Sample Assistant Bookkeeper Job Description

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We are a leading provider of high-quality, affordable and quality bookkeeping services to the financial institutions in our region. Our mission is to provide an exceptional customer experience by offering top-notch service that exceeds expectations for both our clients and their customers. As a company, we believe you can be confident with your work as well as have fun while doing it.


The assistant bookkeeper is responsible for the daily operations of a bookkeeping department. This includes: keeping books organized, maintaining accurate records and filing in all types of electronic systems; checking inventory levels to ensure accuracy when making changes or updating information as needed; cleaning office furniture/offices (eg, computers) with proper supplies. High school or equivalent (preferred) plus benefits package including medical insurance and dental insurance.

Detailed job duties include:

  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Maintains accurate records of all books in the office, including but not limited to: checking book inventory for accuracy; cleaning paper stock as needed; maintaining proper filing cabinets with appropriate supplies/materials.
  • Reviews invoices on an ongoing basis by reviewing receipts and other documents related to each bookkeeper's activities.
  • Adheres to company policies regarding employee safety and security procedures while performing job duties such that they are performed without direct supervision.


  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid vacations & holiday pay
  • Health saving account (HSA)
  • Retirement plan with company match for full time employees
  • Life insurance: flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Monthly bonus program
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