Job Title: Bookkeeping Specialist

Classification: Non-Exempt

Status: Part time, 5-10 hours per week

Wage: $18-25/hour DOE

Reports to: Owner

 

Job Summary

Queerconomy is seeking a part time (5-10 hours per week) Bookkeeping Specialist to provide full-service accounting and bookkeeping support to its wide variety of clients. This is a remote position with the option to operate out of a shared co-working space. The Bookkeeping Specialist will report to the business owner but will take direction from numerous clients and must be successful with minimal supervision. 

 

About Queerconomy

Queerconomy is a small-business consulting practice supporting queer identified entrepreneurs to open and grow thriving businesses. Queerconomy provides clients with one-on-one coaching, project based support, and fully outsourced services in the areas of finance, marketing, administration, operations, human resources, and compliance. The foundation for all our service offerings is the belief in an economic system which centers the needs of marginalized individuals, values environmental preservation, is built on the principles of equity and justice, and creates prosperity for all. 

 

Essential Functions

This is not a complete description, duties may be changed during the course of employment.

  • Enter daily, weekly, or monthly sales totals into clients’ digital accounting software.

  • Record bank deposits, post transactions, and accurately categorize all income and expenses in clients’ digital accounting software.

  • Provide full service Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable support to client.

  • Provide full service Payroll Processing to clients.

  • Balance and maintain accurate ledgers; review, reconcile, and close clients’ books monthly.

  • Maintain organized and streamlined accounting systems. Develop new systems, policies, and procedures as needed to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Maintain orderly accounting filing systems. 

  • Ensure clients are in compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements; study requirements; enforce adherence to requirements; advise management on needed actions.

  • Prepare clients’ books for taxes; calculate and prepare tax payments when necessary.

  • Track and maintain inventory records when applicable.

  • Assist with budget preparation and manage clients’ cash flow when necessary.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience:

  • Performing all of the essential functions listed above;

  • Operating extremely thoroughly with a high attention to detail;

  • Identifying errors and resolving problems;

  • Being highly effective with minimal supervision;

  • Clearly and effectively communicating complex financial matters in layman's terms;

  • Adhering to established policies and procedures;

  • Maintaining confidentiality.

 

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

  • At least one (1) year professional experience in the bookkeeping, accounting, or financial field. 

  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with Quickbooks Online required. Familiarity with other bookkeeping software preferred. 

  • Some formal education in accounting/bookkeeping preferred but not necessary with sufficient work experience.