Virtual Bookkeeper / Virtual Assistant

Please send resume and cover letter including:
  • Will you have a quiet location available during you scheduled work hours?
  • Why are you a good fit for this position?
  • When are you able to start work?
  • Are there any schedule limitations that we need to be aware of in the next 30 days?
  • Why did you leave your last working position? Or if you are still employed, why are you leaving?
  • Have you ever been fired from a position? If yes, why?
Work Environment Requirements:

Must have a quiet environment available during work hours.
Must be willing to cover assigned shift with high level of reliability.
Work is conducted 80% to 90% virtually with periodic on-site meetings.
Communication with clients, staff, and management may be conducted a variety of ways utilizing current technology. Adherence to established policy and protocol is expected. When appropriate, IT support will be provided to ensure connectivity and policy adherence can be maintained.

Position Responsibilities:

For all assigned clients, perform with accuracy and timeliness, the duties relevant to each phase of accounting that is subscribed to, in whole or in part, by the client. Meticulous attention is given to processes and procedures established for each phase.
Will be cross trained to answer inbound calls for our business clients. We also offer a virtual receptionist service and this position will be a backup to those phone calls.
Various administrative duties
Friendly, calm, courteous, and professional demeanor at all times.
Understand the industry and nature of the business for every client.
Provide professional administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients via phone calls, emails, text and more.
Accounts Receivable
Accounts Payable
Bank and Credit Card accounts
General Ledger
Financial Reporting

Position Qualifications:

Must be able to prepare financial reports, statements, documents and entries in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and practices
Must be able to meet deadlines as necessary
Exceptional attention to detail
Able to recognize inconsistencies in data and evaluate course of action if deviations or problems are present
High degree of computer literacy, including extensive knowledge in Google Apps and Microsoft Office
High degree of working knowledge and experience with QuickBooks and/or other accounting software packages
Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills
Remains calm under pressure
Demonstrated positive work ethic
Ability to take initiative and operate independently
Ability to provide and support a vision and direction
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills that demonstrate a solid understanding of proper grammar and proficient spelling.
A basic understanding of proper professional phone etiquette
Service Driven - must always have the best interest of the clients in mind
Personal integrity and honesty
Must be a problem solver, trouble shooter, willing to constantly be learning and adapt to an ever changing environment
High degree of organizational skills and time-management skills
3-5 years bookkeeping experience

Required experience:

Accounting: 3 years

Salary: $12 - $17 per hour DOE - United States (Nationwide)
Location: Based in the United States. International candidates accepted.