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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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Job Title Bookkeeper Reports To Controller Scope of Supervision Maintain Accounts and Customer Accounting relations through collaboration with Customer, Sales Department, Accounting Software, and Procurement/Logistics Department. Maintain Employee Payroll Files and Employee Relations. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES List in order of priority the major activities or objectives necessary to achieve...
Our large national healthcare client has a job opening for a part-time Bookkeeper in San Francisco, CA! In a joint venture, the California Integrated Data Exchange (Cal INDEX) announced plans to develop a statewide, next-generation health information exchange (HIE). This comprehensive collection of electronic patient records will include clinical data from healthcare providers and health insurers...
Bookkeeper Full charge for not for profit. 3+ yrs experience in QuickBooks. POS, Inventory, MS office, and audit exp pref. Resume, cover letter & salary history to ***** Reference Code:100421886702...
Company Confidential Sarasota, FL, 34240
IF YOU ASPIRE TO MAKE A CAREER OUT OF YOUR JOB AND JOIN A GROUP OF PROFESSIONAL TEAM PLAYERS, LOOK NO FURTHER! A growing multi-million dollar construction firm with over 25 years of experience is looking for a Bookkeeper/Contract Administrator to join our team in Sarasota Florida. This position requires a self motivated individual with the ability to prioritize and multi-task. Our ideal candidat...
COMPANY DESCRIPTION Chesapeake NetCraftsmen is a consulting company dedicated to doing quality work and continuously improving. Our experienced staff has consulting and training expertise in high-end routing, network design, switching, collaboration, QoS, network management, network security, IP multicast, technical courseware development, and other related areas. Our vision is to be nationally ...
A small elevator consulting firm located in Hackensack NJ is looking for someone with experience with office management, accounting, reception, and human resources. The primary focus of this position will be assisting our accounting Department. We offer a competitive salary (based on specific qualifications and experience) with many other benefits such as paid holidays, vacation time and personal...
Title Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant / Public Accounting – Pompano Beach, Florida About the Position: Established Certified Public Accounting Practice is seeking ExperiencedBookkeeper/Staff Accountant to work with our business clients. Qualified Individual will be responsible for performing bookkeeping services and preparation of accounting work papers. Qualified Individual will be able to assist ...
Full Charge Bookkeeper Job in Denver, CO If you are interested in this or other Accounts Payable job opportunities from Accounting Principals please send your resume directly to ***** Accounting Principals is looking to fill a full time Full Charge Bookkeeper job in Denver, CO. Only candidates with recent bookkeeping experience will be considered for this position...
Bookkeeper job in Tulsa, OK Accounting Principals has a Bookkeeper job in Tulsa, OK. The pay rate for this position is $15.00 to $17.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. The daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable Payroll for over 30 employees Qualifications for the Bookkeeper job include: 3+ years related experience Knowl...
Title: Part-Time Bookkeeper in Secaucus, New Jersey Summary: We have an immediate temp to permanent job offering for a growing company in Secaucus, NJ with an immediate hiring need for a part-time Bookkeeper. This role offers great flexibility for a professional who is seeking work/life balance, as they are looking to hire someone for 25 hours per week. The Part-Time Bookkeeper Job Duties and ...
At Accounting Principals, we realize that the only way we can be successful is to help you reach your professionals goals. We know your career is among the most important things in your life. And, we have an exciting opportunity that we’d like to share with you to help you to take that next step. Accounting Principals, specializing in the placement of accounting and financial professionals, is c...
Accounting Principals is currently working on a Bookkeeper job opportunity in Chester, NJ. This position does require pervious experience in Bookkeeping including Accounts Payable and Receivable along with proficiency in QuickBooks software. This open ended temporary job opportunity will be on going until a permanent hire is made, and as such they are looking for someone with immediate availabilit...
Accounting Principals, specializing in the placement of accounting and finance professionals, has a Full Charge Bookkeeper job in Seattle, WA available. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least 3 years of bookkeeping experience and 2+ years of office manager experience. Also, this is a small, family-owned business so you will need to be organized and proactive. You will free p...
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...
Our client is a local CPA firm that is currently expanding their staff. We are conducting a job search for a Bookkeeper on their behalf. This person will be responsible for the following. At least 5 years experience in recent public accounting performing the following functions: QuickBooks data entry Entering checks , reconciling, and/or making adjustments to the client’s accountants’ copy. Cr...
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 from POS system and entering into QuickBooks Weekly Flash Reports and Analysis Week...
Bookkeeper job in Parsippany, NJ Accounting Principals is recruiting for a Bookkeeper for our client in the Parsippany, NJ area. The key responsibilities of this position include: General Ledger maintenance Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable Payroll Skills and Requirements: Associates Degree Strong written and verbal communication skills Detail oriented Please apply TODAY with your re...
Company Confidential Troy, MI, 48084
Job Purpose: Maintains records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions. Duties: * Maintains subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions. * Balances subsidiary accounts by reconciling entries. * Reconciles monthly bank statements * Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary account summaries. * Balances general ledger by pr...
A Full Charge Bookkeeper job in Albuquerque, NM, is currently available through Accounting Principals. To be considered for this position, you must be experienced with the full cycle of accounting duties. You will work for a company that has been named one of New Mexico’s “Best Places to Work”! Pay for this temp-to-hire opportunity is between $40,000 and $45,000 per year. Full Charge Bookkeeper J...
Accounting Principals is currently working on a Bookkeeper job opportunity in Pine Brook, NJ. This position is a temporary role, covering for a leave and will last approximately until the end of the year. Our client is currently requiring someone with 5+ years experience in bookkeeping and experience with either Timberline or Sage softwares. Additionally expereince in processing payroll in the pas...

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Bookkeeper

Salaries

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

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