multi-task, and work efficiently in a fast paced environment

·         Ability to complete assigned duties in a timely manner as requested by Supervisor/Manager

·         Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

·         Team player

***Thank you in advance for your interest; all qualified candidates will be contacted directly!
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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Financial Analyst]]> A global manufacturing company located in the western suburbs is looking for an experienced Financial Analyst to join its team.

Responsibilities will include financial planning such as discounted cash flow models, lease vs buy analysis, forecasting, financial reporting, as well as strategic capital planning and execution. 

If you have 2-3 years financial analyst experience, along with a proven track record of process improvements and enjoy interacting with stakeholders, please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at slochner@accountablesearch.com
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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Temp to Hire Bilingual Customer Service Rep]]> Smart Resources is a boutique staffing firm specializing in customer service/administrative support staffing! We are currently conducting a search for a  Customer Service Representative search for an established and growing company in the Oakbrook, IL area!

Job Title: Customer Service Representative

Location: Oakbrook, IL

Job Type:  Temporary to Hire

Pay Rate: $14.00 to $15.00 per hour, depending on experience. 

Hours:  9am to 5: 30pm Monday through Friday

Process: Candidates will be required to pass a background check and a drug test

Summary: The Customer Service Representative   is responsible for supporting customers by providing information on availability of merchandise, prices, researching order issues, and entering orders into the  computer system, while providing an exceptional level of customer service.

Description:
  • Responsible for answering 75-90 inbound calls daily and providing complete customer resolution
  • Troubleshoots and resolves internal and external customer issues as needed
  • Communicates with operations on the status of orders, sales, pick-ups, and credit issues
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to internal and external customers
  • Retrieves messages via voice and e-mail as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:
  • 3 or more years’ experience in a customer service/operations or call center setting OR equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English a requirement for this role
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures
  • Basic knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Ability to operate a PC and other clerical support equipment 
  • Ability to write business correspondence
  • Ability to problem solve, multi-task, and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment

***Thank you in advance for your interest; all qualified candidates will be contacted directly!
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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Payroll Coordinator]]> Construction company in the southwest suburbs of Chicago is looking for a Payroll Coordinator with Union payroll and/or Certified Payroll experience preferably in the construction industry.

Payroll Coordinator Description:
  • Input, verify and transmit weekly payroll information into in-house payroll system for union and office employees.
  • Enter new hires, employee changes, voluntary deductions in the payroll system
  • Verify and comply with prevailing wages for all unions.
  • Collect daily field employee time sheets.
  • Manage workflow to ensure all transactions are processed timely and accurately.
  • Assist employees and management with questions, concerns or requests regarding payroll.
  • Distribute checks timely and in accordance with union agreements.
  • Prepare and submit weekly certified payroll using LCP Tracker and or paper submission.
  • Prepare and submit monthly Utilization, EEO and Trainee Reports.
  • Set up new union rates and benefits.
  • Report and pay Union benefits, dues, and fringes.
  • Prepare and submit the appropriate federal and state returns on a timely basis, such as Fed- 941/Schedule B, IL-941 and 940.
  • Prepare and remit weekly wage garnishments.
  • Ensure Ironworkers are in compliance with random & annual drug test.
  • Monitor and ensure timely weekly reporting of all subcontractors
  • Audit and maintain accurate holiday and vacation accruals.
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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Financial Analyst]]> Financial Analyst responsibilities:
  • Aid in forecasting, reporting actual spending monthly, tracking individual project progression and ensuring timely approval of projects and complete post completion reviews on all capital projects in a timely manner. 
  • Make financial recommendations.
  • Create project justifications, financial models, and summary reports which will create the Strategic plan submission.
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses as requested to facilitate sound business plans and strategies.
  • Work on special projects focused on accounting, financial analysis, financial forecasting, or financial reporting as required.
  • Ability to deal effectively with dynamic change and support the team along those lines.
  • Identifies areas that can be improved.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers.

Desired skills and experience:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Finance or Accounting. CPA preferred.
  • 2-4 years prior experience in financial analysis preferred.
  • Understanding of cash flow modeling and variance analysis.
  • Working knowledge of balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, and working capital analysis.
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Excel Word and PowerPoint.
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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Logistics Customer Service Representative]]> Smart Resources is a boutique staffing firm specializing in administrative support staffing. We are currently conducting a search for a temp to hire  Logistics  Customer Service Representative to assist a logistics company near O’ Hare Airport.

Job Title: Logistics  Customer Service Representative 
Location: Near O’ Hare Airport
Job Type:  Temp to hire
Temp Pay Rate: $15.00- $17.00/hr
Hours: Full Time, Monday- Friday  
Process: Candidates will be required to pass a background check and drug test

Job Responsibilities:

  • Completing inbound/outbound customer calls with great customer service

  • Communicate delivery status and pricing to customers via phone and email

  • Enter order/transportation data and complete research to find discrepancies

  • Responsible for creating and editing shipping information in database

  • Track and trace shipments

  • Coordinate freight charges and confirm receipt

  • Correspond between carries and customers

  • General invoice processing by filing, printing and organizing documents

  • Running weekly status reports and entering data into database

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma and customer service experience

  • Reliable self-starter, willing to take on new responsibilities, learns quickly

  • Experience in transportation is preferred

  • Detail- orientated

  • Go- getter, enthusiastic, high energy personality

  • Ability to continuously develop and adapt

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Tech savvy

  • Ability to problem solve, anticipate needs, multi-task, and work efficiently in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to complete assigned duties in a timely manner as requested by Supervisor/Manager

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Team player

***Thank you in advance for your interest; all qualified candidates will be contacted directly!

 
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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> A privately held HR and Payroll service provider in Chicago is looking for a Senior Accountant!  This global company is growing at a record breaking rate and already have offices in India, Barcelona, London and Chicago! 

