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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Busy construction and service company needs experienced bookkeeper. Auick books required as well as excellent customer service skills. Send resume to: *****...
Bookkeeper Needed. Position requires experience in accounting to include: accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll, cash handling, income statements and bank reconciliation. Organizational skills are a must. Must be good with computers and people. Please send resume with salary requirements to: *****....
A.V. Rated Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law Firm in West Palm Beach looking for Full Time Bookkeeper. Experience with A/P, A/R, General Ledger, Preparation of Financial Statements required. PI Law Firm background – preferable. Must have experience with QuickBooks and Excel. Client Profiles software a plus. Excellent salary and benefit package available....
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS POSITION IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A STRONG UNDERSTANDING OF QUICKBOOKS!! Chucks Parking Services is one of the oldest and well known Valet Parking companies in Los Angeles. We are seeking full time Bookkeeper/Office Manager. Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following: - Bookkeeping: - AP/AR - Bank Reconciliation - Financial Statements - G...
Friedman LLP, a prestigious Public Accounting Firm in the tri-state area is assisting a growing engineering firm located in Manhattan in their search for a Full Charge Bookkeeper. The candidate will have 5+ years of experience and will report directly to the Owner. The ideal candidate will have strong accounting skills and be able to help make strategic decisions across the organization. Job Respo...
Our company is expanding and we are looking for an experienced Construction Accountant or Bookkeeper. The Construction Accountant/Bookkeeper would be responsible for all aspects of Accounting and Reporting as it relates to development and construction projects. Must have understanding of Development and Construction processes or experience in these fields. Lastly, would be beneficial if fluent in...
Bookkeeper Company: The Episcopal Church in Hawaiʻi Location: Honolulu, HI 96813 Industry: Nonprofit organization Status: Full-time non-exempt REPORTS TO: Office Manager / Property Manager DESCRIPTION: The Bookkeeper performs general accounting duties, maintains complete records of financial transactions, keeps track of accounts, and verifies the accuracy of procedures used for recording financial...
Our client, an international corporate boutique law firm, is looking to add a Bookkeeper/Receptionist to their team. Qualified candidates must have 2+ years of experience working as a bookkeeper. Must have experience with accounts payable and reconciliations. Will be responsible for covering the reception desk when needed and some payroll....
Company Confidential New York City, NY, 10018
JUNIOR FULL TIME BOOKKEEPER / AP CLERK A NYC Based Fashion Company is seeking a Junior Full Time Bookkeeper/AP Clerk. RESPONSIBILITIES: _ Account payable functions including monitoring, processing and coding all invoices from vendors. _ Maintain a log of all incoming Production/Design PO's, handle check requests and ensure that they are appropriately approved _ Maintain accounts payable files; gen...
Real Estate business owner seeks personal assistant/ bookkeeper with strong computer skills to handle the bookkeeping and administrative aspects of several businesses and their household. Admin/Personal Assistant- The assistant will maintain appointments and meeting schedule, and ensure accurate and timely submission of requests for expense reimbursement, oversee business and travel arrangements,...
Title: Full Charge Bookkeeper/Accounting Specialist Overview: Specific responsibilities of the Full Charge Bookkeeper will include posting journal entries, general ledger maintenance, accounts payable, bank reconciliations, account analysis, and processing payroll for all employees. Desired Qualifications: Qualified Full Charge Bookkeeper candidates must have 4+ years of related bookkeeping experi...
Randstad is currently seeking an all around Bookkeeper for a large accounting firm in Louisville. Ideal candidate will perform full charge bookkeeping services for approximately 20 clients while meeting client deadlines and procedures. Candidate will travel to client sites as needed to handle their needs. Candidate will handle the preparation of financial statements from clients accounting records...
Company Confidential Flushing, NY, 11367
GrowingReal estate investment firm seeking fulltime bookkeeper in Queens office Great opportunity for growth with the company Responsibilities 1) Quickbook 2) Monthly Financial reports 3) Ledger Reports 4) Profit / Loss Reports 5) Day to day transactions 6) preferably has some real estate knowledge 7) Monthly Bank Reconciliations 8) Researches accounts payable and accounts receivable issues as nee...
Local CPA Firm seeks exp BookKeeper. Requires general ledger, monthly reconciliations, payroll & working knowledge of QuickBooks & MS Excel. Send Resumes to: Box c/o 5001 Statesville Record & Landmark 222 E Broad St. Statesville, NC 28677...
We are a growing company looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our team! In this position, the Office Manager/Bookkeeper will support TrialNetworks in a number of important areas such as accounts payable, accounts receivable and office management. This is an exciting opportunity to work at an entrepreneurial company with an experienced, motivated and talented team. There are...
Company Confidential Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 33410
Fast-paced, high volume real estate office, is hiring for a full time Bookkeeper to handle a variety of accounting duties for our Corporate Accounting Department in Palm Beach Gardens. Duties may include: Bank reconciliations for multiple companies and bank accounts utilizing several accounting systems Commission payments Coding and entering accounts payable Processing annual 1099's for multiple c...
Company Confidential Farmington, MI, 48334
Privately owned development/building company located in Farmington Hills, MI has an immediate need for an accountant/bookkeeper to handle day to day accounting and office management. We are looking for an individual to manage the day to day accounting activity of our home sales operation. An ideal candidate would have experience with job costing/inventory management using quickbooks as well as pay...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in the Andover, MA area is seeking a Bookkeeper on a temporary basis. Responsibilities for the role include: Prepares month end journal entries. On an annual basis, reviews standard entries for accuracy and continued relevance Records cash activity in Bank Book module of accounting software, generates and posts entries to G/L Identify and obtain reports needed to compl...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is assisting a Tampa, Florida (FL) client in the search for a qualified Bookkeeper / Accountant for a future need. Duties will include: Journal entries Generation of financial reports Month-end close functions A/P and A/R functions Bank reconciliations Miscellaneous duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 3+ years of experience in general-ledger functions is required A Ba...
Harper Associates has been retained for this exclusive search. Our client, a private family office, handles investment and property management, day-to-day accounting and payroll activities, and management of legal affairs, and philanthropic endeavors. Seeking a seasoned professional Bookkeeper with exceptional accounting and analytical skills. Duties include bank reconciliations, spreadsheet prepa...

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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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