Bookkeeper

Category: Accounting / Finance Roles

Bookkeeper Job Responsibilities:
A Bookkeeper maintains records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions; ensure legal requirements compliance.

Bookkeeper Job Duties:

  • Develops system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts; defining bookkeeping policies and procedures
  • Maintains subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions
  • Balances subsidiary accounts by reconciling entries
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary account summaries
  • Balances general ledger by preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents
  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Bookkeeper Skills and Qualifications:

  • Developing Standards
  • Analyzing Information
  • Dealing with Complexity
  • Reporting Research Results
  • Data Entry Skills, Accounting
  • SFAS Rules
  • Attention to Detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Thoroughness