Bookkeeper


Salary:

$18.00 to $22.00 per hour

Location:

Alexandria, VA

Date Posted:

April 12, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

04510-9501891063

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Accountemps is actively looking for Bookkeepers. Do you multitask effectively and have exceptional communication, organizational, and time-management skills? Then this opportunity and its potential for growth could be perfect for you! In this position, you will prepare financial statements; establish and maintain the accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives of the organization; and handle all other general accounting and bookkeeping functions. Based in Alexandria, Virginia, the Bookkeeper role is a short-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity.

How you will make an impact

- Overseeing accounting clerks and entry-level bookkeepers

- Putting together the trial balance and financial statements, including balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement

- Completing bank and general ledger reconciliations; processing payroll

- Preparing depreciation schedules by tracking fixed assets

- Studying and implementing federal, state, and local legal requirements, filing reports, and communicating with management on needed actions

- Preserving historical records through accurate filing of documents

- Completing monthly, quarterly, and year end close, on time and in an accurate manner

- Handling processing tasks for accounts payable and accounts receivable, including collections
Requirements
- 2+ years of bookkeeping experience

- Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports

- Solid understanding of QuickBooks Online

- Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

- Experience with payroll preferred

- High school diploma or comparable diploma with an AA degree or higher in Accounting or Business preferred

- Capable of working independently with minimal oversight

- Ability to multitask and attention to detail are critical

- Knowledgeable of accrual and cash basis of accounting

- Prior experience with Excel and Peachtree

- Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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