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Bookkeeping Associate

Company: Eide Bailly
Location: Abilene
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Bookkeeping Associate

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Business Outsourcing & Strategy/Accounting Services

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Remote Options


Who We AreEide Bailly is one of the top 25 CPA and business advisory firms in the nation. We have over 40 offices in 15 states across the Midwest and western United States, and offer our staff and Partners the opportunity to serve a variety of industries. Founded in 1917, our culture is the foundation of who we are, and we pride ourselves on supporting our employees to help them achieve their goals and pursue their interests both in the office and at home. At Eide Bailly we are passionate about the clients we serve, the work we do, and most importantly, having fun while we do it! Why You'll Love Working HereAt Eide Bailly we believe respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress. Our culture focuses on collaboration to achieve career growth. Innovation is highly encouraged, which is where programs like our EB Xchange originate. This program allows interested tax and audit employees to complete a rotation into a specialty area. We promote happy employees by making work/life balance a priority along with being actively involved in our communities. Our dedication to service can be seen through the Firm's decision to match charitable donations made by employees, as well as providing opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. Most importantly, we like to have fun! We offer a professional and fun work environment with frequent free lunches, snacks, lunch and learns, socials, contests, outings and other events.

Typical Day in the LifeA typical day as an Bookkeeping Associate might include the following:

  • Work closely with clients to assess general bookkeeping needs.
  • Properly code and complete data entry of bank statements and other bookkeeping transactions for clients.
  • Process month-end calculations, reconciliations, and journal entries for various balance sheet accounts; provide an analysis of GL accounts.
  • Complete the month-end process for clients.
  • Prepare reports, returns, and other documents as required, including sales tax reports required by clients.
  • Prepare and distribute 1099, 1098, 1096 and other related tax forms.
  • Provide back up support as needed to other bookkeeping team members and their clients.
  • Ensure timely and accurate performance on assigned projects.
  • Maintain compliance with project budgets, turnaround times, and deadlines.

    Who You AreIn the Bookkeeping Associate role, you will need excellent communication skills as well as the ability to effectively interact with all levels of client management and staff, other Eide Bailly personnel and other external business contacts. Further, you'll need an entrepreneurial spirit. What do we mean? We're growing this practice, so we need someone who can think on their feet, offer constructive feedback and take part in sharing knowledge across the Firm.Some specific requirements include:
    • You have a two- to four-year degree (accounting or business administration preferred) or related experience.
    • You preferably have 2+ years of experience in private/public accounting, business or bookkeeping.
    • Knowledge of general ledger accounting and principles.
    • You have strong technology skills... in other words, are you tech savvy?
    • You're comfortable and experienced with working in a paperless environment.
    • You have strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
    • You enjoy working with a team and you have a positive attitude and willingness to learn new things and accept new challenges.
    • You are a multi-tasking master with a strong attention to detail.
    • You have a strong sense of urgency to handle a variety of projects and meet required deadlines, and you are able to deal with urgent and/or unexpected client matters that may arise.
    • You are excited to learn about services our firm offers and are willing make client connections.
    • You have a strong customer service mentality.
    • You're fine with some travel when needed.Must be authorized to work in the United States permanently without the requirement of sponsorship at any point in the future. What to Expect NextWe'll be in touch! If you look like the right fit for our position, one of our recruiters will be reaching out to schedule a phone interview with you to learn more about your career interests and goals. In the meantime, we encourage you to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn or our About Us page. #LI-LH1

Keywords: Eide Bailly, Abilene , Bookkeeping Associate, Other , Abilene, Texas

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