If you have 3-5 years experience in Corporate Accounting and you' re looking for an opportunity where you can make an immediate impact, please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at Slochner@accountablesearch.com 
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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Temporary to Hire Customer Service Reps!]]> Smart Resources is a boutique staffing firm specializing in customer service/administrative support staffing! We have been voted Best in Staffing for 8 years strong!

We are currently conducting a search for  Customer Service Representatives for an established and growing company in the Bolingbrook/Woodridge, IL area!

Job Title: Customer Service Representative

Location: Bolingbrook/Woodridge, IL

Job Type:  Temporary to Hire

Pay Rate: $15.25/hr

Hours: 8 am – 6 pm (8 hour shift given in this time frame, must be able to work these hours!)

Process: Candidates will be required to pass a background check, education verification and a drug test

Summary: The Customer Service Representative II is responsible for supporting sales representatives and customers by providing information on availability of merchandise, prices, researching order issues, and entering orders into the SAP computer system while providing an exceptional level of customer service.

Description:
  • Responsible for answering 75-90 inbound calls daily and providing complete customer resolution
  • Troubleshoots and resolves internal and external customer issues as needed
  • Meets statistical and quality goals established for the Customer Care department
  • Communicates with the Sales Team and customer base to obtain and process orders within SAP
  • Process return requests from customers and forward to appropriate sales representative for approval
  • Responsible for processing all paperwork relating to returns, orders, price changes, and adjustments
  • Communicates with sales representatives on the status of orders, sales, pick-ups, and credit issues
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to internal and external customers
  • Organizes and maintain daily call plans, based on individual customer requirements 
  • Retrieves messages via voice and e-mail as required
  • Furnishes reference catalogs, current circulars or any product information to existing and prospective accounts
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:
  • 3 or more years’ experience in a call center OR equivalent combination of education and experience OR  Bachelor' s degree (B.A.) from an accredited four-year college or university 
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures
  • Basic knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to operate a PC and other clerical support equipment 
  • Ability to write business correspondence
  • Ability to problem solve, multi-task, and work efficiently in a fast paced environment

***Thank you in advance for your interest; all qualified candidates will be contacted directly!
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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Operations Specialist/Client Service Representative]]> Smart Resources Inc. is a boutique, highly-awarded staffing firm located in Chicago. 

We are currently performing a search for an Operations Specialist/ Client Service Representative for a growing facilities management firm in Chicago.

 

Job Title: Operations Specialist/ Client Service Representative

Job Duration: Direct Hire

Pay Rate: $38, 000-$40, 000

Hours: Monday through Friday (numerous day time shifts available)

Responsibilities:
  • Handle incoming calls within a call center environment
  • Assist customers and project contractors over the phone
  • Assist customers with processing orders, requests, and troubleshooting
  • Placing orders, performing research for customers, and scheduling appointments

Requirements:
  • One year in customer service, corporate setting preferred
  • Available as soon as possible
  • Able to work an 8 hour shift Monday through Friday
  • Friendly, personable communication skills
  • Ability to be detail-oriented and toggle between multiple screens

Candidates with client service experience are encouraged to apply, as well as recent college grads with extensive retail or client service experience. THIS IS NOT A SALES POSITION.

Education and Experience:
Associate' s Degree or equivalent work experience
Strong Microsoft product skills, EXCEL SKILLS ARE A MUST and a facility for numbers, the right candidate will understand how to manage a spread sheet.
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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Client / Customer Service Representative]]> Smart Resources Inc. is a boutique, highly-awarded staffing firm located in Oak Brook, IL. 

We are currently performing a search for a Client / Customer Service Representative for a growing professional photography studio located near Rosemont, IL.

Job Title: Client / Customer Service Representative

Job Duration: Temporary initially, could extend and develop into something permanent for the right fit! 

Pay Rate: $16.00 temporary

Hours: Monday through Friday 8: 30am to 5: 00pm

Responsibilities:
  • Handle incoming calls within a call center environment
  • Assist customers and project contractors over the phone
  • Assist customers with processing orders, requests, and troubleshooting
  • Placing orders, performing research for customers, and scheduling appointments

Requirements:
  • One year in customer service, corporate setting preferred
  • Available as soon as possible
  • Able to work an 8 hour shift from 8: 30am to 5pm Monday through Friday
  • This position is not public transportation accessible
  • Friendly, personable communication skills
  • Ability to be detail-oriented and toggle between multiple screens
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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[CV Bookkeeper]]> Construction company on SW side needs accounting clerk/bookkeeper to join team to accommodate growth.  Role is Temporary to Hire.  Person will be responsible for payroll, AR/AP, audits, taxes, union reports, and bank recs.  To begin the work will consist of AP/AR data entry and expand from there. 

