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Bookkeeper Job Description1 min read

September 8, 2019 < 1 min read


Bookkeeper Job Description1 min read

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Job Description

As a Bookkeeper, you will be responsible for the daily accounting duties and financial transactions. To succeed in this position, you need excellent analytical, problem-solving, time management and communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing bookkeeping tasks
  • Performing monthly, quarterly, and annual closing procedures
  • Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions
  • Communicating with banks
  • Overseeing payments and reporting to social security, tax authorities, etc.
  • Handling employees expenses and travel report reimbursements
  • Overseeing credit card activities and reconciliations
  • Performing general finance duties and ad-hoc special projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or equivalent
  • Bookkeeping Certificate
  • 3+ years of bookkeeping experience
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Highly organized and reliable with strong attention to detail
  • Must be comfortable working in a dynamic, growth-oriented environment
  • Strong verbal and written skills


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