Financial Specialist


Hybrid | HQ in Oak Park, IL
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Cash Applications & Investigation

  • Manage cash application processes for various payment methods including ACH, Wire, Credit Cards, and Checks.
  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies, unclear payments, or issues related to cash applications.
  • Ensure all incoming funds are correctly applied and documented.

Accounts Payable Management:

  • Oversee the AP process for various payment methods including ACH, Wire, and Check payments.
  • Ensure all documentation, such as invoices and payment vouchers, are accurately recorded and filed.
  • Verify and validate the details of suppliers' invoices against purchase orders, contracts, or delivery notes.
  • Ensure timely payments to vendors and manage vendor inquiries about payment issues.

Expense Reporting:

  • Review, approve, and process expense reports ensuring they adhere to company policy.
  • Investigate any discrepancies or policy violations in submitted expense reports.
  • Provide training to staff about expense reporting procedures as necessary.

Payroll Processing:

  • Serve as a backup to Payroll Administrator for all payroll-related tasks.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of payroll in the absence of the primary payroll contact.
  • Address any payroll-related inquiries from employees.

Rewards and Career Advantages
Within a culture defined by energy, fun, and talent, our team enjoys competitive pay, health and financial benefits, and the opportunity to work among innovative, friendly colleagues.

About Us
Shaker Recruitment Marketing is a family-owned recruitment advertising and marketing communications agency that has exceeded the expectations of clients since 1951. Strategically responding to change, we have created a legacy of success through excellence in creativity, service, relationship-building, employee/client retention, and agility. We offer best-in-class solutions for employer branding, media planning and buying, career site design and development, social media recommendations, and mobile solutions.


Education & Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Proficiency with an accounting software and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Organization skills and attention to detail

Additional Requirements:

  • Self-driven to succeed equally for clients and the team
  • Professional organizer and multi-tasker
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, and keen attention to detail
  • Inspired by challenge and any opportunity to learn