Bookkeepers are responsible for maintaining an accurate record of a company's business transactions and cash flow through the use of tools such as Quickbooks and other accounting software. Bookkeepers are expected to create income statements, manage balance sheets and oversee the financial transactions of individual departments. The ultimate duties of a Bookkeeper are dependent on the size of the company he or she works for. Similar accounting jobs include positions such as accounting specialist bookkeepers.
Bookkeeper Educational Requirements
A high school diploma or GED is the minimum requirement for most Bookkeeping jobs although a degree in accounting is preferable. Because the way each company functions and keeps records is different, on-the-job training is the norm for most Bookkeeping positions where the head accountant or the business owner will instruct a Bookkeeper on proper procedures. Attention to detail and a proficiency with mathematics are necessary in order to perform the job well.
Bookkeeper Job Market
Bookkeepers are needed in almost every company in the country; as such, the demand is large. Due to the relatively lax educational requirements, however, competition for this job can be fierce. There are currently around 1,799,800 Bookkeepers employed within the United States, with another 370,000 estimated job openings. The number of Bookkeepers employed by various companies is expected to grow 11 percent by 2022, increasing to 2,004,500. With these numbers in mind, the field is a good one to get into, particularly as more small businesses open up. Similar positions include Office Accounting Clerk jobs and Bookkeeper Accounting Assistant jobs.
Bookkeepers can expect to make between $9 and $11 per hour on average, or $18,000 to $22,000 per year. Bookkeepers for larger corporations can expect to make a much higher income, with minimum annual salaries starting around $27,000. The upper income limit is around $41,000. Although a specific average is difficult to come by, Bookkeepers working for large, multinational companies have a higher income potential than those working for smaller, regional companies.
Kelly Financial Resources Houston, TX
Job Description: Bookkeeper / Full Charge Bookkeeper / Payroll / A-P Client in Blue Ash area: Zip Code 45241 Part Time 20-25 hours per week Pay rate: 14-17 per hour Temp-to-hire and/or Direct Placement for the right candidate! Kelly Financial Services, we work with premier companies in the Cincinnati, Ohio area. Our client is looking for a Bookkeeper / Full Charge Bookkeeper, to also help o...
Our client, a growing international financial services firm (located in Downtown Indy) has enlisted our assistance in their search for Bookkeeper to join their growing team. Our client is seeking to add a professional to the team who enjoys supporting department efforts, prioritizing responsibilities and staying organized, paying attention to the small details and helping drive team success. If y...
Our client his hiring for an experienced Full Service Bookkeeper job for a mid sized, rapidly growing company on the near west side of Indianapolis, IN. This position is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, and extensively using Excel to complete detailed financial reporting. The Full Service Bookkeeper job duties include: - Accounts payable and receivable - Payroll for 50+ em...
Part-time position available for Bookkeepers with QuickBooks experience! Based in Needham, our client is a family owned business looking for someone experienced with general accounting, bookkeeping, and entering invoices into the QuickBooks system. Making collection calls is part of the role as well. To start, this is an 8 hour a week role. More hours may be added in the future. Please apply to...
Company Confidential Cranston, RI, 02920
BOOKKEEPER/Accountant Part time. 30 hrs/wk. High volume Cranston firm seeks self motivated individual. Experience in all aspects of bookkeeping, payroll returns, knowledge of computerized accounting program. Competetive salary, excellent benefits. Resumes received without salary requirements will not be considered. Email resume and salary requirements to *****...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking an Accountant/Bookkeeper for their Chelsea, MA location. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Responsibilities: Timely, efficient processing and accurate payment of invoices Research and resolve problem invoices Analyze inventory activity and review documentation Prepare month end inventory Enter data into AP s...
Company Confidential San Antonio, TX, 78209
Bookeeper/Controller for busy law firm needed to handle payroll and account receivables/payables. QuickBooks experience necessary. Must have minimum 4 years experience. Email resume and salary requirement....
Established company of over 40 years seeking experienced qualified bookkeeper. This position needs to familiar with QuickBooks, Account balancing, A/R, A/P, Payroll, and Vendor relations. Experience as a bookkeeper is required. This is a full time only position and cannot be done remotely or part time. Pleasant phone voice is a plus! If you have applied at American Jewelry Co for this position al...
