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Robert Half Full Charge Bookkeeper in Seattle, Washington

Description Robert Half is actively looking for for a Full Charge Bookkeeper. To be successful in this role and take advantage of the growth potential, you should multitask effectively, manage your time well, and have strong communication and organizational skills. In this role, you will handle all general accounting and bookkeeping functions including the preparation of financial statements; and establishing and maintaining the accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives of the business. This long-term contract / temporary to hire Full Charge Bookkeeper position is located in Seattle, Washington.

What you get to do every single day

  • Retaining historical records through the accurate filing of documents

  • Tracking fixed assets and preparing depreciation schedules

  • Supervising tasks of accounting clerks and entry-level bookkeepers

  • Completing monthly, quarterly, and year end close, on time and in an accurate manner

  • Reconciling bank and general ledgers, and processing payroll

  • Studying and implementing federal, state, and local legal requirements, filing reports, and communicating with management on needed actions

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

  • Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable; handling collections as needed Requirements - Ability to multitask and communicate effectively with individuals of all backgrounds

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

  • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures

  • Deep understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Command of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Microsoft Excel experience

    • Prior experience with Excel, Quickbooks, and Peachtree
  • 3 or more years of experience in the bookkeeping field

  • Experience with payroll preferred

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Capable of working independently with minimal oversight

  • Knowledgeable of accrual and cash basis of accounting

  • Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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