The company works on Quickbooks and Construction Manager with  Quickbooks experience preferred.  The candidate will need solid Excel and Word skills to  manage spreadsheets and formulas.  Accuracy is the biggest key for the position.

This is a small office environment with 6-8 in office and another 50 or so people in field.

Hours are 8: 30 - 5p.
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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Receptionist]]> Smart Resources Inc. is a boutique, highly-awarded staffing firm located in Chicago, IL. 

We are currently performing a search for a Receptionist for a great architectural firm located in downtown Chicago, IL. This is a really great temporary to hire opportunity!

Job Title: Receptionist

Job Duration: Temporary to hire

Pay Rate: Starting pay rate $15.00 temporary, possibility for an increase upon transitioning permanently 

Hours: Currently on a summer hours schedule from June to September. The summer hours are  Monday through Thursday 8am - 6pm, Friday 8am to 12 noon  or Monday through Friday 8: 30am to 5: 30pm

Responsibilities:
  • Answering incoming calls
  • Greet visitors
  • Assist with administrative responsibilities; update flyers, create spreadsheets, providing correspondence
  • Work with multiple parties
  • Assist upper management with various projects

Requirements:
  • One year in an administrative support role, corporate setting preferred
  • Intermediate Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Exposure to Adobe a plus
  • Available as soon as possible
  • Friendly, personable communication skills
  • Ability to be detail-oriented and toggle between multiple screens
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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Customer Service Representative]]> Smart Resources is a division of BG Staffing that specializing in administrative support staffing. We are currently conducting a search for a temporary Customer Service Representative to assist a maintenance and repair supplies company in Rosemont, IL!

Job Title: Customer Service Representative
Location: Rosemont, IL
Job Type:  Temporary (4 - 6 month duration)
Temp Pay Rate: $15.00-$16.00/hr
Hours: Full Time, Monday- Friday, 10: 30 AM-7: 00 PM
Process: Candidates will be required to pass a background check and drug test

 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Answer incoming calls/emails from customers, sales personnel, and internal personnel regarding placing orders, replacing orders, pricing, tracking shipments, inventory, billing, processing payments, etc.
  • Fulfill customer requests and changes as needed
  • Enter and update data into company database
  • Answer general inquiries regarding customer accounts and orders
  • Accurately completing necessary reporting and documentation to keep customer accounts current
  • Provide clear communication and superior customer support at all times
  • Assist with various additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:
  • High School Diploma and minimum 2 years of experience in a professional customer service/office environment
  • Reliable self-starter, willing to take on new responsibilities, learns quickly
  • Professional demeanor
  • Detail- orientated
  • Ability to communicate effectively and construct professional written business correspondences
  • Go- getter, enthusiastic, high energy personality
  • Ability to continuously develop and adapt
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with SAP is a plus!
  • Tech savvy
  • Ability to problem solve, anticipate needs, multi-task, and work efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to complete assigned duties in a timely manner as requested by Supervisor/Manager
  • Team player

***Thank you in advance for your interest; all qualified candidates will be contacted directly!
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Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Development Manager]]> Smart Resources is hiring and growing! We are a premiere staffing firm that has provided top talent for over 23 years. We specialize in providing professionals on a contract, project management, consulting and a direct hire basis. With years of expertise in Administrative and Office Support verticals, we pride ourselves in a consultative approach understanding our client’s needs. In 2017 we were acquired by BG Staffing, a multi-million dollar public company headquartered in Plano, TX giving us national exposure.

Currently, we are looking for a focused and results-oriented professional to join us as we expand our operations in Chicago. Focusing your time on the business development function for the firm, you will market our services to prospective clients, build upon existing client relationships as well as network throughout the business community to spread brand awareness and key differentiators.  If you are a self-confident, motivated person with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills – and you enjoy a fast-paced team-driven environment – please apply below.

 

As a Business Development Manager, your responsibilities will include: 


Develop, grow and nurture client relationships: Marketing our services via telephone and in-person meetings with new and existing clients to expand the utilization of our services while providing an outstanding customer experience. Identify and discuss future project initiatives with clients, ensure clients’ expectations are met and match consultants’ skill sets with client engagement requirements, presenting highly skilled consultants to the client. Will be extensively involved in outside trade associations and various networking activities both inside and outside or normal business hours to promote services and brand awareness in the marketplace

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Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT Bachelors degree.

Previous experience in a Business Development or Outside Sales role (staffing industry experience preferred).

Successful candidates will have excellent business development, negotiation, communication, project management and problem-solving skills.

Ability to define and discuss project requirements with senior-level executives.

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Top Reasons to Work for Smart Resources:

  • EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER – Our more than 34-year history of success and strong client relationships provide a level of stability few companies can match. 
    •PERFORMANCE = REWARD – We offer exceptional earning potential and a competitive benefits package, including a base salary and monthly performance-based bonuses, paid time off as well as group health, life and disability insurance, and a 401(k) plan. 
    •TOOLS FOR SUCCESS – We provide world-class training, client relationship management tools and advanced technology to help you succeed. As part of BG Staffing, a multi-million dollar staffing entity, collaboration and strategy exists across multiple verticals.
    •RESPECTED ORGANIZATION – Parent company, BG Staffing was recently named by Staffing Industry Analyst as Fasted Growing Companies.

