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Accounting assistant

Company: 22nd Century Technologies Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

*Duration:* 06 Months*Summary: Accounting Assistant** Support full-time accounting employees through journal entries, ledger posting, and handling accounts receivable/payable* Additional duties include reconciling bank statements, making rapid and accurate arithmetic calculations (manually or by machine), and operating adding machines* Understanding of bookkeeping principles and accounting techniques is required* Under direction, conducts complex specialized clerical activities related to Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, and Liens and Estates Unit* Accesses information utilizing a Personal Computer (PC), composes liens, letters to attorneys, insurance companies, and department officials* Calculates ledgers for related Personal injury, Workers' Compensation, or Liens and Estates* Data enters and processes statistical reports, files documents, and responds to telephone inquiries*Additional Skills Required:** *Bending/Lifting 50lbs*: May require squatting, climbing, bending, standing for long periods, and lifting up to 50 lbs.* *High School Diploma/GED*: Completion of high school or GED. Must be able to prove completion if necessary.* *Keyboarding (50 wpm):* Touch-typing skills to type alphanumeric correspondence, word processor documents, and additional paragraph-structured documents.* *Computer Software Skills:* Basic knowledge and familiarity with word processor programs (MS Word, WordPerfect, or other as approved), spreadsheet programs (Excel, Lotus, Quattro Pro, or other as approved), database software (MS Access, or other as approved), and email software programs. General computer know-how, with the ability to research via the Internet. The User Agency will specify the software programs to be used by the temporary worker on the assignment.*Responsibilities:** Assist with reviewing and processing hospital referrals and trauma letters; monitor and distribute incoming referrals to the Personal Injury Workers' Compensation (PIWC), Liens and Estates (L&E), and Administrative (ADM) Units' general mailboxes; and review and forward Right Fax correspondence.* Aid in reviewing and filing back-up documentation contained in boxes received periodically for L&E and PIWC payments processed by the Administration Support Unit in Springfield.* Assess incoming referrals for viable cases, screen Probate cases listed on the Daily Law Bulletin website, file case records, and answer/direct incoming phone calls.* Complete a purging project of the 2022 PIWC and L&E closed files by examining each case, listing the case data, creating labels, and preparing the boxes for storage.LI_TSC*About our Company: -*22nd Century Technologies, Inc., is one of the fastest growing IT Service Integrator and Workforce Solution companies in the United States. Founded in 1997, 22nd Century Technologies is a Certified National Minority Business Enterprise with 6,000+ people including 600+ Cyber SMEs nationwide supporting our customers in all 50 states, Canada, and Mexico. With HQs in Somerset, NJ and Mclean, VA, 22nd Century has 14 offices throughout the United States. As part of our unrelenting focus on quality and compliance, 22nd Century Technologies delivery is based on Certified Matured Processes including CMMI L3 Dev & SVC, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, and ISO 9001 quality processes. With a strong focus on the public sector, 22nd Century currently holds government contracts with 14 out of 15 Federal Executive agencies including DoD, 37 other Federal agencies, 50 States, 115+ Local agencies, and 37 School Districts. In the last three years, we have expanded our services to Fortune 500 and other commercial clients and currently support 80+ commercial clients.Recognized among *Best Company to Work For by Forbes, 22nd Century Technologies, Inc.,* consistently exceeds our clients expectations by focusing on their absolute satisfaction with jobs while keeping our employees motivated.22nd Century Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer' and US Citizens & all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.'*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.*Job Types: Full-time, ContractPay: $20.00 per hourSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridayAbility to Relocate:* Chicago, IL: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: 22nd Century Technologies Inc., Chicago , Accounting assistant, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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