Full Charge Bookkeeper

Accountemps - Westport, CT (30+ days ago)4.0

You'll find that the opening at Accountemps for a Full Charge Bookkeeper is an excellent opportunity. If you excel at multitasking, communication, organization, and time management, this opportunity with the potential for growth could be 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 Westport, Connecticut, the Full Charge Bookkeeper role is a long term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity.

What you get to do every day

  • Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable; handling collections as needed
  • Overseeing work of accounting clerks and entry-level bookkeepers
  • Handling bank and general ledger reconciliations, as well as payroll processing
  • Putting together the trial balance and financial statements, including balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement
  • Ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Retaining historical records through the accurate filing of documents
  • Tracking fixed assets to produce depreciation schedules
  • Studying and implementing federal, state, and local legal requirements, filing reports, and communicating with management on needed actions - Proficient in accrual and cash basis of accounting
  • Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports
  • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures
  • Background in payroll preferred
  • Foundational knowledge in payroll
  • Solid understanding of full charge bookkeeping
  • Strong familiarity with accounts payable
  • Command of QuickBooks
  • Capable of working independently with minimal oversight
  • 3 or more years of experience in the bookkeeping field
  • Earlier work involving Excel and Peachtree
  • Ability to multitask and communicate effectively with individuals of all backgrounds
  • High school diploma or equivalent, AA degree or higher in Accounting or Business preferred
  • Highly organized and self-motivated