Bookkeeper Job Description


We are a small accounting firm seeking a resourceful part-time bookkeeper. Avoid the traffic and work at home! This role will allow you to do it! Be part of a virtual team that talks to each other each day remotely.

Hours: 15 – 20 hours per month. We anticipate going to 80 hours per month.

Benefits: None

Must have extensive knowledge of QuickBooks (Online version), Xero and Wave. Bookkeeper will be fully responsible for the full-cycle of accounting duties including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing and month end closing, including bank reconciliations and monitoring cash flow.

Accounting Responsibilities:

Full-cycle Accounts Payable

  • Payables entry, using extensive GL and classes

  • Check runs, ACH & direct deposit including payroll

  • 1099s

Accounts Receivable

  • Match invoices with payments (cash/checks/stock/EFT/merchant services)

  • Team reports;

  • Sales and budget vs actual, ad hoc as needed

Payroll Processing

  • Report & process payroll

  • Post payroll journal entries

  • Manage deductions

  • Annual W2 mailout

  • Withholding management and filings

Sales & Use Tax

  • Process quarterly sales and use tax returns

Month-End Close

  • Month end reporting to CFO

  • Budget to actual review

Year-End Activities

  • Process annual 1099s

  • Annual Workers Comp audit

  • Audit support


  • Advanced QuickBooks Online, Xero and Wave knowledge required.

  • Other software experience preferred – Hub Doc,, Float.

  • Self Motivated and highly organized individual.

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook) and general comfort level with computer software.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Able to meet deadlines.

  • Able to manage competing priorities.

  • Able to work independently and make well-reasoned decisions.

  • Able to learn and follow processes and procedures.

  • Initiative to resolve problems, recommend improvements, and implement solutions.

  • Relates well to all kinds of people and comfortably builds strong relationships with racially, culturally, and economically diverse stakeholders.

  • Highly collaborative working style.

  • Positive, friendly, team-oriented attitude.

  • Able to maintain and protect confidential information.

Qualifications/ Education

  • *High school diploma.

  • 3+ years of experience in the field or in a related field.

  • Familiarity with accounting programs and software.

  • Basic understanding of principles of finance, bookkeeping and accounting.

  • 2 years of QuickBooks Online experience is a must.


Location: Remote and available M-Th
Job Type: Contractor
Salary: $15 – $20 hourly
Benefits: None