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WHO IS A BOOKKEEPER ?

Bookkeepers oversee a company’s financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations. They perform daily accounting tasks such as monthly financial reporting, general ledger entries, and record payments and adjustments. A Bookkeeper is responsible for recording and maintaining a business’ financial transactions, such as purchases, expenses, sales revenue, invoices, and payments. The bookkeeper will record financial data into general ledgers, which are used to produce the balance sheet and income statement.

DUTIES:
  • Record day to day financial transactions and complete the posting process.
  • Reconcile sales taxes, payroll taxes, and bank accounts at the end of each month.
  • Monitor financial transactions and reports.
  • Process accounts receivable and payable.
  • Process checks.
  • Maintain the trial balance, by a reconciliation of general ledgers 
  • Work with an accountant when necessary.
  • Handle monthly payroll using accounting software.
 
REQUIREMENT:
  • Associate’s degree in accounting or business administration. Excellent knowledge of general accounting principles.
  • High school diploma.
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping software.
  • At least two years bookkeeping experience, preferably within a business-services environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Experience with accounting software such as Xerox, QuickBooks, or MYOB.
  • Able to prepare, review and understand a financial statement.
 
SUMMARY

A bookkeeper is responsible for recording and maintaining a company’s daily financial transactions. They also prepare reports for the managers and trial balances to assist the accountants. A bookkeeper may also help you run payroll, collect debts, generate invoices and make payments

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