Full Charge Bookkeeper Job Description

What is a Full Charge Bookkeeper?

As a Full Charge Bookkeeper, you will handle all the accounting needs of the organization including preparation of financial statements and quarterly and annual statements. You will use accounting and bookkeeping software to stay organized. You will report directly to the owner of the organization and will engage outside CPA firm to prepare financial statements and tax returns as needed.

The ideal candidate will have a GED or H.S. diploma and have a Certified Bookkeeper designation with at least one year of supervisory experience. You will have at least 5 years of experience in a bookkeeping role and advanced accounting and bookkeeping software experience. You will have an aptitude for business and be detail oriented and have experience with financial statements and tax returns.

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Job Overview

XYZ Inc. is a leading company in our industry in the region. We're proud of our 4.2 Glassdoor rating from our employees. We're now hiring a Full Charge Bookkeeper to help us keep growing. If you're excited to be part of a winning team, XYZ Inc. is a perfect place to get ahead. You'll be glad you applied to XYZ Inc.

Responsibilities for Full Charge Bookkeeper

  • Responsible for full cycle accounting duties
  • Code and enter vendor expense invoices
  • Accounts payable
  • Process accounts receivable and invoice clients and customers
  • Prepare bank deposits
  • Ensure accuracy in general ledger
  • Process employee time sheets and payroll
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly tax returns

Qualifications for Full Charge Bookkeeper

  • Associate's degree in accounting or related field, preferred
  • Certified Bookkeeper designation, preferred
  • 1+ year of supervisory experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a bookkeeping role
  • Advanced accounting and bookkeeping software experience
  • Aptitude for business
  • Detail oriented
  • Must be comfortable meeting tight deadlines
  • Experience with financial statements and tax returns

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