book keeper

The bookkeeper position creates financial transactions and generates reports from that information. The creation of financial transactions includes posting information to accounting journals or accounting software from such source documents as invoices to customers, cash receipts, and supplier invoices. The bookkeeper also reconciles accounts to ensure their accuracy.

Principal Accountabilities:
– Purchase supplies and equipment as authorized by management
– Monitor office supply levels and reorder as necessary
– Tag and monitor fixed assets
– Pay supplier invoices in a timely manner
– Take all reasonable discounts on supplier invoices
– Pay any debt as it comes due for payment
– Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
– Issue invoices to customers
– Collect sales taxes from customers and remit them to the government
– Ensure that receivables are collected promptly
– Record cash receipts and make bank deposits
– Conduct a monthly reconciliation of every bank account
– Conduct periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy
– Maintain the petty cash fund
– Issue financial statements
РProvide information to the external accountant who creates the company’s financial statements
– Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit
– Calculate and issue financial analysis of the financial statements
– Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
– Maintain the chart of accounts
– Maintain the annual budget
– Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
– Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements
– Process payroll in a timely manner
– Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested
– Follow accounting policies and procedures

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