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity with competitive earning potential? If you are seeking a rewarding, challenging and dynamic environment, we invite you to apply today!

 

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<![CDATA[Business Development Manager - Accounting and Finance]]> Smart Resources and Accountable Search, now divisions of BG Staffing, Inc. (a publicly traded company) is seeking experienced Client Service Professionals in the Chicago Loop area.

Smart Resources is hiring and growing! We are a premiere staffing firm that has provided top talent for over 23 years. We specialize in providing professionals on a contract, project management, consulting and a direct hire basis. With years of expertise in Accounting and Finance verticals, we pride ourselves in a consultative approach understanding our client’s needs. In 2017 we were acquired by BG Staffing, a multi-million dollar public company headquartered in Plano, TX giving us national exposure.

Currently, we are looking for a focused and results-oriented professional to join us as we expand our operations in Chicago. Focusing your time on the business development function for the firm, you will market our services to prospective clients, build upon existing client relationships as well as network throughout the business community to spread brand awareness and key differentiators.  If you are a self-confident, motivated person with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills – and you enjoy a fast-paced team-driven environment – please apply below.

Job Summary 

As a Business Development Manager, your responsibilities will include: 


Develop, grow and nurture client relationships: Marketing our services via telephone and in-person meetings with new and existing clients to expand the utilization of our services while providing an outstanding customer experience. Identify and discuss future project initiatives with clients, ensure clients’ expectations are met and match consultants’ skill sets with client engagement requirements, presenting highly skilled consultants to the client. Will be extensively involved in outside trade associations and various networking activities both inside and outside or normal business hours to promote services and brand awareness in the marketplace

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Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT  Bachelors degree.

Previous experience in a Business Development or Outside Sales role (staffing industry experience preferred).

Successful candidates will have excellent business development, negotiation, communication, project management and problem-solving skills.

Ability to define and discuss project requirements with senior-level executives

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Top Reasons to Work for Smart Resources:

  • EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER – Our more than 34-year history of success and strong client relationships provide a level of stability few companies can match. 
    •PERFORMANCE = REWARD – We offer exceptional earning potential and a competitive benefits package, including a base salary and monthly performance-based bonuses, paid time off as well as group health, life and disability insurance, and a 401(k) plan. 
    •TOOLS FOR SUCCESS – We provide world-class training, client relationship management tools and advanced technology to help you succeed. As part of BG Staffing, a multi-million dollar staffing entity, collaboration and strategy exists across multiple verticals.
    •RESPECTED ORGANIZATION – Parent company, BG Staffing was recently named by Staffing Industry Analyst as Fasted Growing Companies.

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity with competitive earning potential? If you are seeking a rewarding, challenging and dynamic environment, we invite you to apply today!

 

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<![CDATA[Paralegal/Legal Assistant]]> Smart Resources is a boutique firm specializing in customer service and administrative support. We are presently recruiting for a Paralegal/Legal Assistant for a well established food manufacturer in the Oak Brook, IL area. 

Job Title: Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Job Type: Temporary 60-90 days

Location: Oak Brook, IL area

Hours: 8: 30 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Off at 1 pm on Friday

Description: 
  • Manage software to create reports
  • Coordinate employee certification program
  • Prepare meeting summaries, packets and reports
  • Assist with developing compliance processes
  • Manage minute books and stock transfer registers
  • Prepare legal documentation
  • Obtain legal signatures/authorizations for documents as needed
  • Maintain a system for tracking proxies and powers of attorney
  • Special legal projects
  • Serve as Secretary for a company sponsored foundation

Requirements: 
  • Bachelor' s degree or certification from paralegal program; 2-3 years of experience
  • Ability to work on your own and make decisions
  • Familiarity with Corporate Secretary functions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Accurate recordkeeping
  • Ability to pick up new software quickly
    • Experience with any of the following is a huge plus:  Serengeti e-billing system,  Visio global corporate organization chart,  Navex Ethics Point 

 

**Thank you in advance for your interest in this role. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly! 
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Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Payroll Analyst]]> Manufacturing company located in Warrenville is urgently looking for a  Payroll Analyst. Client is open to Direct Hire or Temp to Hire.  ADP Vantage+ experience ideal, ADP experience in general preferred. Candidate will process  up to 1250 employees on a weekly basis, 2, 500 total employees bi-weekly. They cover several groups throughout the company. 

Requirements:

BA/BS in HR, Industrial Relations, Accounting/Business or related field.

Multi-state (heavy in IL and CA, 32 states total).

5-7 years high volume processing experience.

Good attention to detail, good communication, verbal and written (Will be communicating with up to 7 different groups throughout the company)

Nice to have: ADP experience, CPP or FPC Certification
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Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Corporate Paralegal]]> A food and food ingredient company is looking for a Sr. Corporate Paralegal. Corporate experience is required over experience with law firms. The candidate' s responsibilities will include: Cost Analysis, BOM / Routers and master data, inventory reconciliations and analysis, month end journal entries and recs, and SAP cost estimate creation. SAP experience is required for this role.

