A Bookkeeper records financial transactions for a business and then creates financial reports from that information. The transactions are recorded either in an accounting journal or on a computer program, depending on the size of the company.
Reports that Bookkeepers keep typically include cash receipts, invoices for customers, and supplier invoices. A Bookkeeper will also review and reconcile all accounts to ensure they are accurate.
A Bookkeeper’s responsibilities may include:
Bookkeeper’s are an integral part of maintaining a business in its day to day operations. A skilled Bookkeeper will need to be able to:
As a basic accounting position, Bookkeepers will only need a high school degree for most entry level positions. However, because of the competition within the industry, a Bachelor's degree will help tremendously in securing a job. More importantly, however, is a good track record of communication and organizational skills as well as prior experience in recording financial statements.START INTERVIEW NOW START INTERVIEW NOW
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