Accounting Assistant


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Chicago, IL
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Switchcraft® is a U.S. manufacturer of connectors, jacks, plugs, molded cable assemblies, patchbays, and switches. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including medical, GPS, process control, transportation, homeland security, broadcast and pro audio. We are conveniently located on the northwest side of Chicago and currently have an opening for an Accounting Assistant.

The Accounting Assistant is responsible for all aspects of accounts payable. Duties include verification and reconciliation of vouchers, invoices, and expense reports, prioritizing payments by preparing ACH batches, wire transfer documentation, and check runs. The accounting Assistant is responsible for resolving issues between accounting and suppliers and responds to vendor inquires by researching and correcting discrepancies. Duties also include accurate coding of MRO purchases and maintaining logs and documents. The Accounting Assistant prepares various journal entries at month end and completing and distributing Forms 1096 and 1099 annually.



  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Working knowledge of ERP computer systems
  • Strong work ethics, team player
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel /
  • Word Knowledge of sales and use tax laws
  • NAV Microsoft Dynamics
  • Financial/MFG Software
  • INFOR Software
  • IFS Software

EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.