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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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Company Confidential Saugus, MA, 01906
Busy North Shore MA auto dealership is looking for an experienced bookkeeper. Entering deals, internal RO's, payoffs, chasing titles, commissioning and payroll. Organized individual who can work independently and has performed all of these duties. ADP accounting a plus. Excellent pay and benefit package....
Bookkeeper or Services The Prairie Enthusiasts (TPE) is seeking a part-time Bookkeeper or Bookkeeping Service. The position will use our membership database to process cash receipts and enter reports into QuickBooks, which will also be used to process disbursements, and deposits. The position will work with staff at TPE's office located in Viroqua, WI. A strong background and experience in using Q...
We are a small family company of about 25 team members in the amusement industry that designs and builds attractions for customers around the globe. We are looking for an intelligent, trustworthy, part-time bookkeeper to work about 3 days per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday are best for about 20 to 24 hours total) to take care of various number crunching/entering/processing duties, and managin...
Quickbooks Bookkeeper Office Record Storage Company located in Worcester, Massachusetts (College Square area) looking for a full time Quickbooks Bookkeeper. Responsibilities include daily deposit processing, payables, day to day projects, answering phones, purchasing, and data entry. One year minimum Quickbooks experience a must! Health benefits and pension plan offered. Please APPLY NOW wit...
Bookkeeper - VAB Job Label:MAG_148573574D6 Data entry of sales finance contracts purchased. Posting customer payments accurately - Cash, ACH, electronic payments, etc. Accurate cash handling, including balancing, transaction sheets and daily bank deposits. Generate and distribute dealer proceeds Key General Journal entries. Record and deposit miscellaneous cash receipts Distribute titles a...
Company Confidential Boston, MA, 02127
ACCOUNTANT/BOOKKEEPER COMPANY DESCRIPTION Fast growing Boston technology firm. JOB DESCRIPTION Boston technology firm is seeking a full-time experienced Accountant to assist with our bookkeeping and general accounting needs. The ideal candidate will have proficient computer skills including a thorough understanding of Quickbooks and Microsoft Office. The successful candidate must be detail-ori...
Experienced Accountant / Bookkeeper Real estate investment firm seeks tenacious individual with 5+ years real estate bookkeeping or property accounting. Experience handling residential and commercial portfolios. Responsible for controlling all bookkeeping functions: accounts receivable, accounts payable, reconciling accounts as well as general ledger. Record invoices, payments, calculate monthly ...
Company Confidential San Antonio, TX, 78220
Job Requirements Duties include but are not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliation, general ledger, journal entries, payroll processing of 15+ employees, payroll taxes, month end close, processing AIA documents, construction contract management, job costing, financial statement preparation, and any other accounting or finance related duties, as needed. This is a fu...
Bookkeeper/Accountant for a community-based nonprofit organization located in Northern RI. Competitive salary based on education and experience. Ability to be flexible to work 30-40 hours per week as needed. Must have 5 to 8 years bookkeeping experience with a nonprofit organization or Bachelors degree in Accounting with 3 years experience. Previous experience with grant bookkeeping necessary. Mu...
FULL-CHARGE BOOKKEEPER/OFFICE MANAGER Job Summary Responsible for all bookkeeping functions related to Accounts Payable, Payroll, and General Accounting including maintenance of the accounting systems, adherence to established policies and procedures, review of documentation for appropriate authorization, timely notification of any problems or concerns and superior customer service. Job duties ...
Join our accounting\administrative team! Looking for a new challenge and ready for anything? We need help with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Job Cost, Timecard, Payroll, administrative tasks, excel, ms word, MAS200 accounting software. Full time and full benefits. Send your resume with salary requirement to ***** or fax to 301-516-7330....
Company Confidential Newport, RI, 02840
Newport company of 18 employees seeks an executive assistant/bookkeeper to handle bookkeeping, staff support and front-of-the-house interactions. Position may be part time or full, depending on candidates ability and needs and provides full benefits. Balance bank and credit card statements, handle all QuickBooks entry Manage all employee benefits Knowledge of Excel Assist outside accountant in...
Company Confidential Brooklyn, NY, 11201
Leading artists management and creative content agency with offices in New York, London and Paris seeks a Bookkeeper. This position is located in the Brooklyn office and has the potential to grow into a senior role within a year. Qualified candidates need 3-4 years of experience. DUTIES: Month end close Sales tax Artist AP/AR/Statements Special projects GL reconciliations...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Full Charge Bookkeeper in New York, NY. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Job Duties: Accounts payable and receivables Journal entries General ledger duties Ad hoc projects REQUIREMENTS: 2-10 years experience working for a CPA or business management firm Datafaction software is a plus Excellent written ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in New York, NY is seeking a Bookkeeper to join their team. Responsibilities for this position include: Enter and pay accounts payable (AP) invoices and process weekly check runs Enter accounts receivable (AR) payments Prepare and record journal entries Handle monthly journal entries GL, bank and payroll reconciliations Run trial balance Special projects as nee...
Accounting Principals is working with a small financial services firm on an direct-hire, full-time Bookkeeper job in Bloomington, MN. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in a bookkeeping roll and have excellent customer relations experience. The salary for this role is $16-20 per hour, depending on experience. Responsibilities of the Bookkeeper role in Bloomington, MN ...
An ADP Payroll Bookkeeper job at Accounting Principals is currently available in the greater Milwaukee, WI area. If you have at least 2 years of qualified work experience you might be the right candidate for this outstanding position. If you seek a temporary opportunity with a great work environment, leadership and ability to take on high level work, please continue reading. This is an excellent o...
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 currently seeking to recruit an individual to fill a Bookkeeper job in Chicago, IL! You must have at least three years’ experience as a Bookkeeper. You will be responsible for daily general accounting duties, as well as Office Management. You must also have recent QuickBooks experience! Responsibilities: Daily general accounting to include accounts payable and accounts receivable processi...
Bookkeeper job in Tulsa, OK Accounting Principals has a Bookkeeper job available in Tulsa, OK. This is a great opportunity in a business casual office for an individual with a mix of accounting and mortgage/real estate experience. The pay rate for this position is $16.00 to $20.00 per hour, depending on experience and education. The daily responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Cu...

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Bookkeeper

Salaries

$21,000.00 - $54,080.00
Typical Salary for Bookkeeper
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
31.4%
Some College Coursework Completed
27.1%
Associates
21.2%
High School
10.9%
Certification
3.8%
Master's
2.9%
Vocational
2%
(993 Respondents)
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