Bookkeeper Jobs

Bookkeeper Overview


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.

Bookkeeper Salary


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.
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Accounting Principals is currently working on a Bookkeeper job opportunity in West Caldwell, NJ. This opportunity does require previous experience processing payroll in addition to accounting duties. This is a temporary position that will last for approximately 4 months, and as such needs someone with immediate availability. Bookkeeper Job Responsibilities: - Handle day to day AP processing, enter...
Our client has a direct hire/permanent opening for a bookkeeper/property manager in Philadelphia, PA. You must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in this role have knowledge with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office. You will be responsible for all day to day accounting, including accounts payable, accounts receivable and assisting with payroll. You must also act as a liaison between manageme...
Central Oklahoma City construction company seeking a temporary Bookeeper that could possibly turn into a permanent position. The Bookkeeper Job is a temporary contract that could last up to a month or longer or if this is a good fit for the company and the employee it could turn into a permanent position. The primary responsibilities will include bank reconciliations, A/P, A/R, Payroll and Journal...
At Accounting Principals we specialize in the placement of finance and accounting professionals. Our client is looking to fill a contract to Bookkeeper Job in Kent, WA. The ideal candidate will have an accounting degree with 2-3 years of experience as a bookkeeper. The Bookkeeper Job responsibilities include: • Cutting and processing purchase orders • Invoicing • Payroll data entry • Some administ...
Accounting Principals is hiring for a full time Bookkeeper job in New Berlin, WI. You must have five years’ of experience to qualify for this job. Working for a small manufacturing company you will be in charge of the books for their New Berlin location and one other location in the Wisconsin area. Your other responsibilities will include weekly payroll and payroll reports, general ledger work, tr...
Full Charge Bookkeeper job in West Palm Beach, FL Accounting Principals is searching for a Full Charge Bookkeeper to join an excellent company in the West Palm Beach area. This job will be responsible for AP/AR, bank reconciliations, journal entries, P&L reports and some payroll functions. Excellent computer skills (Quickbooks and Excel spreadsheet) required. Must be a self-starter, a team player,...
Our client has a direct hire/permanent opening for a bookkeeper in Philadelphia, PA. You must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in this role have knowledge with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office. You will be responsible for all day to day accounting, including accounts payable, accounts receivable and assisting with payroll. You must also act as a liaison between management and the differ...
Full Charge Bookkeeper needed for growing company in the Melville area. Ideal candidate should have experience with journal entries, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and analysis of accounts. MAS 90 experience a plus! Wonderful work environment; employee friendly company. Direct hire paying up to $50K for the ideal candidate. Please forward resumes to ginny.butindari@accountin...
Boca Raton Healthcare Company is looking to bring on a Bookkeeper Responsibilities: • Process, schedule and pay vendor invoices per payment terms, taking available payment discounts • Verify invoices for accuracy and resolve promptly all material errors with vendor, escalating disputes to higher levels in management as needed • Monitor bank balances daily and review cash requirements for next 30 d...
Accounting Principals, specializing in the placement of accounting and finance professionals, has a Bookkeeper job in Seattle, WA available. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least 5 years of accounting experience and have strong QuickBooks skills. You will have exposure to all accounting aspects and enjoy free parking. This is a temporary to hire opportunity with part-time h...
Bookkeeper • 5+ years Union Payroll with Construction Bookkeeping experience • ADP Workforce NOW • Timberline GL and AP and project costing a plus • Exaktime Time and Attendance a plus • Great benefits and beautiful work environment • Come join a stable, growing company with opportunity for advancement...
Bookkeeper job in Tulsa, OK Accounting Principals has a Bookkeeper job available in Tulsa, OK. This is a great opportunity in a small office setting. The salary range for this opening is $35K to $40K per year, depending on experience and education. The daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: -Accounts Payable -Accounts Receivable -Account Reconciliations -Assist with Month End and...
At Accounting Principals we specialize in the placement of finance and accounting professionals. Our client is looking to fill a contract to hire Full Charge Bookkeeper Job in SeaTac, WA. The ideal candidate will experience with Quickbooks and 5-10 years as a bookkeeper. The Full Charge Bookkeeper Job responsibilities include: • Accounts Payable • Accounts Receivable • Payroll and benefits • Prepa...
Our client has a direct hire/permanent opening for a bookkeeper/property manager in Philadelphia, PA. You must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in this role have knowledge with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office. You will be responsible for all day to day accounting, including accounts payable, accounts receivable and assisting with payroll. You must also act as a liaison between manageme...
Bookkeeper Job in San Diego, CA Accounting Principals is looking to fill a Temporary to Direct Hire Bookkeeper Job in San Diego, CA for one of our clients. This Bookkeeper opportunity requires a minimum of two years of bookkeeping experience. Responsibilities for this Bookkeeper job opportunity: - Prepare bank reconciliations on monthly basis - Prepare general journal entries - Assist in various a...
Bookkeeper needed for a construction company in the Queens Village area. Company is seeking an experienced bookkeeper for an immediate start opportunity. This is a temp-to-hire position paying around $18-$23 p/h. Ideal Candidates will be able to work independently, have 3-5 years of previous bookkeeping and will be able to handle a fast paced environment and have industry experience. PRIMARY RESPO...
Accounting Principals has a contract Bookkeeper job in Plano, TX. The client is looking for someone who has QuickBooks experience. You will be responsible for managing the AP and AR. We are seeking someone who is detailed oriented and can work in a fast paced environment. Responsibilities for the Cash Reconciliation Accountant job: • Manage AP and AR functions • Perform bank reconciliations (1 ban...
Accounting Principals is looking to hire a Bookkeeper in the Tampa, Florida. Responsibilities: Assist the finance and accounting departments by keeping the records of transactions organized. Reconcile and balance accounts. Verify, allocate and post details of business transactions to subsidiary accounts in journals or electronic files. Summarize details in separate ledgers and transfer data to the...
Accounting Principals is seeking a Contract Full Charge Bookkeeper for a property management company located in Nashville. This position requires a 4-5 month commitment. Candidates must have a minimum of 3-5 years of related experience to be considered for this opportunity. Responsibilities will include: -Bank reconciliation for several properties -Balance sheet reconciliation -Accounts Payable -J...
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BOOKKEEPER-Full Time Busy LI Real Estate office. Responsibilities incl bank recs, A/P, A/R, reports to clients. MDS software knowledge a plus. *****...
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Accounting Career Tools

Bookkeeper

Salaries

$21,008.00 - $54,080.00
Typical Salary for Bookkeeper
(1567 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
31.5%
Some College Coursework Completed
27.1%
Associates
21.3%
High School
10.9%
Certification
3.8%
Master's
2.8%
Vocational
2%
(991 Respondents)
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