<![CDATA[Smart Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.SMARTSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Administrative Assistant/Receptionist]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with a logistics  company in search of a Temporary to Hire Administrative Assistant/Receptionist.   
 
The company is located in Des Plaines, IL, compensation is $16-17/hr dependent on experience, and offers opportunity for growth in the company. There is an increase in compensation upon transition to direct hire. The hours are Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. They are open to Entry Level candidates.  Applicants must have a Bachelor' s Degree.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Answer phone calls and transfer to appropriate person or department
  • Greet visitors and direct them
  • Issue visitor badges and keep records or guests and visitors 
  • Manage mailing
  • File, scan, other administrative tasks as needed
  • Assist with preparation for meetings, events, and lunches
  • Maintain appearance and cleanliness of common area
  • Order office supplies as needed

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:    
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - Word and Excel
  • Strong ability to communicate in written and verbal formats
  • Bachelor' s Degree Required
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and balance multiple objectives
  • Friendly, helpful, welcoming personality
  • Ability to complete assigned duties in a timely manner as requested by Supervisor/Manager
  • Team player

  If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search  and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration. 
 
Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 
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Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Accountant]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with a independent investment advisory in Chicago in search of a Accountant.

The ideal candidate must have Quickbooks experience, as well as, experience in expenses, budgets, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Business professional environment. This candidate must be willing to adapt to change very quickly. Hours are 8: 30 AM - 5: 00 PM, with some flexibility. Ready to start as soon as possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and/or review appropriate ledger entries and reconciliations
  • Maintain the general ledger system
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements; assist with regulatory reporting as applicable
  • Research accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Coordinate the budget process
  • Hire, train and supervise accounting staff
  • Ability to identify, recommend and implement process improvement suggestions
  • Assist in special projects, process improvement, and technical accounting research

Education/Experience Requirements:
  • 5 or more years of Accounting and Bookkeeping experience
  • Completed Bachelor degree, required; major in Accounting, preferred

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
  • Proficient in QuickBooks - entries, reporting, and reconciliation; experience working QuickBooks with different classes-subclasses
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications, specifically MS Excel; Advanced experience with Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP functions, preferred

If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search  and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Chris Venvertloh, cvenvertloh@AccountableSearch.com.
 
Job  ID Number:  21322 (Please reference in call or email)  
 
Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you.
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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Logistics Coordinator/Data Entry Clerk]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with a logistics  company in search of a Temporary to Hire Ocean Export Customer Service Representative/Data Entry Associate.  
 
The company is located in Des Plaines, IL, compensation starts at $15/hr and can go up to $16.50/hr dependent on experience, and offers opportunity for growth in the company. There is an increase in compensation upon transition to direct hire. The hours are Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. They are open to Entry Level candidates, as they have great training! 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Prepare export shipments for customers
  • Generate  orders and shipping labels
  • Formulate export documents for distribution to brokerage department
  • Handle customs clearance, shipping, labeling, and delivery of cargo
  • Complete filing and data entry
  • Generate and allocate cargo bills/invoices to the correct parties
  • Retrieve unsettled invoices
  • Manage pick-up and delivery orders with various vendors and/or facilities in order to recover needed information in order to process shipments effectively

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:    
  • Minimum of 1- 3 years of customer service experience required  
  • 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, 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

  If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search  and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration. 
 
Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 
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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Export Logistics Coordinator]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is Chicago' s premier source for valuable direct-hire, temporary and temporary-to-hire candidates to our client companies. We specialize in Administrative & Clerical, Accounting and Human Resources placements. 
 
To learn more about our services visit  www.smartstaffing.com  

We are currently conducting a search for an Ocean Export  Logistics Coordinator  to assist a company in the logistics  industry.This position is located in Downers Grove/Lombard, IL area. Great opportunity to get your foot in the door with stable, international company!

