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Bookkeepers record financial transactions for businesses and organizations. Sample resumes of Bookkeepers include such duties as uploading and indexing past due and current invoices; creating, verifying and submitting payments for approval; and closing the month's books to get ready for tax filing. While on-the-job training is often provided, employers prefer to see a high school diploma with some college coursework, like accounting or business, on applicants' resumes. Those interested can also pursue optional certifications through the AIPB and NACPB.

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Property Bookkeeper

Responsible for keeping delinquency under $5000 monthly, bringing it down from $400,000+ every month

  • Processed payments, applied fees and set up payment plans on past due accounts
  • Responded and resolved all customer financial inquiries, issues and complaints
  • Created detailed delinquency and collections plans that are applied towards future goals
  • Audited and balanced accounts for a 920 bed elite student housing property ($64 million property)
  • Processed 500-800 Final Account Statements annually and collected monies owed after residents leases ended
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business/accounting
2

General Manager/bookkeeper

Managed day to day operations of restaurant including front house/ back house operations for high volume restaurant.

  • Maintained open communication and close working relationship with the owner of the restaurant.
  • Handled weekly inventory and vendor relations to ensure timely and cost efficient purchasing of food, beverage and small wares.
  • Created and followed up on performance evaluations to increase productivity and reduce turn over.
  • Developed and rolled out new menu incorporating cost effective menu items.
  • Initiated program that standardized employee training and led to increase in customer satisfaction.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Business Administration Studies
3

Bookkeeper

Utilized QuickBooks to manage the entire financial operations for the law firm

  • Performed all AR/AP, bank reconciliations, and credit cards statements monthly, and closing entries for monthly and annual financial close
  • Prepared and transacted direct deposited bank accounts in person and through computerized system
  • Maintained inventory, ordered office supplies and spoke with vendors
  • Reduced companies' supply bills by 10% through streamlining the process and researching price
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
BS
Finance
4

Bookkeeper

Maintained companies' books including transactions, bank statements and other reports

  • Adjusted balance sheets, and income statements to expedite the company's accounting procedures in an efficient manner
  • Bank reconciliation, and managed employee payroll services
  • Served customers in positive way, receiving two customer service awards in the past year.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Finance
5

Assistant Customer Service and Sales Mgr (bookkeeper)

Performed all of the job duties of the sales associate, service associate, and sales assistant.

  • Provided direction and instruction to the sales associates, service assoicates, and sales assistants.
  • Trained and developed all department associates, provided recognition for accomplishments, and gave constructive counseling when needed.
  • Ensured that the sales assistants completed all of the store's office functions accurately and efficiently.
  • Provided directon and instruction to the sales assistants, sales associates, and service associates and ensured that all company policies and procedures were adhered to at all times.
  • Maintained current knowledge of all company polices, reviewed the store's cash reports weekly, researched cash issues as they occurred, and held associates accountable when needed.
  • Handled and processed all of the store's services (VA Lottery, Western Union, Money Orders, Rug Dr rentals, customer refunds/exchanges) at the service desk.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
References Are Available Upon Request
6

Bookkeeper

Interacted with all childcare sites, parents, Department of Early Education, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Staff Accountant, and Head Start Staff on a daily or weekly basis

  • Obtained weekly data from all childcare sites and prepared / submitted monthly child-care billing to Child Care Circuit (CCC) and Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC)
  • Prepared log to report present / absent children and determined which parents needed collection work, with less than 1% not collected
  • Distributed DEEC monthly update to COO and Head Start Director
  • Billed parents weekly if fee was determined
  • Entered all cash receipts consisting of cash, checks, money orders, credit cards, and EFTs, and made deposits in system
  • Developed and maintained Child Care Program bookkeeping policy and procedures manual to cross-train other fiscal staff, ensuring strict adherence to policies and procedures
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
7

Accounts Payables - Bookkeeper

Responsible for all aspects of Accounts Payables duties utilizing Quickbooks Enterprise 2010/2014 Software.

  • Managed Accounts Payable and Expense control procedures including cash receipts, bank account reconciliation, cash receipts, disbursements, finance charges, billings, and chargebacks.
  • Processed and recorded employee payroll, vacation, and sick leave hours.
  • Create Variance Reports for all Events including auditing of Budget and Final amounts.
  • Received and recorded utilizing Excel software program of all deposited cash and checks as well as reconciled records of bank transactions and credit card accounts
  • Perform thorough credit analyses, research financial histories, audit, and review account status to all qualifying new accounts, and authorizing Venue purchases for current and future Events.
  • Contributed to significant time and cost savings. Also, maintaining a current record of Office Supplies and Expenses for 30+ employees.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Cosmetology
8

Bookkeeper

Processed bank reconciliations and financial reports to verify practice of proper due diligence for 30 homeowner and condominium associations.

  • Researched and resolved collections and billing disputes with tact and efficiency.
  • Processed journal entries, online transfers and payments.
  • Updated investment records upon funding of investments
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
9

Bookkeeper

Verified and posted daily business transactions using QuickBooks software. Responsible for calculating and preparing client invoicing.

  • Reviewed and followed up customer invoices for payments. Posted cash receipts, and prepared weekly aging reports for management.
  • Reviewed vendor invoices, expense reports, and check requests. Responsible for coding vendor invoices to proper general ledger accounts. Prepared weekly payable report, and cut checks.
  • Managed vendor and client relationships in regarding billings or discrepancies, purchase orders, and questions.
  • Processed bank and credit card reconciliations. Prepared and audited quarterly financial statements, and made necessary adjustments.
  • Posted journal entries of employee's biweekly payroll reports as well as being responsible for filing and related office duties.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
10

Bookkeeper/tax Preparer

  • Documented weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payrolls and taxes for 40+ small business clients.
  • Analyzed quarterly withholding tax returns, preparing accurately by monitoring monthly tax payments and their applications.
  • Arranged individual tax returns and supported the preparation of financial statements and corporation tax returns.
  • Executed accurate QuickBooks entries, bank reconciliations, and monthly income statements.
  • Interviewed clients and assembled client information and documents to evaluate credit eligibilities, seeking best results for clients.
  • Collaborated with state departments and insurance company auditors advising them with timely information to resolve their requests.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AAS
Business Accounting
BS
Accounting
BBA
Finance & Investments

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