Accounting Book Keeper in United States

at a Confidential Company

Engineering / Technology
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Summary:

Incumbents are to document and verify every financial transaction; They are thus to help keep a financial ‘paper trail’. Incumbents must ensure records are fully maintained and updated, ready for audit purposes and help facilitate the process of filing annual
account statements and reports. The role can be diverse as Incumbents may also get involved in preparing VAT returns and completing and submitting tax returns.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Keeping accurate financial records of salaries, receipts and payments.

* Balancing accounts (often known as 'double entry bookkeeping').

* Ensuring there is a clear record of financial transactions (income and expenditure) in accordance with organisational and tax authority requirements.

* Preparing statements, showing the company or department's income and outgoings

* Preparing wage packets and processing expense claims

* Banking money and checking and verifying bank transactions

* Issuing and balancing petty cash

* Completing VAT returns, tax and National Insurance paperwork, submitting Company payments and forms

* Helping to prepare final accounts, such as profit and loss accounts and balance sheets

Skills and Abilities:

* Computer literate and good numerical skills

* Good verbal and written communication skills

* Organised and methodical approach to record keeping and reporting

* Attention to detail

* Honesty and discretion when handling confidential financial information

* Self motivated but equally work well in a team setting

* Enjoy solving problems

Knowledge and Experience:

* Adequate knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.

* Processing invoices and reconciling accounts, in line with your Company’s credit policies

* Maintaining accounting ledger systems

* Legislation and regulation of financial accounts being administered, including the statutory form of financial statements and disclosure requirements

* Handles effectively all Records required for internal audits

Education and Qualifications;

* OND Degree in a related field with at least 3 years experience in a similar role.


* HND or Bachelors Degree in a related field with at least 1 year experience in a similar role.

* Adequate understanding of numbers and the ability to communicate with verbally and in a written format, so English and maths are important.

* General office administrative, retail banking, accounting, payroll or billing experience can be a good route in.
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