Entry Level Accounting Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 83057-277295
    • Job Location: Schaumburg, IL
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 14, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Accepting external applications?: Yes
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Job Description:

Accounting Specialist(Entry level, open to college grads)

The Company - Paylocity

At Paylocity, our mission is to elevate the profession of Payroll and Human Resources out of the back office and into the boardroom where it belongs. Paylocity combines innovative cloud-based technology with award-winning customer service to provide unparalleled payroll and human capital management solutions. Paylocity has been named many times as one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois. www.paylocity.com


The Environment

Paylocity offers a fast-paced and dynamic environment, consistent with our revenue growth. Paylocity fosters a can-do, casual, but powerful attitude that puts the client first. We value honesty, hard work, integrity, teamwork, and dedication to exceptional customer service, a positive work environment, embracing technology and giving back to the community. Paylocity employees enjoy many advantages and opportunities from working in an open-door and casual environment. They empower you to do your best, take the initiative to make a difference and be open to accept new challenges that may come your way.


The Position

The Accounting Specialist position will be a key member of a growing team. Key responsibilities will include calculation of small business commissions and cash posting for our clients. This position may also assist the accounting team on other month end activities and special projects as needed.


Reports to: Sr. Manager - Accounting Operations

Status: Open

Anticipated start date: Immediately


Job Responsibilities

  • Support monthly estimate and actual commission process for small business.
  • Administer commissions audit requests in monthly basis.
  • Responsible for posting cash payments to outstanding client invoices.
  • Identify cash posting variances and resolve variances with billing team.
  • Prepares necessary cash reconciliation analysis.
  • Other ad hoc analyses and sales financial modeling upon management request

Experience and Skills:

Education & Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • 0-2 years of experience in accounting-related work
  • Previous work experience in general accounting duties, account reconciliations, and general ledger preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced level experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook preferred

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to take full ownership of assignments and be self-motivated.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure of time constraints, develop processes beyond their current state and intellectual curiosity.
  • Must be detail oriented, well organized, and have the ability to prioritize work and be able to work accurately with numbers.
  • Desire to be an active business partner.