Job Title:  Logistics Ocean Export Coordinator

Location:  Downers Grove/Lombard, IL

Pay Rate: Dependent on experience

Hours: 7: 30AM to 4: 00PM Monday through Friday

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

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate export loads
  • Schedule loading appointments
  • Provide shipping instructions
  • Work closely with internal and external parties
  • Book shipments
  • Ensure accuracy
  • Check shipping availability and rates
  • Send  proper export documents and perform documentation

Requirements: 
  • 1-2 years Logistics Coordination experience
  • BILINGUAL/Fluent in Spanish a requirement
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to perform follow up and utilize time management skills
  • Basic to Intermediate use of Excel
  • Teamplayer

***Thank you in advance for your interest; all qualified candidates will be contacted directly!
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Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Customer Service / Call Center Representatives!]]> Smart Resources Inc. is a boutique, highly-awarded staffing firm located in Oakbrook, IL and Chicago, IL. We have been voted Best in Staffing for 9 years strong. 

We are seeking SEVERAL individuals for a great, growing center/customer service call center located in Burr Ridge, IL! Fun, pleasant environment!

Job Title: Customer Service Representative

Description: SEASONAL Roles to start in October and go through early January

Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour

Hours: Ideally candidates whom are available an 8 hour shift between 6am to 10pm Monday through Friday, along with one weekend day during peak season (this will be overtime). Will still consider candidates who have specific schedules!

Description:
  • Taking incoming calls from customers with orders
  • Answer follow up questions with orders
  • Assist with returns/exchanges
  • Make adjustments, enter orders
  • Checking for errors

Requirements:
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail required (checking for errors within orders)
  • Excellent listening skills, patient and friendly
  • Strong work-ethic and dependability
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Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Cost Accounting Manager]]> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0 <![CDATA[Accounting Clerk]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with one of the Nation' s largest Non-Profit Human Services Organizations in search of an Entry Level Accounting Clerk.

Located in the Downtown Chicago Loop, this is an excellent entry-level opportunity to get a foot-in-the-door into nonprofit accounting. The ideal candidate will need to be ambitious and ready to take on some challenges. This will be a fast paced environment. This candidate will have the opportunity to be exposed to many functions in the accounting arena. Hours are typical 9: 00am-5: 00pm. Role is moving quickly.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Matching invoices to purchase orders or vouchers
  • Performing large volume data entry 
  • Assisting with the processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Various accounting projects as assigned

Education/Experience Requirements:   
  • Bachelors Degree, preferred
  • 1-2 years accounting experience, preferred

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications, specifically MS Excel; Advanced experience with Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP functions, preferred
  • Sage working experience, preferred

If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Isabel Haddad, ihaddad@AccountableSearch.com

Job ID Number: 21270 (Please reference in call or email)  

Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 
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Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Broker's Assistant]]>   Smart Resources/ Accountable Search has partnered with an insurance company in search of a Brokers Assistant. 

 

Essential Duties:
  • Prepares market submissions and quote cover letters to Agents
  • Solicits and prepares accounts for renewal process
  • Assist with account transactions, internal processing and necessary document preparation, e.g., endorsements, change forms, invoices, etc.
  • Reviews policies and other documents received for accuracy
  • Assist with inputting and updating current client information in all required systems
  • Communicates with retail agency personnel and underwriters to ensure accurate account information
  • Resolves invoicing issues with Premium Accounting
  • Communicates with Premium Accounting regarding notices of cancellation
  • Helps to ensure claim notifications are sent to the claims department
  • Perform basic office duties; filing/copying/printing documents/maintaining files
  • Other relevant duties as assigned

Education: 

College degree

Knowledge and Skills: 

Insurance experience is ideal 

 

If you are interested in learning more about Smart Resources/ Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Julia, jfalkmann@smartstaffing.com

Job ID: 21269

**Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 
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Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Cost Accountant]]> A global manufacturer located in Franklin Park, IL  is looking for a SENIOR COST ACCOUNTANT to join its dynamic and growing team. This role will be responsible for monthly close, monthly financial forecasting, measurement, and reporting on production, inventory, and additional financial metrics.  This role will also be responsible for variance analysis - reporting, forecasting including work orders, labor and purchase price variances. 

