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Accounting Services: Bookkeeping


REPORTS TO: Director of Accounting Services

Who we are:

1-800Accountant serves the accounting needs of start-ups, entrepreneurs and small businesses by providing extraordinary service at an affordable price. Using the 1-800Accountant model, we build relationships based on integrity, responsiveness and solidarity, with the goal of making every client a client for life.  Located in Midtown Manhattan, our staff is a diverse team of seasoned and growing career accountants.

We have a lot of fun while accomplishing our goals!  From our annual boat cruise, and holiday party, to happy hours a stocked kitchen and lots of encouragement to continue your education, we are a collaborative well intended bunch who break the stigma of old school accounting firms!


The Role:

Our focus first and foremost is client satisfaction and  growing a top notch team. This person will be an individual contributor and will bring his/her bookkeeping talents to this evolving team.

We are expanding our Bookkeeping Services Department to accommodate the needs of our clients.  We support a growing number of small businesses across the US and pride ourselves on delivering the services they expect.  We are eager to hire a seasoned Bookkeeper who has experience managing multiple accounts and interacting in a team environment.

The ideal candidate, under limited supervision, will perform accounting services for a portfolio of clients while exhibiting excellent organizational and communication skills.  The appropriate candidate possess a proven track record with the ability to supervise others, while ensuring time sensitive deadlines are being met. 


The Ideal Candidate Has:

  • Six (6) or more years of experience in payroll, general ledger maintenance, basic financial statement preparation.
  • Knowledge of state and IRS payroll laws and basic financial statement structure.
  • Expert level abilities with QuickBooks, Excel and Word
  • Interest in working in a technology driven environment


Responsibilities Include:

  • Become familiar with the firm’s policies and procedures and services
  • Obtain a working knowledge of firm technology, e-mail, CRM, engagement software and our time management system.  
  • Identify internal controls, accounting methods and process improvements for clients.
  • Prepare budgets and other analyses for business clients.
  • Professionally represent the firm as a point of escalation


To excel in this role, our bookkeepers have proven written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. This position requires someone who has strong attention to detail and a strong sense of urgency in order to handle a variety of different projects at the same time. Prior public accounting experience is beneficial, a minimum of a four year degree in Accounting and have professional certification such as CPA, CMA and other applicable employment experience.


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