A/P & A/R Position Opening In NW Suburbs of Chicago

My company, Container International, is looking for someone to join our company in A/P & A/R. The Accounting Assistant will perform a variety of accounting and bookkeeping tasks. This person will work closely with the Controller and help ensure the integrity of the accounting information by organizing, verifying, consolidating, and recording transactions with high attention to detail.

If anyone is interested please email our HR department at hr@containerinternational.com

Accounts Payable:

  • Invoice entry
  • Payment entry
  • Analysis of all Payables
  • Work closely with Purchasing
  • Maintain Received Not Invoiced
  • Maintain communication & relationship with vendors

Accounts Receivable:

  • Daily invoicing
  • Apply customer payments
  • Monitor Aging, collection calls & statements as needed
  • Maintain communication & relationship with customers
  • Update & maintain EPR information


  • Assist with monthly account reconciliations
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in accounting or related field preferred
  • Experience with an ERP system (Epicor a plus)
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience with Office 365

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person