If you have at least 5 years of successful Accounting experience  in a manufacturing environment and are interested in an new opportunity that provides you with room for growth, please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at slochner@accountablesearch.com
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Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Accountant]]> A global manufacturer located in Franklin Park, IL  is looking for a Senior Accountant to join its talented team. 

This role will be responsible for month end close, various financial analysis, and helping with audit preparations.  This role will be also responsible for mentoring and developing junior staff as well as numerous ad hoc projects. 

If you have 3-5 years of Accounting experience in the manufacturing industry and are interested in an opportunity that includes both accounting and financial analysis, this might be the role for you.  If interested, please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at slochner@accountablesearch.com
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Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
<![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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Tue, 04 Sep 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
  • ]]>
    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[Logistics Coordinator]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search gas joined with a large global logistics company in Des Plaines, IL who is in search of a direct hire Logistics Coordinator!

    This full-time, direct hire  position is located in Des Plaines, IL. This client offers competitive compensation, international business exposure and a stable work environment! 

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

     

     Essential Duties and 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

     

    Education/Experience Requirements:   

    • Customer service experience is required, Transportation or Logistics experience is preferred

    • High school diploma required

    • Proficient in Word, Excel (Intermediate)

    • Exposure to AS400 (not required)

     

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   

    • 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

    • 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

     

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration.

    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 
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    Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Recruiter]]> Smart Resources, a division of BG Staffing, is looking for a focused and results-oriented professional to join us as we expand our operations in the Chicago Loop. Focusing your time on the recruitment and retention function for the firm, you will focus on supporting the client services team, delivering consulting professionals for projects and contracts along with prospective candidates for direct hire placements. Our ideal candidate should have impeccable project management and multi-tasking skills with the ability to communicate with senior-level professionals. A background in the staffing industry is preferred as you interview professionals and assess their skills sets for our clients. 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, then this is the role for you. 

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    Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a recruiting or staffing role
  • Recruit, screen, interview, assess, candidates for administrative roles throughout Chicagoland
  • Work directly with Account Executives to submit and place the best talent with our clients
  • Perform skill testing, reference checking, drug testing, and background checks on all candidates to confirm past performance and eligibility
  • Arrange management interviews by coordinating schedules directly with clients
  • Review media and weekly ads to identify trends and prospects
  • Maintain and document candidate communications through internal database
  • Establish and maintain relationships with a variety of recruiting resources
  • Maintain integrity of candidate database
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    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 to companies on a contract, project management, consulting and a direct hire basis. With years of expertise in Administrative and Office Support Staffing 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.

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    <![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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    Tue, 04 Sep 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[Customer Service Representatives!]]> Smart Resources Inc. is a boutique, highly-awarded staffing firm located in Oakbrook, IL and Chicago, IL. We have been voted Best in Staffing for 9 years strong. 

    We are seeking SEVERAL individuals for a great, growing center/customer service call center located in Burr Ridge, IL! Fun, pleasant environment!

    Job Title: Customer Service Representative

    Description: SEASONAL Roles to start in October and go through early January

    Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour

    Hours: Ideally candidates whom are available an 8 hour shift between 6am to 10pm Monday through Friday, along with one weekend day during peak season (this will be overtime). Will still consider candidates who have specific schedules!

    Description:
    • Taking incoming calls from customers with orders
    • Answer follow up questions with orders
    • Assist with returns/exchanges
    • Make adjustments, enter orders
    • Checking for errors

    Requirements:
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Strong attention to detail required (checking for errors within orders)
    • Excellent listening skills, patient and friendly
    • Strong work-ethic and dependability
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    Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Bilingual Accountant]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with an international family services organization in search of a Bilingual Accountant.