Founded in 1982, R E Dinneen Architects & Planners, Inc., a widely recognized architectural and interiors firm, has an opening for a talented, full-chargeBookkeeper with a minimum of 5 years of experience. Our practice includes many Life Science & Bio-Pharma companies, Colleges & Universities, & Corporate Businesses. Areas of responsibility include a full range of accounting duties including acco...
Bookkeeper 2 NEW openings in the Cuyahoga Falls/Stow/Hudson area! If you have experience working as a Bookkeeper or have an Accounting degree or have worked with A/R or A/P we need your skills! Send in your resume today and interview tomorrow! Pay range is $14.50-$15.85 per hour to start with definite increase once hired on permanently. 8:30A-5P M-F - Family or Single medical, dental, vision, lif...
FULL TIME BOOKKEEPER\FINANCIAL CONSULTANT NEEDED Our financial consulting team needs a talented Bookkeeper\Financial Consultant to help us successfully serve our clients. At Insource Services we offer you the opportunity to utilize your talent, expertise, and interpersonal skills to significantly impact our clients' growth and success. Our team members possess a combination of personality, talen...
Company Confidential Worcester, MA, 01608
Accountant/Full Charge bookkeeper needed for growing Central Massachusetts sub contractor. Fast pace highly transactional business model requires talented individual to provide general ledger and billing accounts receivable support. Experience with contract accounting and general ledger required. Also must have good computer skills and have worked with automated accounting software systems. Must h...
LOCAL ACCOUNTING Firm looking for a bookkeeper with at least 6 months experience to join our team. You will be responsible for managing payroll; bank reconciliations; monthly, quarterly & annual reports; monthly profit & loss statements; and general administrative tasks. Candidate must be a strong team player, a great communicator, detail orientated, highly organized, can multi task, is self-direc...
Bookkeeper/ Office Manager Local business looking for part-time bookkeeper/office manager. MUST HAVE excellent working knowledge of QuickBooks Pro. Fax resume to #765-482-2443 *May work into full time position. This job listing brought to you by The Lebanon Reporter...
Billing Clerk/ Bookkeeper The EADS Group, Inc. is accepting resumes for a full-time Bookkeeper in our Somerset office. Responsibilities include monthly invoice preparation, project data entry, and accounts receivable. Minimum qualifications are an Associate Degree in Accounting and five years of bookkeeping and/or billing experience. Applicants must be familiar with general ledger processes,...
BOOKKEEPER Candidate will be responsible for all areas of bookkeeping for two companies. Duties include but are not limited to: -Weekly Payroll & Payroll Taxes -Quarterly Taxes -Monthly Sales Taxes -Bank Reconciliations -Deposits -Accounts Receivable -Accounts Payable -General Knowledge of Chart of Accounts, Journal Entries and General Ledger -Understanding of Job files and billing -An...
Advanced Dental Technologies (ADT dental lab) is one of New England’s leading dental laboratories. ADT is seeking a motivated Accountant/Bookkeeper for employment. The hours are Monday-Friday, from 7:30-4:00pm. Flexibility is extremely important in this position. You can learn more about ADT by visiting us at www.adt-us.com. Responsibilities Include: - Correct, process and reconcile a wide vari...
Title: Bookkeeper/Office Manager Description: Adecco is currently assisting a local client seeking an experienced full-time Bookkeeper in Wickford, RI This position is a temporary to hire opportunity. If you meet the qualifications listed below please Apply Now! Responsibilities for Bookkeeper include but are not limited to the following: *Oversee Accounts Receivables; Collect amounts due from...
Are you or someone you know a person of high integrity and strong values looking for a position in a hard-working, fast-paced environment? Veros Partners (www.verospartners.com), an Indianapolis based financial services and consulting firm, is currently seeking team-oriented, talented individuals who enjoy serving others and doing their best at whatever the challenge. If you or someone you know is...
We are assisting our client in finding a Full Charge Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant. Job Description Privately owned real estate development company looking for a detail-oriented Full-Charge Bookkeeper/ Administrative assistant. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of accounting experience and possess a thorough understanding of double entry accounting along with experience in Qui...
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$21,000.00 - $54,080.00
Typical Salary for Bookkeeper
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Maintains records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions.
Rate of Growth
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Attention to Detail
Maintains historical records by filing documents.
Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions.
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