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Aston Carter Bookkeeper in Chicago, Illinois

Hiring for an Accounting Assistant with a top contraction company in IL & IN!

weekly pay + benefits

Will sit out of the corporate office in Chicago!

Must Have Skills

  • Accounting experience (any ap, ar, or general accounting experience)

  • Trade Wages or Compliance experience is helpful

  • Construction or engineering experience preferred

Job Title: Accounting Assistant

Job Description

  • Responsible for monitoring business and workforce participation goals from pre-award through project closeout.

  • This role involves gathering data for payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and specifically project billing.

Key responsibilities include

  • Reviewing and analyzing compliance documentation, interacting with owners’ compliance departments, clients, and vendors to maintain communication,

  • Monitoring and verifying Certified Payroll, and handling monthly reporting of progress and compliance.

  • Additionally, the role requires receiving and maintaining Certificates of Insurance for subcontractors, preparing detailed reports to represent M/W/V/DBE participation, and providing administrative assistance as needed.

  • Coordination and conduction of workforce and business outreach meetings are also integral to this role.

Soft Skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Communication skills

  • Administrative skills


About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter provides world-class corporate talent solutions to thousands of clients across the globe. Specialized in accounting, finance, human resources, talent acquisition, procurement, supply chain and select administrative professions, we extend the capabilities of industry-leading companies. We draw on our deep recruiting expertise and expansive network to meet the evolving needs of our clients and talent community with agility and excellence. With offices across the U.S., Canada, Asia Pacific and Europe, Aston Carter serves many of the Fortune 500. We are proud to be a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing® double diamond winner for both client and talent service.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Aston Carter, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.