Robert Half Accountemps Full Charge Bookkeeper in West Memphis, Arkansas

Accountemps is seeking a Full Charge Bookkeeper. This opportunity has growth potential for a candidate who multi-tasks effectively and has strong communication, organizational, and time-management skills. The Full Charge Bookkeeper position is a short term temporary opportunity in West Memphis, Arkansas. You will succeed in this position if you're confident you can establish and maintain the organization's accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives, as well as all general accounting and bookkeeping functions, including the preparation of financial statements.

Key responsibilities

  • Following federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements, implementing adherence to requirements, filing reports, and advising management on needed actions

  • Ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close

  • Retaining historical records through the accurate filing of documents

  • Preparing the trial balance and financial statements, including balance sheet and statements regarding income and cash flows

  • Tracking fixed assets and constructing depreciation schedules

  • Handling reconciliations for bank and general ledgers, and processing payroll

  • Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable, including collections

  • A thorough knowledge of accrual and cash basis of accounting

  • Ability to multitask effectively

  • Competence with financial data analysis and report generation that is prompt and accurate

  • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures

  • Capable of working independently with minimal oversight

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in bookkeeping

  • Expertise in full charge bookkeeping

  • Accounts receivable experience

  • Journal entries experience

  • QuickBooks experience

  • Accounts payable experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of bank reconciliations

  • Adeptness in account reconciliation

  • Proficiency with Excel and Peachtree

  • Experience with payroll preferred

  • Strong organization skills

  • High school diploma or similar certification with an AA degree or higher in Accounting or Business recommended

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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