Basic Function: The bookkeeper position creates financial transactions and creates financial reports from that information. The creation of financial transactions includes posting information to accounting journals or accounting software from such source documents as invoices to customers, cash receipts, and supplier invoices. Principal Accountabilities: 1. Monitor office supply levels and reorder as necessary 2. Tag and monitor fixed assets 3. Pay supplier invoices in a timely manner 4. Take all reasonable discounts on supplier invoices 5. Pay any debt as it comes due for payment 6. Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants 7. Issue invoices to customers 8. Collect sales taxes from customers and remit them to the government 9. Ensure that receivables are collected promptly 10. Record cash receipts and make bank deposits 11. Issue financial statements 12. Provide information to the external accountant who creates the company s financial statements 13. Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit 14. Calculate and issue financial analysis of the financial statements 15. Maintain an orderly accounting filing system 16. Maintain the chart of accounts 17. Maintain the annual budget 18. Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management 19. Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements 20. Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested Desired Qualifications: The bookkeeper candidate should have an Associate's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience, as well as a knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles. Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of the Quickbooks accounting software package.