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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) Waukegan, IL
  • Expired: 24 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Our client has asked us to find an AP Specialist for an additional role in the 4 person team already in place.

A strong group and a great company, looking to add an AP Specialist to join the team into a great 2020!

New office building, clean manufacturing environment, excellent insurance, great pay and generous benefits make working for this company AWESOME!

Within a fast pace and growing manufacturing environment, the A/P Manager reports directly to the Assistant Controller and is accountable for accurate and timely execution of all A/P tasks on an accrual basis (coding, statement checking, collecting W9s, issuing 1099s etc.). This person must be autonomous and able to make sound decisions. The A/P Manager will work closely with the accounting staff, team members, and vendors in various capacities, and assist the Assistant Controller. The ideal candidate will have large volume (+2,000 weekly invoices) accounts payable experience. Must be able to multi-task, problem solve, be flexible and adaptable to differing situations. Excellent inter-personal skills are needed as well.


  • Process high volume of accounts payable responsibilities and assisting with the accounting team.
  • Work with AP clerks and prepare weekly check run and Statement Checking.
  • Manage Corporate American Express card to ensure proper coding and documentation.
  • Supervise and review bank account reconciliations
  • Record the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets, track existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and account for the disposition of fixed assets.
  • Perform all accounting tasks in accordance with the company policy, statutory reporting requirements and GAAP.
  • Resolve accounting issues identified and liaise with operations and corporate, as applicable.

Skill & Knowledge for the ideal candidate:

  • 4 years of corporate accounting experience
  • Must be highly organized, have multi-tasking skills, autonomous and able to lead the accounting team
  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA highly preferred
  • Proficiency with SAP, GP, Oracle or other major ERP system
  • Experience with account reconciliations and booking journal entries required
  • Experience with accrual bookkeeping
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel required

Job Type: Full-time

Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)

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CFS is a leading, employee-owned staffing firm. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. CFS has twice been named to Forbes’ list of “Best Professional Recruiting Firms” and twice cited by LinkedIn as one of the “Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies."


Waukegan, IL USA 60085
Waukegan, IL