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compensation: $17-19 Hourly DOE
employment type: full-time

The IRA Club is a growing Chicago-based trust company that is looking to add a new member to the team! The accounting assistant is part of a team responsible for processing all aspects relating to incoming and outgoing cash funds such as wire transfers, ACH and checks. The assistant can expect to work on functions such as processing ACH files and posting incoming funds to client’s accounts. The accounting assistant will also work on various projects at the request of the company Treasurer.

Position: Accounting Assistant
Industry: Financial Services/Investment Management
Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM
Location: In the Chicago Loop near El, Bus and Metra lines
Salary: $17-19 Hourly DOE


• Process incoming ACH, Checks and Wires
• Validate all incoming checks, wires and ACH using internal software to ensure receipt
• Maintain accuracy in financial transactions and reports
• Manage email inbox
• Record important notes and documentation to the client’s account file
• Manage client inquiries with professionalism
• Use available resources to effectively solve problems and escalate as appropriate
• Prioritize tasks and work responsibilities to achieve objectives
• Commitment to enhancing the client experience and provide operational and administrative support to all
• Special projects and tasks as assigned

Job Requirements:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook
• Professional and effective communicator with excellent verbal and written skills
• Consistent positive attitude and team player mentality
• Be proactive, analytical and able to problem solve and propose resolutions
• Operate efficiently with a high degree of accuracy

Education and/or Experience:
• Preferred college degree or 1 year of financial experience
• Preferred working knowledge of accounting systems
• IRA/IRS rules and regulations knowledge and experience preferred
• ACH/Wire Knowledge
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6895795794


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