Desired soft skills include a demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of management and all departments and domestic and international affiliates with tact and diplomacy, and a proven ability to work under pressure and within tight time frames.

 

Experience with any/all of these is helpful, but can be trained as needed.

·          Serengeti e-billing system

·          Visio global corporate organization chart

·          Corporate database (hCue)

·          Navex Ethics Point
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Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Interim HR Generalist / Director]]> Smart Resources is a highly-awarded, boutique staffing firm and we are currently performing a search for an HR Generalist / Director on a Temporary basis for Maternity Leave coverage.

This is a for a rewarding, stable organization located in the Oak Lawn, IL area. 

Job Title: HR Generalist / Director

Duration: Maternity Leave Coverage (12.5 months)

Compensation Range: (Depending on experience) 

Responsibilities of role: 
  • Assist with Employee Relations
  • Respond to a high-volume amount of emails sent throughout the day due to employee relations and knowing where to filter or forward the emails to other staff members
  • Help coach/mentor other managers that need guidance on performance management or other relations
  • A big plus to know regulations in regards to immigration; there is an  immigration lawyer that can help answer questions as well
  • Help perform salary analysis of new roles coming in and provide to managers

Requirements of role:
  • 10 years experience working within HR Generalist or Director level support
  • Experience handling employee relations
  • Experience performing research on salary anaylsis
  • Able to work with multiple parties/management
  • Experience providing heavy corresponsdence

** Thank you in advance for your interest, in this opportunity! 
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Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Accountant]]>
  • Prepare and record journal entries in GL related to fixed assets, leases, and accruals
  • Work closely with Treasury, Tax and international finance teams
  • Perform data balancing activities, reconciliation and analysis of related ledger accounts
  • Assist in the month end, quarter end, and year end close process
  • Provide audit support for quarterly and year-end audits
  • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements

  • Qualifications & Experience:
    • Bachelor’ s Degree in Accounting
    • 2+ years of related professional experience a plus
    • CPA or CPA candidate
    • Experience in accounting and financial systems required
    • Experience in interfacing with business customers 
    If you or someone you know has 2+ years of strong Accounting experience, and open to  a new opportunity, please send resume to Shawna Lochner at SLochner@accountablesearch.com ]]>
    Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0 <![CDATA[Commercial Finance Manager]]> A $2B manufacturing company in Chicago is looking for a Finance Manager. The Finance Manager will identify key financial and sales trends to drive growth, develop and enhance market and data automation as well as dashboards, and support critical recurring and ad-hoc reporting and analysis to drive the business.

    Bachelor’ s degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting, MBA preferred. At least 5 years of complex analysis experience preferably in manufacturing or consumer products.
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    Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Administrative Assistant]]> Smart Resources Inc. is a boutique, highly-awarded staffing firm located in Chicago and Oak Brook!

    We are currently performing a search for a temp-to-hire Administrative Assistant located in downtown Chicago. This is with a well-known investment advisory firm and will be supporting an Executive in the Asset Management division.

    Job Title: Administrative Assistant

    Duration: temp-to-hire

    Schedule: Monday through Friday


    Key Responsibilities:
    • Prepare reports, mailings, and materials for client meetings
    • Prepare meeting minutes, meeting notes and internal support materials
    • Schedule visitors, appointments, client meetings, conference rooms and travel
    • Effectively maintain executives’ calendars and phone  
    • Coordinate and oversee the completion of special operational/administrative projects
    • Review and prepare monthly/quarterly reports

    Experience:
    • Bachelor’ s degree
    • Ability to quickly adapt to new computer systems and technologies
    • Strong personal computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    • Strong work ethic and able to prioritize multiple projects
    • An entrepreneurial spirit and passion to serve clients

    Once hired permanently, you will enjoy the following benefits:
    • Medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance
    • 401(k) and profit sharing plan
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Sabbatical awards
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    <![CDATA[Director of Finance]]> Director of Finance to lead and develop the Accounting/Finance team and to also act as a  strategic  business partner to Chief Operating Officer.  The person in this role  will be expected to create financial budgeting processes and protocols.  This role will also manage annual control and audit processes, financial evaluation, and reporting and be the official point of contact for all financial and related matters.   Qualifications: - 3-5 years finance or treasurer experience, in a fast-paced, changing environment - Substantial and successful  experience in financial analysis, forecasting, modeling, budgeting  - Strong ability in presenting to and influencing all levels within the business including senior Leadership team - Bachelor' s degree in Finance or Accounting   If you have  a  proven track record of developing operational benchmarking  and budgeting and want to be part of an organization with a  fantastic mission - please send your resume to Shawna Lochner at Shawna@accountablesearch.com 
     
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    Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[MW Payroll Specialist]]> Job Summary

    The Payroll Manager is responsible for ensuring the biweekly processing of the company’ s payroll. Essential duties include ensuring the accurate calculation of wages, tax withholdings, and company deductions and payment of wages to employees. The Payroll Manager directs the activities of a Payroll Clerk.

