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Accounting Analyst

| Chicago

Accounting Analyst 

Shiftgig is looking for an Accounting Analyst 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.

  • Utilize various negotiation techniques and strategies to negotiate and collect payments and settlements on delinquent accounts.

  • Provide customers with options to bring their account current in a professional manner.

  • Make a high volume of outbound calls and take high volume of inbound collection-related calls.

  • Accurately input and record all collections activities into NetSuite.

  • Resolve and reconcile customer disputes, discrepancies, short-payments, and refunds while providing outstanding customer service.

  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with internal and external customers.

  • 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.

  • Serve as the main point of contact for Accounts Payable Operations, with a focus on daily monitoring of the Shiftgig AP inbox, addressing time sensitive inquiries, resolving account issues, and providing exceptional customer service

  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of vendor payables in accordance with corporate policies, internal controls and applicable vendor terms, including proper classification of expenses within the chart of accounts and management reporting structure.

  • Assist with accruals process and complete monthly reconciliation of Accounts Payables and Accrued Liabilities to the general ledger

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • 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 multitask, 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.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with NetSuite

  • Prior collection and accounts payable experience

About Shiftgig

Shiftgig is a workforce technology company focused on empowering people to find local employment opportunities that fit their lifestyles, schedules, and career objectives. The company’s flagship software platform, Deploy, helps businesses do just that. With a flexible software-as-a-service model, Shiftgig enables leading companies of all sizes with flexible talent pools to retain, optimize, and redeploy their workforce. To learn more about how Shiftgig is transforming the way people work, visit www.shiftgig.com.  

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Our office location offers quick access to local transportation, tons of dining and shopping options, and is just blocks away from Fulton Market.

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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaborating with other teams in the company is a great opportunity. When I need more clarity on a product feature I am developing, my first instinct is to get up and talk to those who will be impacted. By having a simple conversation with a teammate, you can learn so much and make the initial feature idea more valuable.


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What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Each quarter, product and engineering steps away from our traditional sprint cycle and participates in a special innovation sprint. We embrace exploring new ideas that could impact the future of Shiftgig. We hold a pitch session, form teams, and a week later, demo our results. Oftentimes, our prototypes and learnings inform our roadmap.


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What does your typical day look like?

Each day the product team does a daily check-in to catch up on yesterday’s accomplishments, today’s plans, and any blockers in the way of our goals. Our product development process is centered on close communication with internal and external stakeholders which enables us to discover problems and validate and build solutions effectively every day.


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Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
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Casual Dress
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