Job Opening – Accounting Assistant

About the Role

Industrial Loss Consultants, Inc., a machinery and equipment consulting firm providing technical consultation, cause of loss, project management, appraisal and salvage options, and expert witness testimony to the insurance claims and legal industries is seeking a highly motivated, experienced, and professional Accounting Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will perform a variety of administrative responsibilities, assisting the company’s Controller, and have previous experience with preparing client invoices, accounting, accounts receivable, and accounts payable experience.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner with the ILC Controller to complete repetitive accounting-related tasks.
  • Overseeing Accounts Receivable (A/R) and other collection tasks, managing client relations as they relate to A/R.
  • Working with the Office Manager and Controller to track A/R balances and payments and prepare reports as needed.
  • Organize and enter data into the ILC billing software.
  • Assist the Controller with Accounts Payable, payroll responsibilities, and expense reimbursements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business management, or related degree or two years of accounting or office administrative experience required.
  • Knowledge of Accounting (receivables, payables, invoicing, book-keeping)
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Products.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in entering financial data.
  • Self-motivated, independent, and deadline-driven personality.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Excellent math and research skills.
  • Ability to balance different tasks, being nimble to adapt to potential interruptions or changes in the company’s needs.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with staff, clients, and ILC leadership team.

Salary Range

  • $45,000 – $55,000


  • 401(k)
  • Health, Dental, and vision insurance
  • Vacation Time, Sick Time, and Floating Holiday
  • Life insurance
  • Voluntary Long-term disability and short-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Physical Setting

  • ILC Home Office – Mount Prospect, IL
  • Monday – Friday
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