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Bookkeeper - CPA Firm in Homewood, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Homewood, AL
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Title: Bookkeeper
Location: Birmingham, AL (Homewood area)
Annual Salary: $35,000 - $40,000

About the Bookkeeper position: Vaco has been engaged to identify a Bookkeeper for a mid-sized company, headquartered in Birmingham. The Bookkeeper will report to the president and owner and will perform general accounting and record keeping functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, monthly closing and prepare various reports.

This company has very low turnover and prides itself on being a mid-sized company with a small-company, family-oriented mindset. Positions at this company are highly coveted and do not come open often. This is the perfect opportunity to get your foot in the door and find the work/life balance that everyone wants.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Balance sheet reconciliations and posting to general ledger within
  • Preparing and entering journal entries
  • Generating financial packets and updating budgets
  • Communicating with owners and executive management about financial results

Requirements for this position:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a progressive accounting/bookkeeping role
  • Extensive Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable knowledge
  • Knowledge of financial statement preparation
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of personalities and the ability to shift gears with ease

Benefits to working with Vaco:
Through no cost to you, working with Vaco recruiters gives you an advantage over your competition. In the local market, Vaco partners with most companies to fill their accounting and finance needs. In most cases, our recruiters will have a relationship with the human resources manager or the hiring manager directly. Instead of being another faceless resume, with Vaco, you have an advocate to get you the opportunities that you want. Your recruiter will promote your strengths and assets to the employer, connecting the dots between your work experience and the open job. Choosing to use Vaco means you are more prepared for your interviews. Through the relationships with the client and history of working with each company, you will be prepared thoroughly for each interview - history of the company, background on the people that you will meet, and in some cases examples of interview questions to prepare. Our recruiters will be able to provide great insight about trends in the market - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities.

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