Bookkeeper

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Location
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Industry
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 43,000 - US$ 45,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_59289
Contact
Meg Cody, Spherion
Phone
732-224-1166
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Job Description

A successful company in the construction industry is looking to expand it's accounting team by bringing in a bookkeeper to oversee the day to day AP and AR for the company.

Responsibilities:
- Records numerical and financial data to produce financial records.
- Ensures financial data is entered correctly and accurately.
- Enters journal entries to debit and credit the company???s accounts.
- Generates accounting and audit reports for cash receipts, accounts payable and receivable, expenditures, and profits and losses.
- Reconciles and reports differences or issues found in financial records.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
-Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and financial data analysis.
-Ability to use accounting software to record, store, and analyze financial data.
-QuickBooks Knowledge is required.
-Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
-Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills.
-Perform detailed research/adjustment functions
-Maintain and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions and reconciling entries
-Maintain and balance general ledger by transferring subsidiary account summaries, prepare trial balance and reconciling errors
-Receive, approve and or decline invoices; Pay invoices and maintain ledgers
-Prepare profit and loss statement and balance sheet
-Generate 1099's and W-2's
-Monitor firm's assets

Education:
No Degree Required

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
-High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate???s degree with accounting coursework preferred.
-Two years of bookkeeping experience required, preferably in the construction industry.
-Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
-Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.


If you feel your background matches the requirements of this great opportunity, please apply directly or feel free to give our office a call at 732-224-1166. Thank you!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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