Bookkeeper in Galesburg, IL at Martin Sullivan

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Galesburg, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Martin is a family owned and operated, 4th generation, large and small ag dealership. It was established in 1926 at a farmhouse in Roanoke IL and has grown into a multi-location corporation with 13 locations in central and western Illinois. It has the cultural feel of the small town environment with the development benefits of a larger corporation.

We offer competitive benefits, medical, dental, vision, free doctor online consultations (the PPO plan), free life insurance, free will, living wills and POA, supplemental life, short term and long term disability, Free EAP for those with LTD, 401K and Roth retirement plans with company paid Safe Harbor contribution, free development opportunities in your field of knowledge, additional incentive pay programs, and employee discounts.

The Bookkeeper is a general position working closely with our Accounting team to completes a variety of tasks. Some of the tasks may be related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, sales processing account reconciliation and other general accounting duties.


  • Reviews, codes, and posts all invoices and expenses for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Ensure invoices are accurate.
  • Prints and obtains signatures on all accounts payable checks.
  • Mails authorized checks for release.
  • Answers all vendor inquiries.
  • Maintains all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets, and corporate accounts payable files.
  • Prepare weekly cash requirement report.
  • Follow-up on vendor credit balances to be applied or refunded.
  • Follow up with vendors on discrepancies.
  • Reconcile vendor statements each month and assists in monthly closings.
  • Maintains A/P filing
  • Distributes invoices as needed for proper processing and verify proper approval.
  • Prepare and process checks or online payments.
  • Accounts receivable statement processing
  • Review and apply customer credits
  • Daily bank deposit
  • Assist with maintaining customer tax forms for compliance with sales tax regulations
  • Assist with maintaining vendor tax forms for compliance with 1099 requirements
  • Assist with customer sales processing in a timely manner
  • Other accounting duties as assigned.
    o Bookkeeping and Office Procedures
    o Refill postage machine
    o Order office supplies
    o Other duties as assigned


  • Associates Degree in accounting/finance required.
  • May substitute relevant experience for education requirement with proven bookkeeping experience
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and A/P and A/R principles
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to use standard desktop applications such as Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and internet

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants and internal transfers will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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