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Bookkeepers are responsible for maintaining accurate financial records for businesses. They record financial transactions, reconcile accounts, and create financial statements to ensure that a business's financial records are up-to-date and accurate. Bookkeepers also manage accounts payable and receivable, process payroll, and generate reports that help business owners understand their financial performance.
Many business owners struggle to keep up with their bookkeeping tasks while also running their business. This can lead to missed transactions, errors, and inaccuracies, which can have a significant impact on a business's financial health.
Outsourcing bookkeeping services to a third-party provider frees up time and resources for businesses to focus on growing their business. Bookkeeping service providers have the expertise to manage financial transactions, generate reports, and ensure accurate financial records.
Qualifications for Bookkeeper
Bookkeeper roles can be categorized by years of working experience:
Less than 2 years of bookkeeping experience, supervised. Tasks completed could include processing purchases, sales, receipts and payments, record keeping and accounts payable or receivable duties.
2-4 years of bookkeeping experience. Tasks completed could include bank reconciliations, payroll processing and maintaining entitlements and employee records, general ledger and journal entries and checking financial records for accuracy and completeness.
4+ years of experience in bookkeeping. Tasks completed could include training junior bookkeepers, generating taxable payment reports and preparing or presenting monthly management and accounting reports to senior management or accountants.
Tools and Systems Bookkeepers Use
Bookkeepers often rely on software that is universally used across the accounting industry. Examples include:
Sample Bookkeeper Profiles
Record financial transactions in accounting software
Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
Reconcile bank statements and credit card transactions
Generate financial reports for management
Maintain accurate financial records and ensure they are up-to-date
Prepare and file taxes and other financial documents
Communicate with clients, vendors, and colleagues as needed
Assist with other financial tasks as needed
Intermediate Book Keeper
2+ years of experience in bookkeeping or accounting