SBW & Associates, PC is seeking to hire a full-time bookkeeper for their Powell office. If you are a cheerful individual that likes to complete a high volume of work on a regular basis and meet the position expectations posted below, please submit your resume and cover letter for review.
Operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information. Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes. Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations. Reconcile or note and report discrepancies found in records. Assist with preparation of client tax returns.
Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Verifies, allocates, and posts details of business transactions to accounts in journals or computer files from documents such as invoices, receipts, check stubs, and computer printouts.
- Summarizes details in separate ledgers or computer files and transfers data to general ledger.
- Reconciles and balances accounts.
- Compiles reports to show statistics such as receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, and other items pertinent to operation of business.
- Calculates employee wages from records or time cards and prepares checks for payment of wages.
- Prepares payroll, labor, withholding, Social Security, and other tax reports.
- Computes, types, and mails monthly statements to customers.
- Completes records to or through trial balance.
- Provide accurate and timely client financial statements and schedules for partner review and signature.
- Maintain monthly bookkeeping tickler list.
- Investigate monthly suspense items.
- Assist with client education regarding bookkeeping and payroll responsibilities and requirements.
- Assist with preparation of client tax returns.
- Support partners and participate in special projects, as directed.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Job Knowledge/Use of Technology- Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; keeps technical skills up to date.
Customer Service- Manages difficult or emotional client situations; responds promptly to client needs; solicits client feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.
Cooperation/Initiative- Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; readily offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; asks for help when needed.
Communication/Ethics- Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings; treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support- Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Personal Appearance- Dresses appropriately for position; keeps self well groomed.
Attendance/Punctuality- Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability- Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Quality/Quantity- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality; prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
Efficiency– Remains focused and demonstrates ability to remain billable at a minimum of 75% of the work week. The minimum of 75% includes hours worked within a 40-hour work week (mid-April – December). The ability to remain billable at a minimum of 80% is expected during tax season (January – mid-April). Hours in relation to PTO, CPE and non-billable work performed for the benefit of the firm are excluded from the calculation of the billable percentage.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 6 months – one (1) year related experience and/or training.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to clients, co-workers and partners.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of Spreadsheet and Tax/Accounting software.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met and are typically encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $17.00 - $24.00 per hour
- 401(k) Matching
- Disability Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Professional Development Assistance
- Referral Program
- Vision Insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Bonus Pay
- bookkeeping: 2 years (Preferred)
- Associate (Preferred)
- Powell, WY 82435 (Required)
- One location
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- People-oriented enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
- Adaptable/flexible enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
- Detail-oriented would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
- Waiting period may apply