    This international not-for-profit organization is located in Chicago is near access to many public transportation options. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the ongoing accounting assignment within the organizations domestic and foreign branches. Candidate will also have completed their bachelors degree preferably in Accounting, and is fluent in both Business English and Spanish. This position supports domestic, as well as, international operations and reports directly to the Controller. 
    Employees enjoy a competitive compensation package and benefits among other perks.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
    • Prepare and/or review appropriate ledger entries and reconciliations
    • Maintain the general ledger system
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements; assist with regulatory reporting as applicable
    • Research accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
    • Coordinate the budget process
    • Hire, train and supervise accounting staff
    • Ability to identify, recommend and implement process improvement suggestions
    • Assist in special projects, process improvement, and technical accounting research

    Education/Experience Requirements:   
    • 5 or more years of Accounting and Bookkeeping experience
    • Completed Bachelor degree, required; major in Accounting, preferred

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
    • Fluent in Business English and Spanish, required
    • Proficient in QuickBooks - entries, reporting, and reconciliation; experience working QuickBooks with different classes-subclasses
    • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications, specifically MS Excel; Advanced experience with Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP functions, preferred
    • Solid presentation experience 
    • Knowledge  of  nonprofit  organization,  preferred
    • Willingness  to  travel  on  occasion,  depending  on  project  needs

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Chris Venvertloh, cvenvertloh@AccountableSearch.com.
     
    Job ID Number: 21262 (Please reference in call or email)  
     
    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you
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    Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Executive Assistant]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with a growing organization in the food industry who is in search of an Executive Assistant!


    This temp to hire position is located in the heart of Oak Brook, IL. This client offers competitive compensation, a positive work environment and a possible opportunity for growth!


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
    • Providing administrative support to several directors, executives within the operations department
    • Scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars/appointments, expense report management
    • Creating presentations in PowerPoint, preparing correspondence/documents, preparing/editing correspondence and generating reports
    • Preparing materials, presentations and accommodations for Board Meetings
    • Coordinating international and domestic travel arrangements as needed
    • Responsible for meeting preparation, event planning and coordinating logistics
    • Assisting with opening, sorting and distributing incoming mail
    • Providing technical support when needed
    • Creating and printing marketing materials
    • Maintaining relationships with external/internal partners and vendors 
    • Other administrative projects as needed


    Education/Experience Requirements:   
    • Minimum of 3 years of executive support experience with a large corporation
    • Bachelor’ s degree required
    • Experience supporting a team of C-level executives & high-level managers 
    • Experience working within the food industry is preferred
       

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
    • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
    • Experience with SharePoint, Outlook and SAP are preferred
    • Able to work within a confidential environment
    • Able to interview and/or start as soon as possible
    • 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
    • Ability to problem solve, anticipate needs, multi-task, and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
    • Team player

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search  and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration.
     
    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 

     
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    Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Logistics Customer Service Agent]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search gas joined with a large global logistics company in Des Plaines, IL who is in search of a Logistics  Customer Service Agent!

    This full-time, temporary to hire position is located in Des Plaines, IL. This client offers competitive compensation ($15.00/hr - $17.00/hr), international business exposure and a stable work environment! 

    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

     

     Essential Duties and 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

     

    Education/Experience Requirements:   

    • Customer service experience is required, Transportation or Logistics experience is preferred

    • High school diploma required

    • Proficient in Word, Excel (Intermediate)

    • Exposure to AS400 (not required)

     

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   

    • 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

    • 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

     

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration.

    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 

     
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    Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Phone Support Administrative Assistant]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with a software company in search of a Temporary Phone Support Administrative Assistant.  
      
