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About Us
Southwest Bookkeepers was formed to meet the accounting needs of small business owners. We strive to serve all of our clients, tailoring bookkeeping packages to fit individual financial needs, from virtual bookkeeping to management of payroll, a/r, and a/p. We work with business owners and managers to develop policies and procedures to streamline their bookkeeping processes and increase the overall efficiency of their business operations.

The Position: Full Charge Virtual Bookkeeper ? Part Time

We seek a motivated, experienced accounting professional to provide our clients with outstanding support services for 15 hours per week and are open to this growing into more hours if desired. Work can be performed remotely. Must have QuickBooks Online experience, strong QuickBooks Online experience is most important, since most of our clients are on QuickBooks Online work. This is a contract position which could lead to employee status after a time period. We're looking to build a solid team. We want to work with you long-term and we want to grow together.

The fully qualified candidate will have a bachelor?s degree in accounting or business (though we are receptive to equivalent experience) and 5+ years of relevant QuickBooks experience. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work part-time and do what they love from their home office without the hassle of having to find clients and market a business. Our candidate must be willing to take a QuickBooks test and background check. They must also have a working computer with internet access in order to work.


Accounts Receivable Management:
Direct the regular preparation and delivery of invoices. Manage the receivables collection process and administer customer contracts. Maintain active tracking of receivables with communication to management.

Accounts Payable Management:
Manage paperwork associated with vendor billings and payments. Administer subcontractor contracts and ensure timely payments for services. Oversee the arrangements with suppliers, vendors, and service providers and ensure timely payments. Oversee company loans, leases, and credit cards, and ensure proper and timely payments.

Payroll and Benefits Administration:
Direct the collection and processing of time and expense reports. Coordinate payroll processing with outside payroll processing provider. Track and administer the company's vacation and time off policies. Manage the company's health and dental insurance program. Administer state and federal regulatory reporting and maintain employee records.

Month-end Close/Reporting:
Reconcile cash and other balance sheet accounts. Update supporting schedules and prepare and post journal entries. Prepare financial statements and management reporting.

Client Interaction and Problem Solving
Answer e-mails and phone calls from clients who have questions about their situation and/or reports. Check e-mail regularly and fill requests for reports or information during the day as needed. Though we don?t care when the bulk of the work gets done, we sometimes have urgent requests from our clients that need to be handled during the day.

Virtual Systems
Most of our clients are on QuickBooks Online. Slack is used for internal communication. Google Drive is used for our client portal. We use TSheets to track time. We will need our candidate to feel comfortable using these systems. It?s not necessary that you?ve used them before as long as you are willing to learn and use them avidly.

? Bachelor's Degree, accounting, business or related certification
? CPA Firm Experience
? 5+ Years QuickBooks Job Experience
? QuickBooks Online Experience
? Live in Texas
? Have a working computer with internet access

? Excellent communication skills
? Great attention to detail
? Knowledge of accounting applications software/databases
? Knowledge of statistics processing
? Works well in a team
? Works well independently

$20 per hour

Position Type
Contract, 20 hours / per week ramping up to more over the next year.