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Bookkeeper

Champaign, Illinois
Posted on May 8, 2020

Position Description

Kemper CPA Group LLP, a top 100 public accounting firm, is a regional CPA firm with 30 offices in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and California. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a full-time bookkeeping position in our Champaign, Illinois office.

The bookkeeper is responsible for computing, classifying, and recording financial transactions to ensure the financial records of the client organization are accurate. The bookkeeper also performs routine financial calculations and general ledger duties for the client. The bookkeeper may also check the accuracy of calculations performed by other employees.

The position is currently projected to be approximately 20 hours per week, with the expectation that the job will grow to 40 hours per week in the future. The specific hours would be flexible depending on client and office needs.

Job Duties

  • Perform general bookkeeping duties, including posting information to accounting software and regularly reconciling accounts (bank reconciliations).
  • Payroll preparation including related payroll tax deposits.
  • Sales tax return preparation.
  • Manage accounts receivable, including receiving payments, handling inquiries, and billing customers.
  • Manage accounts payable, including paying invoices, handling payment inquiries, and maintaining vendor contact information.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll tax returns and 1099’s.

Skills Required

  • Possess an Associate’s Degree in accounting, business administration, or a related field.
  • 2-3 years bookkeeping/accounting experience.
  • Prior bookkeeping/accounting experience with both QuickBooks Desktop and Online.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Great problem-solving skills and the ability to work well with limited direction.
  • Ability to perform complex tasks related to accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Ability to communicate with upper-management, co-workers, customers, and vendors in a professional manner.
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Intuition for exercising good judgment.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume, and professional references via e-mail attachment to:

Curt Liles, Partner
Kemper CPA Group LLP
1701 Broadmoor Dr., Suite 200
Champaign, IL 61821
Email: cliles@kempercpa.com
Phone:  (217) 351-2073


The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The successful candidate must be authorized to work on a full-time basis for any employer in the United States. Kemper CPA Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.