    We are working with a growing software company in the Woodridge, IL area. This role is to cover a maternity leave, and is expected to go 3-4 months. The hours for this role are flexible, 7: 45 am to 4: 45 pm or 8 am to 5 pm. Compensation is starting at $15/hr for entry level and can go up to $17/hr dependent on combination of experience and education. This is considered an entry level role.  Casual environment - can wear jeans! 
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   

    • Provide exceptional customer service

    • Take inbound calls from clients, ask troubleshooting questions, and transfer to a technician

    • Accurate data entry

    • Administrative tasks like mailings and office management/maintenance tasks

    • Lockbox processing

    • Assist accounting with data entry and filing

      Experience Requirements:   

    • Minimum of 2 years in customer service or phone support admin role

    • HS Diploma or GED required

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   

    • Organized, great multi-tasker

    • Proficient with MS Office Suite

    • Works well on a team

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search  and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration.
     
    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 

     
    ]]>
    Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with a tech start-up in the Loop in search of a Senior Accountant.

    Opportunity to be the right hand to the Controller of a growing profitable tech company, mentor Staff Accountants, and the current Controller’ s predecessor in the future. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
    • Lead month-end close process.
    • Oversee all treasury management functions
    • Identify and implement process improvements.
    • Facilitate the company’ s annual audits and tax filings.
    • Account reconciliations and ad hoc analyses.
    • Mentor staff accountants.
    • Maintain fixed asset tracking and partnering with IT
    • Collaborate with FP&A team on changes that impact long-term forecasts
    • New accounting standards, as necessary

    Education/Experience Requirements:
    • Bachelor’ s in Accounting
    • 5+ years of experience working in general corporate or public accounting
    • Extensive knowledge of GAAP and financial statement preparation
    • CPA is preferred

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
    • Bachelor’ s in Accounting
    • 5+ years of experience working in general corporate or public accounting
    • Extensive knowledge of GAAP and financial statement preparation
    • CPA is preferred
    • High proficiency with Excel
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Detail-oriented and works well in a fast-paced environment

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Brad Lane, blane@AccountableSearch.com.

    Job ID Number: 21251 (Please reference in call or email)

    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you.
    ]]>
    Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Cash Application Clerk]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with a rapidly growing and independent book distributor in Chicago in search of a Cash Applications Clerk

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Processing, applying, and reconciling daily bank deposits; including checks, ACH, wire, and credit card transactions both US and Canadian Banks
    • Upload process lockbox check receipts
    • Updating cash receipts journal, pull daily reports from bank
    • Accurately reflecting and maintaining cash receipt journal 
    • Prepares spreadsheets for payment upload for large key accounts
    • Retrieve, update and maintain cash receipts journal for the accounting department
    • Weekly report distributions
    • Reconcile the credit card statement monthly

    Education/Experience Requirements:   
    • High school diploma or GED equivalent
    • 1-3 years of cash application, accounts receivable, collections, or bookkeeping experience

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
    • Communicates clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
    • Trilogy experience, preferred
    • Excellent professional client service relationship establishing and maintaining with vendors, employees, and clients

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Isabel Haddad, ihaddad@AccountableSearch.com.

    Job ID Number: 21241 (Please reference in call or email)

    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 
    ]]>
    Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Controller]]> A growing organization in the healthcare industry is looking for a controller to join its dynamic team!  

    Responsibilities include month end close, financial auditing, budget analysis, financial reporting, general ledger management, accounts payable and tax preparation. 

    If you have experience managing the close process, supervising and leading a team and are looking for a new and robust opportunity, please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at slochner@accountablesearch.com 
    ]]>
    Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Accounting Supervisor]]> A growing global distributor in the suburbs is seeking an Accounting Supervisor to join its team.  This role will be supporting inventory and sales and responsible for managing direct reports within the accounting department. 

    If you have 5-8 years accounting experience overall with some public accounting experience and are looking for an opportunity to manage a team while growing your career with a large organization,  please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at slochner@accountablesearch.com.

     
    ]]>
    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Staff Accountant]]> A portfolio company within the healthcare industry is looking for a very motivated and talented staff accountant to join its rapidly growing team!  This organization is planning to significantly expand in the size of its network in the Chicagoland and surrounding area immediately.  This role will report directly to the controller.

