Full-Charge Bookkeeper Job Description

Full-Charge Bookkeeper Job Description

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Full-charge bookkeeper provides clients with accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger functions via QuickBooks.

Full-Charge Bookkeeper Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Strong working knowledge of QuickBooks (LLCs)
Payroll Processing Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
Ensure that accounting, budget and audit controls and systems are in compliance with State, Federal and local rules and regulations
Accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
All reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
Keeps books and accounting records of financial transactions for establishment, operating company and several LLCs
Reconciles and balances accounts, financial reporting, light budgeting and forecasting
May lead and direct the work of two clerical accounting staff
Communication with management, department heads, vendors and clients
Record keeping and or filing of bills/invoices

Full-Charge Bookkeeper Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Full-Charge Bookkeeper

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

Education for Full-Charge Bookkeeper

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the full-charge bookkeeper job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Education, Associates, Business/Administration, Bookkeeping, Communication, Management, Manufacturing

Skills for Full-Charge Bookkeeper

Desired skills for full-charge bookkeeper include:

Accrual and cash basis of accounting
Communicating with management on needed actions
Current federal
Ensuring adherence to them
Filing reports
Local legal requirements
State
Generally accepted accounting principles
QuickBooks
Accounts payable

Desired experience for full-charge bookkeeper includes:

Associates / Bachelors preferred – relevant experience accepted
Experience with Excel a must
Experience in a construction company highly desired
BA/BS/MBA in Accounting, Finance or Business, will look at directly related experience lieu of education
Associates Degree in Business Administration or Accounting is required
Creation and organization of job files

Full-Charge Bookkeeper Examples

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Full-Charge Bookkeeper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a full-charge bookkeeper. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for full-charge bookkeeper
  • Understand key elements of client care and service
  • Find ways to simplify and improve work processes
  • Recognize business issues and uses alternative solutions to resolve them
  • Attempt to look for ways to increase efficiency on engagement
  • Seek to enhance knowledge through technical reading, continuing education
  • Process Accounts Receivable and Payable
  • Process issues with the accountant
  • Audit invoices for correct figures and client profile (tax status, insurance)
  • Generate 30 to 40 invoices weekly
  • Generate weekly past due report
Qualifications for full-charge bookkeeper
  • BA/BS/MBA in Accounting, Finance or Business required
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting
  • Must have 3 to 5+ years’ experience
  • Must have experience working at a law firm or real estate company
  • Minimum of 3 years of bookkeeping experience for a small to midsize company
  • CPA experience a plus but not required
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Full-Charge Bookkeeper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of full-charge bookkeeper. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for full-charge bookkeeper
  • Maintain credit history files
  • Purchase orders and vendor records maintenance
  • Multiple bank reconciliations for depository accounts
  • Reconciling all balance sheet accounts
  • Preparing bi- weekly payroll
  • Administration of quarterly business and payroll taxes
  • Maintaining required business documents
  • Preparing annual 1099’s
  • Assistance with the annual budget and audit process
  • Maintaining financial document retention files
Qualifications for full-charge bookkeeper
  • 5+ years of bookkeepering experience
  • Pro-advisor certification in recent versions is a plus
  • Knowledge of various accounting systems including NetSuite, Intacct and MRI is a plus
  • Vendor statement reconciliation and discrepancies
  • Deposit and cash reports
  • Preparing and/or reviewing of all expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure
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Full-Charge Bookkeeper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a full-charge bookkeeper. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for full-charge bookkeeper
  • Manage complete Accounts Payable/Invoice Process
  • Daily interaction with clients and their staff
  • Oversee and supervise Firm bookkeepers
  • Cash management and budgets
  • Payroll processing and payroll tax returns
  • Sales taxes and commercial rent tax returns
  • Accounting for fixed assets and depreciation
  • Support coordination of annual audit
  • Supervise investment strategies, direct financial resources, and manage company assets
  • Coordinate financial record-keeping and oversee the development of yearly budgets
Qualifications for full-charge bookkeeper
  • 3+ years of Full Charge Bookkeeping and/or Accounting experience
  • Proficient with Accounting software
  • Provide financial guidance and management expertise related to company operations and financial strategy
  • 5+ years experience working in a Finance or Bookkeeper position
  • Experience in A/P, A/R, Budgeting, GL Accounting, and Financial Reporting
  • Managing bank and general ledger reconciliations
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Full-Charge Bookkeeper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a full-charge bookkeeper. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for full-charge bookkeeper
  • Accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Payroll is processed in a timely manner
  • Periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  • Input and pay supplier invoices in a timely manner
  • Prepare quarterly and monthly tax returns
  • Tracking fixed assets
  • Bank and account reconciliation
  • Oversee and direct budgeting and financial planning
  • Reconcile monthly activity, generating monthly, quarterly and year-end reports
Qualifications for full-charge bookkeeper
  • Highly experienced with data entry, record keeping and computer operation
  • 2 years experience within the accounting field
  • MAS 90 experience a plus but not required
  • Seeking someone who is detail oriented/ professional with great judgment and decision making skills
  • Basic knowledge of GL accounts
  • Bachelor’s Degree not required- but must have experience equal to degree
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Full-Charge Bookkeeper Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of full-charge bookkeeper. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for full-charge bookkeeper
  • Process Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Assist with projects as required by Managers and Partners in a busy CPA office, including Quickbooks consulting and tax preparation
  • Oversee and manage all accounting systems and procedures capturing all billings, receipts and recording of revenue transactions
  • Manage day-to-day AP processing and bookkeeping activities
  • Assist in monitoring and managing cash flow
  • Oversee and manage relationship with key vendors
  • Work with brokers and financing vendors to obtain favorable lease terms for new purchases
  • Manage day-to-day AR processing, deposits and bookkeeping
  • Follow up with clients as required on past due invoices or billing inquiries
  • Sales tax reporting and filing
Qualifications for full-charge bookkeeper
  • 4-5 years public accounting experience or CPA license preferred
  • Must be detail oriented/ professional
  • PLUS real estate and accrual basis experience
  • Ideally financial services or real estate, but open
  • Tax - Payroll, Tax
  • Sales & Use

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