Junior Staff Accountant

| Chicago

Hireology’s technology empowers businesses to build great teams. Over the last nine years, we’ve grown from a startup to a market-leading organization with over 195 team members, and we’ve created an award-winning culture that makes this company an amazing place to work.

It’s with that in mind that Hireology is looking to add a highly motivated individual to join our Finance team. As a Junior Staff Accountant, you will undertake a variety of financial and non-financial tasks. Your main goal will be to help guarantee the company’s revenues and your work will have a significant impact on our company goals. Ultimately, you will be responsible for ensuring the collection of customer payments, as well as the processing of vendor payments.

As our Junior Staff Accountant you will be responsible for:

  • Processing customer payments and refunds.

  • Applying cash receipts to customer accounts.

  • Owning accounts receivable process and working directly with customers to resolve past due balances.

  • Researching and resolving client billing problems or issues.

  • Reviewing and coding vendor invoices, reconciling vendor accounts and preparing ACH and check payments.

  • Reviewing and approving employee expense reports.

  • Assisting with gathering support for external audits.

  • Preparing and presenting financial reports for the Finance Team.

So what kind of person are we looking for in this role? We have a pretty unique culture here at Hireology, and the person who will be successful in this role will be:

  • Work Independently and with a Team: Some people work best individually and some work best as part of a team. The ideal candidate is a chameleon who can succeed both on their own and work within a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

  • Possess Integrity: Not negotiable in this or any role at Hireology. You have the highest level of integrity and discretion.

  • You Are Eager to Learn: Our financial processes, our accounting systems, and our business model.

  • Customer Service Oriented: Willing and able to provide the highest level of service to our internal and external customers to assist with answering questions, ad hoc reporting, and resolution of any issues.  

Okay, we’ve laid out what the job is - now are you qualified? Below are the minimum qualifications we’re looking for in a Junior Staff Accountant candidate. Also, we want a chance to get to know who you are and why you applied, so please include a cover letter.

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Accounting or Finance concentration preferred

  • 1-3 years of work experience

  • Knowledge of MS Office and Excel

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Great time-management skills

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks

Location

Unbeatable office space in downtown Chicago, with views of the Chicago River and Navy Pier.

What are Hireology Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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