    If you have a Bachelor' s degree in Accounting with 2-4 years experience and truly want to grow and develop your career quickly, please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at slochner@accountablesearch.com 
    ]]>
    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Billing Specialist]]> Accountable Search has joined with a global human capital solutions company in downtown Chicago in search of a Billing Specialist.

    Named one of the Best Places to Work, by Chicago Tribune, ComputerWorld and Glassdoor this end-to-end human capital solutions company is steps away from the CTA, Metra and South Shore. Excellent benefit package, along with a rewarding and exciting work environment.

    **Important to note: this role requires heavy multitasking and cross-training with sales team to start out.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Responsible for the complete order flow process:
    • Provide support regarding contract structure when consulting with sales teams during negotiation phase in order to ensure desired billing and revenue
    • Identify and assess business risk in contract
    • Determine and correct contracts in order to maintain compliance and management instructions, applicable policy and procedures, and organizational objectives and standards
    • Create repeatable system orders, activating product in compliance with specified guidelines
    • Creating system-generated and manual invoicing
    • Performing quality audits on contracts and their related system orders for accounting accuracy
    • Perform all financial administration functions including:
    • Processing credit
    • Revenue research deferrment
    • Process changes to account billing
    • Telephone inquiries from internal and external client base
    • Work with various departments including Sales, Legal, Customer Care, Corporate Applications and Collections to ensure high level of service in complete order flow process
    • Provide high level of customer service internally and externally
    • Perform ad hoc projects in support of the Finance organization' s objectives as required
    • Perform all activities at performance levels determined acceptable by senior management team
    • Must possess the ability to prorate amounts based on calendar days and months
    • Positive attitude, strong communication, time managment and people skills
    • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and work well under multiple deadlines
    • Must possess the ability to adapt and thrive in an evolving, fast-paced sales environment
    • Must have strong data entry skills, with an emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
    • Must deliver excellent customer service

    Education/Experience Requirements:   
    • 4 year degree or equivalent work experience
    • Background in accounts receivable/billing desire

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
    • Maintain confidential and sensitive information
    • Must have strong Microsoft Office experience (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Must possess strong analytical skills
    • Must demonstrate sound problem solving skills

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Chris Venvertloh, cvenvertloh@AccountableSearch.com.

    Job ID Number: 21224 (Please reference in call or email)  

    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 
    ]]>
    Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[AP Coordinator]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with a rapidly growing professional organization in search of a Accounts Payable Coordinator. This organization has more than tripled in size in terms of practices and grown 10x in terms of revenue!  This is a great opportunity to be a part of that growth and grow your career alongside this great organization! This position will report directly to the controller.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
    • Match, batch code and enter invoices in NetSuite
    • Enter, post and reconcile batches
    • Research and resolve accounts payable issues with vendors
    • Update and reconcile sub-ledger to the general ledger
    • Maintain cash applications, account reconciliations and charge-backs

    Education/Experience Requirements:   
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills are preferred.
    • 1-3 years of experience paying bills, inputting invoices, and working with vendors on payments.
    • Looking for someone who can grow with the company 

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
    • NetSuite experience is  preferred but not required

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Stevan Alavanja, at salavanja@accountablesearch.com


    Job ID Number: 21213 (Please reference in call or email)  


    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 
    ]]>
    Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Executive Assistant]]> Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with a growing organization in the food industry who is in search of a temporary Executive Assistant!


    This temporary position is located in the heart of Oak Brook, IL. This client offers competitive compensation, a positive work environment and a possible opportunity for growth!


