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Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounting – Chicago, Illinois
Department Accounting
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Clerk

Shiftgig was founded on the simple premise that many people want flexible work opportunities that fit into the rest of their lives, so we build technology that is focused on one thing: connecting people who want temporary work right now with businesses who need them.


Shiftgig is looking for an AR and AP Clerk to join the accounting team. We’re looking for someone who has experience performing a variety of bookkeeping and general accounting functions according to established policies and procedures. This person will also maintain contact with clients, vendors, and other members of staff, including but not limited to the appropriate client account manager.


Job Duties

  • Utilizes computerized accounting software programs (CMS, Excel, Word) to perform duties and responsibilities.

  • Generates invoices and subsequently bills to applicable clients based on established billing terms/frequency.

  • Maintains an open line of communication with clients and respective account managers in terms of billing issues and proactively follows up as needed to resolve such issues.

  • Deposits cash receipts on a daily basis and ensures receipts are applied to appropriate invoices.

  • Prepares the open receivables report on a weekly basis and proactively corresponds with clients regarding past-due invoices to ensure payment is submitted.

  • Manages invoice database for all invoices received and processes invoices utilizing the implemented accounting software.

  • Codes invoices to appropriate expense accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports.

  • Maintains open invoice listing of invoices received/entered but not approved for payment.

  • Obtains payment approval from applicable management personnel and issues check for payment.

  • Performs ad-hoc tasks as necessary.


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.

  • 2+ years of Accounting or Finance classes.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to listen, communicate (written and verbal), excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills and follow-up effectively with all staffing levels and clients/customers.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently.

  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to have some flexibility with work schedule, as required.

  • Excellent technical and analytical skills.

  • Excellent spoken and verbal communicative skills.


Shiftgig is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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