907.276.5707 Admin@akexec.com

Full Charge Bookkeeper

Location: Anchorage, AK
Date Posted: 05-14-2018
Position:       Full-Charge Bookkeeper 
Location:       Anchorage
Pay Range:    DOE – Generous Compensation and benefits package
Help make a difference in a local CPA firm! We are seeking a dynamic individual to join a growing client accounting services department. If you pride yourself on being a team player, this is the job for you!
We are seeking a bookkeeper who is client focused with excellent communication and leadership skills. This position will work under the direction of a manager and will perform duties at a professional level with attention towards the delivery of quality customer service. The responsibilities include preparing and reviewing client records and assisting with analyzing monthly reports, reconciling accounts, preparing payroll, as well as being the firm’s election services associate.
This position will also be at the center of our election services department, providing detailed tabulation and inspector services with a smile! We are seeking a go-getter with the attitude that we all work together to get the job done! We want a team player who is flexible and ready to jump in on a project either at a minute’s notice or with weeks of planning.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Accounting (Prior Experience Required):
  • Perform varying levels of bookkeeping services to small business clients including account reconciliation and financial statement generation
  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Process payroll for clients including processing and filing monthly/ quarterly/ and annual payroll taxes and state unemployment contributions
  • File year-end returns including Forms W-2 and 1099-MISC
  • Process any local sales tax (non-Anchorage clients) returns, business personal property tax assessments
  • Meet with clients as necessary
 Election Services (Prior Experience not Required but is Helpful):
  • Assist with collection and validation of proxies and ballots for election service clients
  • Assist clients with planning process when required
  • Be familiar with each client’s organizational by-laws
  • Regular client contact to update quorum
  • Attend annual shareholder meetings (some intra-state travel is required)
Essential Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the bookkeeping field
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks, Word and Excel
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work with little to no supervision
  • Experience working with a set of client books in a variety of businesses
  • Payroll, reconciliation and general ledger experience required
  • Be driven, motivated and excited to succeed
  • Commitment to being professional in oral and written communications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with overtime required at certain times
  • Prior experience in public accounting firm is desirable
  • Must be detail-oriented and deadline driven
All qualified candidates who meet or exceed the above Position Qualifications or have relevant experience will be contacted.
AES provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. While working within the parameters of an Alaska Native Organization, hiring preference will be given to shareholders/spouses/descendants and other Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.

AES matches job seekers with opportunities in which they are recognized and rewarded for their experience, skills and abilities.  AES is proud to be an Alaskan-owned company building relationships on integrity and trust since 1977. Our Services are always FREE to candidates. 
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