    Responsibilities and Duties
    • Manage and oversee the accurate and timely payment of wages to employees.
    • Ensure that the processing of new hires, temporary workers, promotions and terminations is accurate and timely.
    • Ensure the proper withholding and remittance of federal, state and local taxes and the timely production and distribution of W-2s and 1095s.
    • Ensure the proper withholding of employee deductions and garnishments and transmittal to the appropriate authorities.
    • Ensure that union contract payroll terms are appropriately adhered to.
    • Develop and communicate organization-wide Payroll policies and procedures. Partner with Human Resources in developing and communicating policies and procedures to employees.
    • Perform other ad hoc duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Skills
    • Bachelor’ s Degree in Accounting or related field required.
    • 3+ years’ experience, experience with union contracts is a plus.
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
    • Experience with payroll system software.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality and interact professionally with all levels of employees.
    • Strong mathematical and communication skills.
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    Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Team Lead - Customer Support]]> Smart Resources Inc. is a boutique, highly-awarded staffing firm located in Oak Brook,  IL and Chicago!

    We are currently performing a search for a full-time Customer Service Team Lead with Logistics or Supply Chain experience located in Westchester, IL. This is with a well-known  Fortune 500 company!

    Job Title: Customer Service Team Lead

    Duration: Permanent (Direct Hire)

    Pay Rate: 71K-88K (commensurate with experience) +  10K bonus eligible

    Hours:  Mon-Fri varying shifts

    Requirements:

    1. Bachelors degree

    2. Minimum 3 years experience

    3.  SAP experience

    4. Excel

    What is unique about this role is the potential for promotability.   
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    Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Accountant]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0 <![CDATA[Play and Learning Supervisor]]> Position Overview: The Play and Learning Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of all exhibit and program facilitation for our museum visitors, including daily scheduling, supervision of staff and supportive training. He/she strives to create a welcoming, safe, accessible, playful, and educational experience in the museum to ensure and maintain exemplary guest service for CCM’ s families.  

    Job Function: Ensures the complete and smooth operation of the museum during public hours, including daily supervision of Play and Learning Facilitators.

    Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Supervise daily museum operation. Complete and distribute daily floor report, accident/incident report(s) and any other necessary information after every shift. Manage any emergency procedures or guest concerns during their shift.

    2. Supervise daily assigned Play and Learning Facilitators. Provide necessary information, establish clear expectations, reinforce good performance, improve unsatisfactory performance and foster a spirit of cooperation and teamwork. Lead and model staff interaction that supports meaningful Play and Learning for CCM’ s guests.

    3. Maintain required professional knowledge and core job skills. Maintains employee confidentiality and the highest of ethical standards. Understands and supports CCM’ s values and strategic vision as demonstrated through staff performance. Attends and participates in required educational programs and staff meetings. Administrative duties as necessary or assigned.

     

    Requirements: • Bachelors’ Degree in education, theater, communications or other relevant field is preferred.

    • Minimum two years of related experience, including supervisory experience in a fast paced, customer service environment is required.

    • A successful candidate will have comprehensive knowledge of the concepts, practices and compliance issues of personnel management; skill in effectively resolving difficult customer service and employee relations matters.

    • Comprehensive knowledge of and training in providing excellent guest service and strong effective communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills.

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

    • Ability to exercise sound judgment in emergency situations and respond with appropriate action.

    • Stamina and physical endurance to work on the museum floor most of the day maintaining quality interaction with museum visitors.

    • Experience working with children and families from diverse backgrounds.

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word programs.

    • Ability to represent Chicago Children' s Museum in a professional manner at all times.

    Hours: part-time(30 hrs) /non-exempt position, including weekdays, weekends, and evenings to be determined by Museum needs.
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    Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Finance Business Partner]]>  

     
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    Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Billing Specialist]]> Collections Specialist

    Key Responsibilities
    • The duties of a Collections Specialist include collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast paced goal oriented collections department.
    • Providing customer service regarding collection issues, process customer refunds, process and review account adjustments, resolve client discrepancies and short payments. Responsible for monitoring and maintaining assigned accounts- Customer calls, account adjustments, small balance write off, customer reconciliations and processing credit memos.
    • Accountable for reducing delinquency for assigned accounts.
    • Perform other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the Accounts Receivable Department.
    • Enlist the efforts of sales and senior management when necessary to accelerate the collection process.
    • Must communicate & follow up effectively with sales dept regarding customer accounts on a timely basis.
    • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with dealers and sales.

    Essential Functions
    • Weekly and monthly reporting to direct supervisor
    • Monthly Delinquency notices
    • Processing monthly credit memos and the appropriate reporting
    • High volume phone calls to assigned delinquent customers
    • Manage customers on the shutdown report
    • Reconcile customer disputes as they pertain to payment of outstanding balances that are due
    • Provide excellent & considerate customer service to dealers and sales
    • Internal and External customer interface
    • Participate in team planning meetings
    • Meet defined department goals and activity metrics
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    Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Property Accountant]]> A large and growing property management company in Chicago is looking for an experienced Property Accountant to join it' s fast paced and cohesive Accounting team. 

    JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • Produce/analyze/distribute monthly financial statements 
    • Prepare monthly supporting schedules for balance sheet accounts
    • Prepare monthly cash distributions to applicable level, typically a Fund
    • Prepare accurate monthly and weekly bank reconciliations. 
    • Prepare monthly combinations for multi-phase properties
    • Prepare monthly financial statements for simple joint ventures
    • Record fair market values quarterly for real estate and debt
    • Prepare quarterly property level performance returns (NCREIF NPI submissions)
    • Prepare annual budgets and quarterly forecasts of non-operating expenses and reserve receipts for multi-family assets
    • Prepare quarterly cash projections for single assets as needed using budgets and forecasts
    • Review and file tax returns as needed
    • Assist with acquisition and disposition closing and documentation: review loan agreements, operating agreements, budgets, certifications, etc.
    • Complete financial analysis and special projects as needed

    If you have a Bachelor' s degree in Accounting and are proficient in property management/accounting software, please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at Shawna@accountablesearch.com  
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    Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Accountant I]]> Responsibilities:
    • Prepare journal entries and reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
    • Financial statement review and analysis ensuring accuracy
    • Respond to inquiries regarding financial results and expense classification
    • Communicate any issues to supervisor and other management
    • Assisting with audits
    • Process improvement initiatives as well as documenting procedures and making recommendations
    • Work with Prepaids and Accruals and build relationships with other departments to ensure accuracy and drive process improvements
    • Participate in SOX-related projects to improve existing controls and procedures, along with related documentation

    Requirements:
    • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting required
    • CPA or CPA eligible preferred
    • 1 - 3 years of experience in accounting
    • ERP software experience
    • Knowledge of US GAAP
    • Strong communication skills
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    Tue, 03 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Independent Sales Professional]]> We are seeking an Independent Sales Professional  for a well-recognized fundraising company they pride themselves on providing the easiest fundraising program in the shortest amount of time.  This would be a non-recoverable draw of a  minimum of 50K, paid bi-weekly for one year.  

    They are looking for someone that is comfortable speaking with Principals of schools, Parent Teacher Associations, Parent Teacher Organizations, Athletic Associations, Sports team leaders and Church committees.

    This organization offers flexible hours ( you pick your own schedule), with that said you will need to commit to a minimum of 40 hours to get the business up and running, for the best results for you and the organization.  This is truly like an entrepreneurial opportunity with a little capital to get you started.

    The right person for this role will receive corporate training, sales materials and support from Regional and National Directors.
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    Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Retail Delivery Analyst]]> What are the responsibilities of a Retail Delivery Operations Analyst?
    To be successful as a  Retail Delivery Operations Analyst  you must possess and be able to:

    - Proactively manage communication with client and cross functional teams & serve as liaison between off shore team, RCS, and manufacturer team (for Gateway/Portal support).
    - Facilitate issue resolution for all retail deliverables. Identify and correct data placement issues in a proactive manner. Manage escalations to management ensuring constant, consistent communication.
    - Accountable for ensuring all scheduled restatement, monthly update, and ad hoc client deliverables are delivered on time and accurately.
    - Provide guidance and mentorship to GOC production team.
    - Responsible for Monthly QC of the client deliverables for retail accounts. Coordinate retailer item placement quality control efforts with item placement team.
    - Review monthly retailer input files for inaccuracies and resolve discrepancies.
    - Identify process improvement opportunities and best practice sharing. 
    - Collaborate with cross functional teams to define and deliver custom retail  deliverables within the scope of contract commitments. Meet or exceed on-time and high quality client deliverables goals 
    - Proactively review and take action on un-coded item reports, and client new item reports to assure the best possible coverage for our retail clients’ deliverable. 
    - Provide on-going support and expertise for Retail Gateway/Portal solutions.

     

    What are the qualifications?

    - Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
    - Excellent project management skills
    - Ability to lead internal teams, enforce compliance and assure accountability
    - Possess process, product and industry knowledge
    - Strong organizational skills
    - CPG retail industry or related experience a plus
    - Flexibility of work schedule to cover weekend work where needed
    - Bachelor’ s degree required; advanced degree a plus

    About Us
    As one of the original innovators in Big Data, Our client integrates the world’ s largest set of otherwise disconnected purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data to help CPG, retail, over-the-counter health care and media companies grow their businesses. We combine this data with predictive analytics to uncover new consumer insights and integrate them on the most technologically-advanced, cloud-based visualization platform. Learn more  about us  here and on YouTube.

     

     
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    Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> Are you looking for a great work culture and a position that will let you grow and take on more responsibility?  I am working with a Higher Education company that is in need of a Senior Accountant in Downers Grove, IL.  They are a For-Profit organization that encourages positive impact on society.  This person will get exposure to multiple sides of the business, and gain valuable experience that will be necessary to grow and be groomed for any management or Controller type positions.  They should have strong accounting experience and a willingness to find answers to problems.

