Bookkeeper Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

Oversee the general ledger. Bookkeepers—also called bookkeeping clerks—are responsible for making the organization’s financial transactions, balancing company accounts, preparing bank deposits, and delivering accounting reports. They maintain records related to accounts payable and receivable, expenditures, receipts, and profit and loss.

Because many bookkeeping functions are performed electronically, these employees must be proficient with computers. The profession requires a strong understanding of accounting software used to record and analyze financial data, such as QuickBooks or Sage.

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Accounting Principals - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Currently seeking a Bookkeeper in North Chicago, IL. You must have three years of experience as a bookkeeper and experience with QuickBooks....
2 days ago
North American Province of the Cenacle - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
in an organized manner, journal entries and month-end closing duties, and any additional duties as required.Ideal Candidate will:\- Have working knowledge of Quickbooks, MS Excel and MS Office. \-...
2 days ago
Kelly Services - Lake Bluff, IL (16 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Job Title : Part Time Staff Accountant Location : Lake Bluff, IL Shift : 1st Position Type: Office Duration: contract to hire Hourly Rate : $28-$32 Job Responsibilities: Journal Entries Bank Reconciliations...
3 days ago
Staff Source - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Job Description: Manage Accounts Payable (A/P) Receive, approve and or decline invoices; pay invoices and maintain ledgers Enter data, maintain records and financial statements Make bank deposits and...
4 days ago
Creative Financial Staffing LLC - Rolling Meadows, IL (7 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Overview of the Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant opportunity: Data entry invoicing Processing checks - both AP and AR Some marketing support if needed Background Preferred of the Bookkeeper/Administrative...
5 days ago
Creative Financial Staffing LLC - Northbrook, IL (5 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
AP/AR Bank reconciliation Knowledge in Excel (pivot tables) Recommended Skills Excel Pivot Tables Bookkeeping Bank Reconciliations Automated Clearing House Raw Materials Remittance...
5 days ago
Oak Brook, IL (17 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Assist in creating and sending out invoices to customers File invoices appropriately Assist in performing basic account reconciliations Other various projects as assigned Bookkeeper Qualifications:...
5 days ago
Creative Financial Staffing LLC - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Accepted Accounting Principles Accounting Records...
7 days ago
Creative Financial Staffing LLC - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
, some Expense Reporting - Receipts -Some Ad-hoc analysis, limited Journal Entries Office Manager - Answering phone, order office supplies, greeting visitors Work attire: Business Casual #CFS2021 Recommended...
7 days ago
Connect Search, LLC - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Duties including posting of journal entries, reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, variance reporting, bank reconciliations and more No job is too big or too small....
7 days ago
Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Management Inc. is seeking an Bookkeeper who is organized, detailed-oriented, and willing to learn....
8 days ago
Brilliant Financial Staffing - Chicago, Dallas & Ft. Lauderdale - Addison, IL (10 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
credit and debit memos Create sale orders into system Perform bank account reconciliations Assist in month end close process by compiling financial data Assist with billing and inventory adjustments...
9 days ago
Park Ridge, IL (3 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Documenting transaction details Putting together financial reports Fact-checking accounting data Notify senior staff of any accounting errors Calculate interest charges Recording financial...
10 days ago
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 - Forest Park, IL (13 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
PROVISO TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOLS POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: Holiday Tournament - Scorer / Book Keeper (Formerly Official Scorer) REPORTS TO: Holiday Tournament Director QUALIFICATIONS:...
10 days ago
Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Experienced Part or full time book keeper for commercial management real estate company Knowledge of Appfolio software and real estate helpful NW side of Chicago
11 days ago

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Intuit Bookkeeping
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Salary for Bookkeeper Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

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Highest Education Level

Bookkeepers in Des Plaines, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (44.7%)
  • Master's Degree (15.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.0%)
  • High School or GED (14.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.9%)
  • Some College (1.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.6%)
  • Some High School (0.4%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Bookkeepers in Des Plaines, IL
  • Less than 1 year (29.7%)
  • 4-6 years (24.0%)
  • 2-4 years (22.2%)
  • 1-2 years (21.3%)
  • None (2.5%)
  • 6-8 years (0.3%)