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
    • Supporting finance executives and internal/external clients
    • Scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars/appointments, expense report management
    • Creating presentations in PowerPoint, preparing correspondence/documents, preparing/editing correspondence and generating reports
    • Preparing materials, presentations and accommodations for Board Meetings
    • Coordinating international and domestic travel arrangements as needed
    • Responsible for meeting preparation, event planning and coordinating logistics
    • Assisting with opening, sorting and distributing incoming mail
    • Creating and printing marketing materials
    • Maintaining relationships with external/internal partners and vendors 
    • Other administrative projects as needed


    Education/Experience Requirements:   
    • Minimum of 3 years of executive support experience with a large corporation
    • Bachelor’ s degree required
    • Experience supporting a team of C-level executives & high-level managers 
    • Experience working within the food industry is preferred
       

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
    • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
    • Able to work within a confidential environment
    • Able to interview and/or start as soon as possible
    • 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
    • Ability to problem solve, anticipate needs, multi-task, and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing\
    • Team player
       

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search  and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration.
     
    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 
    ]]>
    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Commercial Property Accountant]]> A large privately held real estate investment and property management firm that owns and operates its assets is looking for an experienced Commercial Property Accountant to join its rapidly, growing team in Atlanta, Georgia!

    The position will be responsible for account reconciliation, financial reporting, assisting with the annual budget and audit, as well as performing monthly cash management functions.

    If you have real estate accounting experience as well as a strong knowledge of transaction processes, including contract review and are looking for a new opportunity – please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at slochner@accountablesearch.com
    ]]>
    Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Payroll Coordinator]]> Accountable Search has joined with a Manufacturing company located the Naperville area search of a Payroll Analyst.

    This role will process  up to 1250 employees on a weekly basis, 2, 500 total employees bi-weekly. This role covers several groups throughout the company.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
    • Process Multi-state (heavy in IL and CA, 32 states total)
    • Reconcile payroll sub-ledger to general ledger
    • Remit payroll taxes and government reporting
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and year-end payroll statements
    • 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)

    Education/Experience Requirements:   
    • BA/BS in HR, Industrial Relations, Accounting/Business or related field.

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
    • ADP experience in general, preferred
    • ADP Vantage + experience is ideal
    • Nice to have: ADP experience, CPP or FPC Certification

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Praveen Anbudaiyan, panbudaiyan@AccountableSearch.com

    Job ID Number: 21170 (Please reference in call or email)  

    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 
    ]]>
    Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Bookkeeper]]> Accountable Search has joined with a specialty finance company in downtown Chicago in search of a Bookkeeper.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
    • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable
      • Receives, approves, and, when necessary, investigates client' s accounts payable invoices.
      • Codes payables for accounts payable clerks to input.
    • Manage bank and general ledger reconciliations, as well as, payroll processing
    • Track fixed assets and preparing depreciations schedules
    • Import/Export transactions between processing and accounting systems
    • Supervise accounting clerks and entry-level bookkeepers
    • Manage real estate utilities
    • Generate and review cash flow projection and financial statements
    • Prepare trial balance
    • Assists accountants on tax return preparation.
    • Perform month-end closings

    Education/Experience Requirements:   
    • 3+ years of experience
    • High-school diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree in Business or Accounting is valued

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
    • Self-starter and able to multitask effectively
    • Strong communication, organization and customer service skills are essential
      • Communicates (both in verbal and written form) with clients, client suppliers, vendors, and banking contacts.
    • Proficient in MS Office Suite, specifically MS Excel
    • Experience in QuickBooks online, preferred

    If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Stevan Alavanja, salavanja@AccountableSearch.com

    Job ID Number: 21163 (Please reference in call or email)  

    Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you. 

     
    ]]>
    Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Controller]]> Position: Controller

    Reporting to: CFO

    A growing healthcare company in Chicago is looking for a Controller.   

