Bookkeeper Job Description

Bookkeeper Job Description

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Bookkeeper provides accounting support for real estate acquisitions by reviewing financial information; converting data to general ledger system; obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.

Bookkeeper Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective bookkeeper job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included bookkeeper job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Recording alternative transactions in QuickBooks and reconciling to K-1s
Utilizing QuickBooks
Download current exchange rates in QuickBooks
Administer state and federal regulatory reporting and maintain employee records
Inputting invoices into Quickbooks
Communication Skills – ability to communicate clearly in conversations and interactions with others
Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills – ability to tackle a problem by using a logical and systematic approach
Leadership Skills – Ability to think and work independently the ability to work co-operatively with others to produce innovative solutions
Managing Change Skills – ability to demonstrate support for innovation and for organizational changes needed to improve Golf Channel’s effectiveness
Adjusting entries

Bookkeeper Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Bookkeeper

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: WIC, CPA, EA

Education for Bookkeeper

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the bookkeeper job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Education, Associates, Finance, Technical, Healthcare, High School Education, Business/Administration, Business, Bookkeeping

Skills for Bookkeeper

Desired skills for bookkeeper include:

QuickBooks
Generally accepted accounting principles and procedures
MRI
Bookkeeping practices
State
General ledger databases
Trial balances
Financial statement close processes and accounting matters
Microsoft Office
Accounting and bookkeeping principles

Desired experience for bookkeeper includes:

Assisting in closing the books
Day-to-day company bookkeeping for corporate, real-estate entities, and other business ventures
Banking of cash and check receipts
Overseeing accounts payable, which involves processing and coding vendor invoices, posting and issuing checks, credit card and online payments, and reconciling vendor payments
Assisting with the month-end close and year-end close
Analyzing and reconciling escrowed mortgage real estate tax payments

Bookkeeper Examples

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Bookkeeper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a bookkeeper. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for bookkeeper
  • Reconciling lease security deposits
  • Coordinating tax and filing issues with the accountant
  • Managing documents for transactions and existing investment entities
  • Coordinating property level accounting issues with the property manager to maintain accuracy of financial statements
  • Assisting with the monthly general ledger close and the annual audit
  • Day-day general ledger accounting for various real estate entities
  • Assisting with the payment of all sub-contractors
  • Assist in data entry upkeep
  • Submit bank recommendations
  • Complete spreadsheet work
Qualifications for bookkeeper
  • Monitor front desk work
  • Complete spreadsheets
  • Submit journal entries
  • Assist with multiple accounting functions
  • Maintain audit reports and general ledger close
  • Maintain and record accounting transactions in our billing system and general ledger
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Bookkeeper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a bookkeeper. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for bookkeeper
  • Check and verify source documents such as invoices, receipts and other information
  • Reconcile various general ledger accounts to internally and externally prepared schedules
  • Process payroll and data entry
  • Oversee all day-to-day bookkeeping responsibilities
  • Submit financial reports
  • Oversee the general ledger
  • File bank reconciliations
  • Perform basic accounting functions
  • Reconciliation of monthly reports
  • Assist in recordkeeping and documentation as needed
Qualifications for bookkeeper
  • Assist in preparation of Workers Comp and GL audit spreadsheets in Excel
  • Maintain weekly and quarterly transactions and recordkeeping of payroll tax liabilities
  • Oversee all payroll tax deadlines and filings
  • Monitor generation and entry of benefit payments to each Union as required
  • Ability to handle a high volume of assignments
  • Maintain complete set of General Ledger for all the financial transaction of the organization
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Bookkeeper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of bookkeeper. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for bookkeeper
  • Track the organization's accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Enter and maintain cash receipts and disbursement journal and general ledger
  • Prepare bank reconciliation for all the bank accounts
  • Prepare the monthly and quarterly reports for different funding sources
  • Assist Comptroller for the preparation of the audit work
  • Assist Comptroller in preparing the budget for the organization
  • Preparation of accounts for both sole traders and unaudited business's
  • Working closely with Senior Accounts on preparation of accounts , reconciliations, journals
  • Working on a designated portfolio
  • Working with POS system (Microsan)
Qualifications for bookkeeper
  • The ability to prioritise whilst adhering to strict deadlines
  • Working knowledge of Fund Accounting software
  • Maintaining yearly cash sheets (excel)
  • Accounts payable (Timberline)
  • Ordering all inventory and parts
  • Handling all advertising
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Bookkeeper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of bookkeeper. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for bookkeeper
  • Booking all outings, camps and leagues
  • Billing all schools and camps
  • Handling annual sales tax
  • Prepare domestic employee paychecks
  • Prepare timely remittance of payroll taxes
  • Communicate with clients, client assistants, banks, vendors
  • Become familiar with the Practice’s policies, procedures, forms and relevant software
  • Record financial activity
  • Reconcile bank and general ledger accounts
  • Submit financial analyses
Qualifications for bookkeeper
  • Exceptional organisational and planning capabilities
  • Proficiency in computer platforms and programs, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Dynamics Software
  • Overseeing office administration
  • Processing, paying invoices and reconciling AP account
  • Communicating with vendors and staff on a regular basis
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Bookkeeper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of bookkeeper. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for bookkeeper
  • Preparation of Journal Entries and other tasks associated with month-end & year-end close
  • Ongoing documentation of and efforts to improve systems and processes
  • Processing invoices and Journal Entries
  • Reconciliation and Journal Entry for all Corporate Credits Cards
  • Ongoing communication with vendors and office managers to ensure timely delivery of required invoices, approvals and backup
  • Set up Wire Schedule
  • Enter Wire Schedule in CashPro
  • Check bank for incoming or outgoing payments
  • Run Audit Trail in QB
  • Enter payments from customers
Qualifications for bookkeeper
  • Review shipping paperwork for customer orders
  • Review Receiving Report from previous day
  • Direct the regular preparation and delivery of invoices
  • Manage the receivables collection process and administer customer contracts
  • Maintain active tracking of receivables with communication to management
  • Manage paperwork associated with vendor billings and payments

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