Accounting Assistant - Entry Level College Grad in Chicago, IL at Avenica Careers

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Avenica actively recruits college graduates seeking entry level positions using a proven, personalized process to connect grads with great jobs, not with an app or an algorithm. Whether you are fresh out of college and looking for your first real job, or a few years out and looking to redirect your entry level career, we can help you. Our model focuses on finding the right candidate for each position. To learn more, visit our website at Avenica is currently recruiting for a Accounting Assistant position. This is a great entry level position with ample opportunities for professional growth and development. 

Accounting Duties:
• Prepare journal entries.
• Post cash receipts and issue, sign, and return checks.
• Answer billing agent questions.
• Invoice activities.
• Conduct analytical review of accounts prior to closing books.
• Close books and run month-end reports.
• Surplus lines tax reconciliations, payments.
• Update depreciation schedule.
• Run expiration lists for underwriters.
• Bank reconciliations.
• Tax provisions and payments to the State.
• Prepare year-end closing entries.
• Close books and run year-end reports.
• Invest agency funds.
• Prepare premium finance agreements.
• Compile information for audits.
• Other duties as assigned.

Accounting degree is not required, only an interest in the area. Bachelor's degree is required.  Ideal candidate will have advanced Excel skills. 

Avenica considers the entire candidate – not just specific college degree or work experience – while trying to find a perfect career match. If we believe we can be a valuable resource to you in your job search, we will help you identify your transferable skills, discuss potential career options, and coach you on your resume and interview skills. All of our services are free of charge to job seekers.

Our customized and personalized approach has helped us connect thousands of college graduates to meaningful entry-level jobs at high-growth companies.

Job Requirements

Avenica is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants of all ages, experiences, and backgrounds to apply for open positions. Avenica does not discriminate on the basis an applicant’s age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or status with regard to public assistance.