    Responsibilities:
    • G/L management
    • Month end close
    • Annual Financial Audit
    • Budget Analysis
    • Prepare Financial Statements
    • Financial Reporting
    • Tax prep work with outside CPA firm
    • Manage team of 3

    Required education and experience:
    • Bachelor' s degree  in accounting
    • 5+ years of similar experience
    • Supervisory experience
    • ERP system experience

    Advanced Excel
    ]]>
    Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Bilingual Loan Processor]]> Key Responsibilities Include:
    • Drive business through excellent customer service at every step of the lending process.
    • Assisting customers with their application and helping customers sign applications and minimize loan withdrawals by overcoming customer’ s concerns and selling the caller on features and benefits of our services
    • Build relationships via the phone and electronic communication (email/text).
    • Call on pending loan applications to help convert into customers.
    • Collaborate with Verifications to process loan applications in an expedited fashion.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma (Associates or Bachelor degree preferred).
    • 2+ years of experience in a service related field.
    • Prior underwriting/loan processing experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task extensively.
    • Comfortable on the phone, able to demonstrate an understanding of what it' s like to work in an environment handling many customer contacts on a daily basis.
    ]]>
    Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Bookkeeper]]> BOOKKEEPER

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    General Accounting Support
    • Tag and monitor fixed assets
    • Pay invoices in a timely manner
    • Pay any debt as it comes due for payment
    • Remit tax payments to the appropriate authorities
    • Ensure that receivables are collected promptly
    • Conduct a monthly reconciliation of bank accounts
    • Maintain petty cash fund
    • Issue financial statements
    • Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit
    • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
    • Maintain the chart of accounts
    • Maintain the annual budget
    • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
    • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements
    • Provide administrative support to management as requested

    Desired Skills
    • Demonstrated budgeting, time management and organizational skills
    • Experience establishing systems for tracking spending and monitoring contracts
    • Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communications
    • Able to troubleshoot and research solutions to problems
    • Ability to manage projects in a fast-paced environment, helping staff set and reach goals
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office

    Requirements
    • Associate’ s degree in accounting or business administration
    • Knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles
    ]]>
    Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Financial Analyst]]> A large, global company located in Chicago is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join its influential finance team! 

    This role will be responsible for financial modeling, trend-based analysis, identifying risks and opportunities, as well as making suggestions to help grow the business.    

    If you have 5-7 years financial analysis experience, strong technical competency, advanced presentation skills, and currently looking for a new opportunity -  please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at slochner@accountablesearch.com 
    ]]>
    Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Staff Accountant]]> A CPA firm in the north suburbs is looking to add a Staff Accountant to their team. If you have 1-3 years of accounting and/or tax experience and have your CPA, or on track to sit for the CPA, this is a great opportunity to learn and advance your career. 

    Qualifications:

    -Bachelor' s degree in accounting 

    -CPA or on track to sit for the CPA

    -1-3 years of experience
    ]]>
    Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> A large and rapidly growing non-profit located in Skokie is looking for a Senior Accountant to join its collaborative team. 

    This role will be mainly responsible for fixed asset accounting, accounts receivable,  revenue accounting and financial reporting and analysis.  

    If you have 3-5 years experience as a Senior Accountant, enjoy various daily responsibilities and want to work for an organization that provides a great work/life balance, this could be the opportunity for you! 

    If interested in learning more, please send your resume to Shawna Lochner at slochner@accountablesearch.com
    ]]>
    Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Financial Analyst]]> A marketing and media agency located in Chicago is looking for a financial analyst to join its expanding team!    This position will report to the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis and will have continuous opportunities to grow their career with this fast paced, energetic company. 

    Position Responsibilities: 

    - Perform job cost and project profitability analysis

    - create and distribute revenue forecasts, financial modeling for job pricing

    - develop KPIs in NetSuite for multiple end users

    - monthly, quarterly, and year end financial reporting

    - perform month end analysis including monthly P&Ls and utilization reports 

    If you have a Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting, with 2+ years financial analysis experience and have a strong desire to join a dynamic and playful team,  please send your resume directly to Shawna Lochner at slochner@accountablesearch.com 
    ]]>
    Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Finance Manager]]> Tue, 03 Jul 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
    ]]>
    Tue, 19 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.
    ]]>
    Tue, 12 Jun 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[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[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  
    ]]>
    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
    ]]>
    Tue, 03 Apr 2018 00:00:00 CDT 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