Logistics Bookkeeper

 Chicago, IL

Job ID:
Job Title:
Logistics Bookkeeper
City & State:
Chicago, IL
Job Region:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Accounting & Finance
Service Offering:
Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage)
Our client is a full-service third party logistics provider that specializes in offering a broad array of transportation and logistics services to facilitate the movement of freight from origin to destination. They are also fully licensed and bonded with the U.S. DOT as a transportation broker.

Logistics Bookkeeper
Our client is seeking a Logistics Bookkeeper to manage Payroll Services for the company platform that will administer the company’s health, 401K, payroll and HR in the office.

Job Type: Full-time

  • Oversee the company's financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations.
  • Perform daily accounting tasks such as general ledger entries, and record payments and adjustments.  
  • Build strong relationships with customers and carriers accounting departments.
  • Provide elite customer service by answering calls and questions via email of current customers & carriers.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned.

  • Knowledge in the trucking industry is a plus, but not necessary
  • College education would be a plus, but not required
  • Experience with A/R, A/P, QuickBooks, month end, bank recs, bills of lading, and proof of delivery
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Team player
  • Basic computer, email and phone skills
  • Quick learner

This position offers a competitive base salary.

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