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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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Boutique, elegant business office seeks professional Bookkeeper with recent Peachtree experience. Duties include bank reconciliations, spreadsheet preparation, bill paying, record keeping( K-1 forms, etc). Office handles investment and property management. Must have experience with Excel and Peachtree accounting software. Degree Preferred. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00- 5:00. Full bene...
Our client is looking for an individual for a contract to hire Bookkeeper job in Chicago, IL. You must have previous experience in the property management or real estate field. You must also have experience with general bookkeeping and experience with MRI accounting software. Bookkeeper Job Responsibilities: Process accounts payable as well as obtain proper approval Manage weekly check run Pre...
We are looking for a Bookkeeper part-time (about 30 hours a week) that has QuickBooks experience. The job will consist of data entry into QuickBooks, light accounts payable, lights accounts receivables, bank reconciliations, and intermediate use of Microsoft Excel. The requirements for the Bookkeeper position include: - Quick Data Entry speed - Intermediate MS Excel - QuickBooks experience req...
We are currently seeking to recruit an individual to fill a Part-time Bookkeeper job in Chicago, IL! You must have at least one year experience as a Bookkeeper. You will be responsible for daily general accounting duties. You must also have recent QuickBooks experience! Responsibilities: Gathering daily reports and entering into QuickBooks Weekly and Monthly reconcile of bank accounts Manage m...
Bookkeeper Job in North San Diego, CA Accounting Principals is looking to fill a Temp-to-Hire Bookkeeper Job in North San Diego County with a growing energy company. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of bookkeeping experience. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOOKKEEPER JOB IN NORTH SAN DIEGO • Performs everyday duties in accounts payable and receivable. • Calculates and verifies ...
Bookkeeper Job in San Diego County, 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 and office management experience. This opportunity is paying up to $17/hr. Responsibilities for this Bookkeeper job opportunity: - Prepare bank reconciliations...
Exciting professional services firm in downtown Chicago has a position available for a well-rounded Accountant to join their team. Working in a small team under the direction of the CFO, this person will work independently and manage accounting duties. This Accountant position is a full-time permanent job located in Chicago offering a casual and comfortable environment with a full benefits packag...
Chicago (Downtown Chicago) - Part-Time Bookkeeper w/ QuickBooks - 3 days per week - $20.00 per hour… Our client, a mid-sized Chicago law firm, has an immediate opening for a part-time Bookkeeper with QuickBooks experience. You will work 3 days per week (M-W-F ) for a total of approximately 20 hours per week. The job duties will include: Processing all accounts receivable and accounts payable a...
Arc Knox County has an immed. opening for F.C. Bookkeeper for local non-profit. Prepare monthly fin. statements for $2mil./yr. agency. Exp. req., Exp. w/ Solomon software pref. Salary mid-30’s. Email resume to ***** or apply in person at 3000 N Central Street 37917....
Family Owned Landscape Company Seeking Qualified individual for Accounting Administrative Assistant with a strong attention to details and proficient with general accounting. Job Duties to include Accounts Payable, Payroll, Human Resources. Assist in Accounts Receivable activities to include proposals, work orders, invoicing and phone calls. Requirements: Minimum of 5 years of experience in accoun...
EXPERIENCED BOOKKEEPER FOR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Northwest suburban Property Management Company is seeking an experienced and motivated bookkeeper. The perfect candidate is proactive, detail-oriented & self-disciplined who will bring his or her professional experience to build upon and complement those of a highly successful and growing company. Candidate must have experience and training with Yar...
Experienced bookkeeper wanted to assist in data entries and purchase orders for manufacturing company. Hours are flexible. Applicant must have ability to organize, prioritize and use time efficiently....
FULL-CHARGE BOOKKEEPER We are a construction company located in San Jose, CA. We have been in business for over 10 years. EXPERIENCE including but not limited to: * Cash Flow management, Cash Flow Reports * A/P, A/R, Collections, Payroll and Bank Reconciliation * Construction account and job coding, progress billings and change orders * Certificates of Insurance, Liens and Subcontractor comp...
Responsibilities: · *Assist with accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions including data entry, cash receipts, and cash *disbursements · *Prepare detailed trial balances of client accounts including adjusting journal entries · *Prepare reconciliations of balance sheet accounts · *Prepare reconciliations of income statement accounts, such as payroll, payroll taxes, rents, professio...
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General Engineering Construction Co. in Los Gatos is looking for a great bookkeeper to complete our team. We have a fast paced office environment and expect the right person to be a fast learner. The right applicant will have at least two years of experience as a construction bookkeeper and have acquired skills/experience including: - Accounts Receivable - Accounts Payable and payroll. - Process...
Bookkeeper We are looking for a full time bookkeeper. Excellent work environment and benefits. Please submit resume and application to: Flynn VW Audi BMW 600 Merrill Rd. Pittsfield, Ma. 01201...
BOOKKEEPER WANTED Full-Time, Experience Preferred. Apply in Person at: Cashman Nursery 3400 E Main Ave, Bismarck...
Bookkeeper -Retail store seeking bookkeeper for PT position. 15-20 hrs./wk. Proficiency with Excel, Word, Quicken, Great Plains GL, ADP, CounterPoint & Squirrel POS systems, strongly preferred, but not required. Reply to: ***** Posting provided by:...
Job Description At Panda, we all share a common mission: "Deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives." We invest in our people because great people run great operations that will exceed our guests' expectations. Talk to any of our associates and you will experience a culture dedicated to its mission and our five fundame...
Bookkeeper/Accountant A rare opportunity is becoming available for an experienced bookkeeper and accountant in Springfield, IL. Due to the impending retirement of an 18-year veteran staff member, a private agency operating under the Illinois Supreme Court seeks to fill the position of Bookkeeper/Accountant to manage the day-to-day financial operations of the agency. The agency is staffed by 16 em...

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