Robert Half Accountemps Full Charge Bookkeeper in Tacoma, Washington

Accountemps is actively searching for a Full Charge Bookkeeper. If you multitask effectively and have strong communication, organizational, and time-management skills, this opportunity with growth potential could be a great match for you! In this position, you will prepare financial statements; establish and maintain the accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives of the organization; and handle all other general accounting and bookkeeping functions. This long term temporary-to-fulltime Full Charge Bookkeeper opportunity is based in Lacey, Washington.

Major responsibilities

  • Handling bank and general ledger reconciliations, as well as payroll processing

  • Studying and adhering to federal, state, and local legal requirements, filing reports, and detailing needed actions to management

  • Tracking fixed assets and preparing depreciation schedules

  • Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable; handling collections as needed

  • Preparing the trial balance and financial statements, including, but not limited to, balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows

  • Maintaining historical records by filing documents

  • Overseeing work of accounting clerks and entry-level bookkeepers

  • Ensuring monthly, quarterly and year end close happens accurately and on time

  • Previous work involving Excel, QuickBooks, and large ERP systems

  • Corporate tax experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of full charge bookkeeping

  • Strong familiarity with individual taxes

  • Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast paced and challenging environment

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

  • 3+ years of experience in the bookkeeping field

  • Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner

  • Knowledgeable of accrual and cash basis of accounting

  • Payroll experience preferred

  • Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skill sets

  • High school diploma or equivalent, AA degree or higher in Accounting or Business preferred

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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