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Bookkeeper (Part-Time)

Smithfield, NC · Accounting/Finance
The purpose of the position of Bookkeeper is to properly post in a timely manner the accounting documents by following GAAP and company policies. Provide analysis of financial statements and support to Senior Management.
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Banking Activities: Record, make bank deposits and post payments to Customer’s Accounts Receivable using checks, credit cards and other applicable methods.
  • Invoicing: Calculate and process customers invoices and complete full invoicing cycles. Monitor and update A/R calendar as required.
  • Vendor Payments: Receive vendor invoices and verify that quantity received, price, and terms information agrees to purchase orders and receiving documents and then post to General Ledger.
  • Data Input: Update the General Ledger timely and correctly with documents supported by operation activity. Summarizes details in QB using job allocation
  • Verifies, allocates, and posts details of business transactions to accounts in Procas from documents such as, invoices, receipts, check stubs, and payroll ledger.
  • Payroll: Performs end to end payroll functions using Procas and Gusto. Verify accuracy and completeness of reports and payments quarterly to multi-state tax agencies.
  • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports.
  • Filing System: Maintain an efficient and effective filing system of accounting documents to facilitate timely document retrieval. Setup and maintain all accounting, A/R and A/P Files.
  • Process General Journal Entries, reconcile and balance accounts and bookkeeping throughout financial statements. Completes records to or through trial balance.
  • Compiles reports to show statistics such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, and other items pertinent to operation of business. Works closely with Senior Management on a day-to-day basis to provide support and analysis.
  • Coordinates travel arrangements and manages expense reports.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Design - Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Technical Skills - Shares expertise with others.
  • Customer Service - Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.
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:                                                     
Five years’ Bookkeeping experience OR Associates Degree in Accounting and two years’ experience performing Bookkeeping and payroll activities.
Basic Theory of Accounting Principles (Debits/Credits)         
LANGUAGE SKILLS:                                             
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 customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY:  Desire to find every penny                                             
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.
COMPUTER SKILLS:  Accounting software & Spreadsheet experience & ability to use adding machine               
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting software, Contact Management systems; Internet software; Inventory software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Confidentiality a must
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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