    The Senior Accountant will be responsible for:
    • Month end close activities with manager
    • Financial Reporting and presentation to leadership
    • Cash Management
    • Prepare financials for external auditor
    • Assist with tax issues if they arise (minimal)
    • Ability to do Accounting Research to find answers (minimal)
    • Willingness to learn and take on new projects as needed

    The Senior Accountant job requirements:
    • 3+ years in Accounting
    • Bachelor’ s Degree in Accounting
    • CPA tracking, at least two parts passed
    • Tax experience is not required
    • Public/private mix or straight private
    • Cash flow preferred
    • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics is preferred

    If you are interested in pursuing this Senior Accountant Job in Downers Grove, IL or perhaps other available opportunities with Accountable Search then please email your resume in WORD format directly to Jack Anthony at Jack@accountablesearch.com.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

     
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    Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Bookkeeper]]> A family wealth office near Lake Forest, IL is looking for a Bookkeeper. This is a small office with a great work/life balance and is a great place for someone looking for a long-term home. Benefits are 100% paid by the company, company contributes an amount equal to 25% of base salary to your retirement account annually, and there is an annual bonus based off individual performance.

    Must have at least 5 years of Bookkeeping experience, Quickbooks, tax experience a plus, and a Bachelor’ s degree.
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    Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Customer Support Associate]]> Smart Resources is assisting an International agriculture firm located in the western suburbs. They are seeking a Customer Service Associate to be a critical point contact for clientele through the order entry and supply chain process. 

    Please read details below and apply if qualifications match

    Customer Service Associate

    0-4 years experience, Bachelors Degree Required

    Responsibilities:
    • Answer inbound calls and emails regarding customer inquiries and orders
    • Process orders, generate delivery  times and freight rates
    • Resolve any issues or complaints 
    • Develop relationships with clientele and understand product information to make suggestions
    • Interact and support team mates
    • Follow up on deliveries to ensure satisfaction 

     

    Qualified candidates will have:
    • Bachelor’ s degree in a Business, Science, Logistics or  Supply Chain or related field
    • Customer service focused 
    • Able to work in a fast paced environment and switch gears easily
    • Strong attention to detail 
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • SAP or EDI experience a plus! 
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    Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Payroll Supervisor]]> RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Manages the administration of payroll and benefits (Including programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, 401k plans, sick leave, leave of absence, FMLA and employee assistance).
    • Conducts benefit new hire orientation for salaried and Longview employees by providing comprehensible communication at time of hire; to include review of all benefit package material. 
    • Enters data into the payroll system in an accurate and timely basis.
    • Addresses and accurately responds to all benefit and payroll related questions in a timely and professional manner; while adhering to the rapid response time of a 24 hour turn-around time period and providing resolutions to all inquiries.
    • Reviews payroll to ensure accuracy and ensures the Financial Analyst audits and approves prior to submittal.
    • Responsible for overseeing the payroll and benefit related record keeping requirements.
    • Monitors medical and 401k plan in unitization with vendor to determine possible plan design opportunities.  Includes contributions for auditors to ensure required compliance.
    • Retains up-to-date knowledge regarding retiree medical, life and pension benefits, in order to respond to retiree questions and provide solutions.
    • Accurately and consistently manages FMLA, STD and LTD for all Samuel Strapping employees; to ensure the leave(s) is accurately processed according to policy and state/federal law.  Provides full support for all location administrators by resolving any and all leave discrepancies and/or concerns between the 3rd party vendor and Company policy and/or law(s).
    • Provides, maintains and files misc. reports as needed/required, which may include journal entries, monitoring and government requirements.
    • Manages the wellness program.
    • Process salaried and Longview payroll, to include data entry of new hire paperwork, terminations, changes, activate and deactivate 24/7, etc., while ensuring data entry consistency amongst all locations.
    • When necessary, assists the safety committee by utilizing the on line system to enter the first report of injury and ensure information is with the workers compensation carrier.  Report work related injuries to the safety committee for corporate reporting requirements.
    • Monitors vacation time and verify employee hours have been entered accurately on the time and attendance system.
    • Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
    • Other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.

     

    EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE:
    • Extensive knowledge of HRIS, specifically ADP
    • Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word

     

    ROLE REQUIREMENTS:
    • Excellent follow up skills
    • Bachelor’ s degree in related field required
    • Minimum 5 years benefit and payroll experience required
    • Strong knowledge of payroll tax laws, ADA, HIPPA, FMLA, FLSA and ERISA
    • Ability to meet deadlines within specified time limits with the ability to respond to inquiries in a timely manner
    • Good communication skills, both verbal and written are necessary
    • High level of accuracy
    • Exhibits helpful, professional, courteous attitude
    • Ability to use analysis to resolve complex payroll and benefits issues
    • Ability to safeguard and maintain confidential information
    • Able to collaborate with peers and management
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    Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Receptionist/Administrative Assistant]]> Job Purpose:  

    Provide a wide range of administrative and office support and project support throughout the organization. 

     

    Job Duties
    • Provide reception relief on a daily basis and perform reception functions in the absence of the receptionist, to include receiving guests and sorting mail
    • Answer and direct phone calls
    • Organize and schedule meetings and appointment
    • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
    • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
    • Maintain  filing system
    • Order office supplies
    • Submit and reconcile expense reports
    • Provide general support to visitors

     

     

    Job Qualifications:

     
    • 1-3  years of related work experience
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize, multi-task and work independently
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Service oriented and have a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point) and internet skills
    • Ability to multi-task and set priorities.  Excellent attention to detail.
    • Must have a positive outlook and be able to work effectively in a team environment
    • Ability to work overtime as needed
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    Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 CDT 0