Bookkeeper Job Description
The Bookkeeper job description will consist of the role, Bookkeeper duties and responsibilities, qualifications, and technical or soft skills required.
We are looking for a talented Bookkeeper to join our team. As a Bookkeeper at our organization, you will play a huge role in maintaining accurate financial records. You will also ensure the smooth run of our financial processes. This position is integral to the company's success by providing essential support to our finance department.
In this role, you will be responsible for managing accounts, reconciling bank statements, and processing payroll. You will collaborate closely with our finance team to ensure compliance with accounting principles and handle any discrepancies that may arise.
The unique aspect of this role lies in the growth opportunities it offers. As we continue to expand, there will be ample opportunities for you to take on additional responsibilities and grow professionally within the organization. You will also have the chance to further develop your skills and contribute to the overall success of the company.
As a Bookkeeper, you will work closely with the Finance Manager and other team members, fostering collaboration and teamwork. Your attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and ability to meet deadlines will be essential in this role.
If you are motivated, detail-oriented, and eager to be part of a dynamic and growing company, apply now to be a part of our team as a Bookkeeper. Showcase your expertise in financial management and contribute to the continued success of our organization.
- As a Bookkeeper, it will be your duty to maintain accurate financial records for our organization, including recording transactions, reconciling bank statements, and managing accounts payable and receivable
- You will generate monthly financial reports, such as balance sheets and income statements. You will also provide insight into the company's financial performance
- We expect you to analyze financial data and recommend strategies to improve efficiency and profitability
- One of your major Bookkeeper duties and responsibilities will be to review the company's information and transactions. To get the greatest tax benefits, you will match expenses to suppliers and invoices. To maintain accurate records, you must compare income with clients and invoices
- You shall process payroll accurately and on time, ensuring compliance with relevant tax regulations and employment laws
- It is the Bookkeeper's responsibility to collaborate with other departments to gather financial information and support budgeting and forecasting activities
- Your Bookkeeping duties and responsibilities will include creating a chart of accounts, outlining the rules of accounting, and developing a system to record financial transactions
- As a bookkeeper, it will be your duty to verify, assign, and post transactions to maintain subsidiary accounts
- You will have to work together with banks to discuss the company's overall financial situation. You will be finding and correcting any errors in data entry or missed transactions. You will consolidate purchases and/or transactions made using several credit cards and bank accounts
- You will research requirements, enforce adherence to regulations, complete reports, and advise management on necessary measures. While doing everything, it is mandatory for you to comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements
- It is your responsibility as a Bookkeeper to stay informed and updated about changes in accounting standards and ensure our organization's financial practices comply with applicable laws and regulations
- You shall assist in the preparation of annual audits by providing necessary documentation and supporting schedules
- The responsibilities of a Bookkeeper include processing vendor bills and payments, ensuring related TDS compliances, handling AR invoices and receipts, preparing bank reconciliations, and providing support during the month-end process
- You will communicate effectively with internal stakeholders, such as management and team members, to address financial inquiries and provide financial guidance
- You must have a strong knowledge of basic accounting principles and procedures to accurately maintain financial records
- You should be proficient in using bookkeeping software, such as QuickBooks or Xero, to efficiently record transactions and generate financial reports
- We expect you to have robust organizational skills and the capability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, ensuring all financial deadlines are met
- You must possess exceptional attention to detail when reconciling accounts and identifying discrepancies, ensuring accurate financial reporting
- We value your ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with team members and clients regarding financial matters and inquiries
- You should demonstrate a high level of integrity and ethics in handling sensitive financial information and maintaining confidentiality at all times
- You should have a strong knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- We require you to be highly reliable and responsible, meeting assigned deadlines and delivering accurate financial data within specified timeframes
- You must have a strong problem-solving mindset to be able to identify issues. Then based on your understanding, you will have to propose solutions to improve financial processes
Attention to detail, Communication Skills, Organizational skills, Problem-Solving, Time Management, Ethical Judgement
- Knowledge of XERO, Quickbooks, Zoho, or other applications
- Certification in Public Accountancy
- Proven experience working as a Bookkeeper
Senior Bookkeeper, Accountant, Accounting Manager or Supervisor, Controller
Salary Range (in USD)$37,050 to $58,500 per year (Talent.com)
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Associate's degree in accounting or business administration
Accounting Manager or Controller / Finance Director / Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / Business Owner or Manager