You might hire a bookkeeper to:

  • Record daily transactions and maintain company financial records
  • Prepare financial reports and highlight discrepancies between expected and actual data

  • Manage accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll
  • Complete tax forms and work with accountants to ensure compliance with financial law

Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Meticulous with details and record-keeping
Proven bookkeeping experience
Solid understanding of the five main types of accounts and big-picture financial operations
Self-directed and willing to take initiative
Proficient with bookkeeping software, and a high degree of computer literacy
Highly organized with a commitment to following through
Exceptionally trustworthy, honest, and discreet
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Quick at mental calculation, with a natural aptitude for numbers Positive, friendly presence and team-oriented mindset