Robert Half Full Charge Bookkeeper in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
We are in search of a determined Full Charge Bookkeeper for our client. The Full Charge Bookkeeper will control payroll, bank reconciliations, journal entries, month-end close, cash flow, financial statement preparation, audit, and full cycle A/P. The Full Charge Bookkeeper might also be allowed to lead the clerical staff. You might be a qualified candidate for this Bookkeeper role if you are a self-driven and organized accounting professional who thrives in a deadline-driven environment with minimal supervision. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area.
What you get to do every day
Frequent client interaction dealing with Invoicing, Billing and Accounts Receivable
Assemble cash account journal entries including loans, taxes, bank fees, 401(k) deductions, etc.
Manage sales tax records and create and file quarterly payments
Work on special projects occasionally
Handle monthly accounting close
Clarify business license and gross receipts
Produce monthly reconciliations, financial statements and all supporting documents
Record budget transfers
Organize subcontractor 1099's, and any other IRS year-end requirement
Keep Accounts Payable up to date
Proficient in credit card management and reconciliation
Draw up cash flow projections, as needed
Requirements - Excellent analytical, organizational, and vendor management skills
Accounts Payable (AP) experience preferred
Billing experience preferred
Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business-related field preferred
Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines
Strong organization skills
Remarkable accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
5+ years of related experience
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