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This job is in Delaware, but as a remote position, you can work from anywhere in the world that meets your work requirements. The employer's lack of disclosure of salary means that you can negotiate based on the company's performance-based bonuses and incentives. If you're looking for a job that allows you to have more control over your schedule, full time work might be a good option. March 7, 2024 was when the job posting for Bookkeeper was initiated, and it will no longer be open after June 5, 2024. Work experience in the same field for at least 24 months is an essential requirement for this job.

Bookkeeping Associate

If you love solving puzzles and you enjoy making an impact on small businesses, come join us!

This is a Full Time Remote position. We are open to Full Time or Part Time availabilities.

The Company:

Breakwater Accounting & Advisory provides outsourced bookkeeping and accounting services for businesses and nonprofit organizations across the US. We embrace technology to work smarter not harder, and we strive to provide value-add service to each and every client. We are a Woman-Owned company, rated a top workplace by the Delaware News Journal 2 years in a row, and have been featured on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing companies.

Our Philosophy:

Great people first, technology-forward thinking second – with just the right combination.

The Role and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a highly-motivated and talented Bookkeeping Associate. The bookkeeper in this role must be a natural problem-solver and a purposeful communicator. The ideal candidate also understands accounting fundamentals, has exceptional client-facing communication skills, and thrives in a small business setting. In this role you will…

  • Use your aptitude for detail-orientation to record & classify financial account activity in accounting systems (mainly QuickBooks Online) and process payroll
  • Be an Accounts Payable whiz and record all vendor invoices and prepare bill payments
  • Be an Accounts Receivable pro and prepare customer invoices or sales receipts, receive payments, and follow-up on aging receivables
  • Be a key team member with monthly reconciliations and reporting
  • Use your meticulous organization skills to ensure the proper documentation and notes are submitted into accounting systems and client records
  • Help people on a daily basis through direct communication with our clients
  • Be a lifelong learner while growing expertise in new accounting platforms and softwares

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Who are You?

A team player and effective problem-solver seeking a long-term fit with a fast growing company that truly values its employees and clients. You have a knack for working with multiple clients ontheir bookkeeping and accounting needs. You enjoy flexing your brain muscles with concepts like prepaid expenses, deferred revenue, class tracking, sales tax entries, payroll and payroll tax, cash vs. accrual, & journal entries! It's like a puzzle, and you love solving puzzles!

All of our team members are guided by Breakwater’s Core Principles. We are: proactive, positive, prepared, purposeful, protective, and principled. If these principles resonate with you, too, let’s talk.

  • You have accounting and bookkeeping knowledge and experience under your belt, ideally working with multiple clients at one time
  • You have experience in bookkeeping or accounting for the automotive repair industry (mechanic shops, body shops, etc.)
  • You are excited to learn new technology and resourceful in coming up with solutions
  • Within the last 5 years you have used QuickBooks Online (QBO)
  • You pride yourself on being organized and detail oriented
  • You love helping people and being a part of a team that supports each other

What would we offer you?

  • A supportive, friendly, fun culture that truly values work/life balance
  • For Full Time candidates:
    • A base salary of $44,000-$49,000
    • FIVE weeks of PTO on top of company-observed holidays
    • Health, vision, and dental benefits
    • We'll help you save for your golden years with a 401K company match
  • For Part Time candidates:
    • An hourly rate between $20-23 per hour

Breakwater Accounting + Advisory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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