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Bookkeeper at Jacobs Wyper

Jacobs Wyper
United States of America
Expiry Date
21 Mar 2023
Posted by
Jennifer Bielecki
Posted on
17 Feb 2023

We are seeking a detail-oriented Bookkeeper to join our Accounting team. Our ideal candidate will be trustworthy, organized, a fast learner and someone that takes initiative. Some previous experience is preferred, as is an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related discipline.


Job Summary:

The role of Bookkeeper will work closely with the Business Manager to oversee the company's financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations. They will perform daily accounting tasks such as monthly financial reporting, general ledger entries, and record payments and adjustments. The role of bookkeeper will also occasionally assist the Human Resources and Operations departments with basic HR duties like new hire documents, compliance, and temporary disability insurance and workers' compensation filings.

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform payroll functions in an accurate and timely manner
  • Conduct reconciliation of all accounts on an as needed basis
  • Maintain and balance the general ledger in an accurate, complete, and up-to-date manner
  • Perform all activities related to the accounts payable function including reviewing, coding, and processing payments
  • Perform account receivable functions including invoicing, deposits, collections, and revenue recognition
  • Prepare weekly and monthly financial reports for internal review, through collection, analysis, and summarization of data
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents
  • Assists with compiling end of year financial data
  • Coordinates with external accountants, semi-annually
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Works daily with Business Manager, Assistant Bookkeeper
  • Communicates regularly with Partners, Operations and HR Personnel

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge and understanding IFRS or U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or other industry-standard accounting frameworks
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software, specifically Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to prepare, review and understand a financial statement.
  • Proficient in Deltek or similar accounting software.
  • Two to five years of experience at a minimum and dependent upon education level.

Education and Experience:

At a minimum, we require a high school diploma or equivalent, plus at least five years of bookkeeping experience. – OR -

Associate's or Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related discipline is preferred, plus at least two years of bookkeeping experience.

Project-Specific Responsibilities:

· Set up new projects in Deltek, and other applications.

Travel Requirements:


Management Duties/Responsibilities:


Business Development Responsibilities:



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