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Bookkeeper job description example

We are looking for a skilled bookkeeper to join our team! As a Bookkeeper, you will be responsible for recording all financial transactions, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments.

Your job will include regular posting of information to accounting journals/software and reconciling accounts to ensure their accuracy.

Bookkeeper duties and responsibilities

  • Record day to day financial transactions
  • Complete the posting process
  • Enter data, maintain records and lunch reports and financial statements
  • Verify that transactions are recorded in the correct daybook, suppliers ledger, customer ledger, general ledger and other ledgers
  • Complete all the tax forms
  • Bring all the books to the trial balance stage
  • Process accounts receivable/payable and accurately handle payroll in a timely manner

Bookkeeper requirements and qualifications

  • X years of experience as a Bookkeeper
  • Good understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software
  • Ability to calculate, post and manage accounting and finance records
  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills

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