October 3, 2022

Senior Bookkeeper, Remote


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Job Title: Senior Bookkeeper, Remote
Location: Durham, North Carolina (Remote Based)
Hiring Company: Accountingfly
Our client, a firm focused on serving churches and small businesses and helping them find peace of mind, learn growth strategies, and maximize profits is in need of a REMOTE Senior Bookkeeper.

Job Type:

Part time, W2
Location: REMOTE within the US
The Remote Senior Bookkeeper will oversee the work of a team of Remote Bookkeepers. This person is responsible for ensuring high quality, mistake free work and a top-notch client experience. This person should be interested in the growth and development of their bookkeeping team as wells finding ways to make the client experience better.

  • All of the skills and attributes of a Remote Bookkeeper
  • 2+ years of experience as a Remote Bookkeeper
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field experience
  • QBO Certification
  • A heart for serving churches and a willingness to maintain the highest confidentiality of church/donor information
  • An entrepreneurial spirit that wants the firm to grow and serve as many clients as possible
  • A desire to see the Remote Bookkeepers on their team succeed
  • Excellent delegation skills
  • An ability to seek and find solutions to problems
  • An early adopter of technology; thinks tech is cool!
  • An interest in the use of technology to increase efficiency and productivity
  • Empathetic and ability to listen well
  • Experience in or knowledge of GAAP accounting, compliance, and reporting including fund accounting
  • Experience with cloud-based accounting systems and processes
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge with Google Suites or MS Office Suites
  • Ability to produce videos using Loom that documents task completion procedures
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with a virtual team
  • Resiliency/persistency, and a commitment to achieving goals.
  • A proactive and motivated work ethic
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with all levels of staff
  • Must be forward-thinking and have high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image with a growth-mindset
  • Excellent organization and planning, analytical, communications, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines and manage many clients simultaneously


  • Full implementation of new clients – establish systems, procedures, and complete back work before passing the client off to the Remote Bookkeeper for maintenance of books
  • Brainstorm and implement solutions for new procedures needed by existing clients
  • Train Remote Bookkeepers on all aspects of their work
  • Ensuring all processes are documented using Loom for easy knowledge transfer between teammates
  • Review clients’ books for accuracy and completion
  • Brainstorm and implement solutions for new procedures needed by existing clients
  • Troubleshoot and respond to any client inquiries that the Remote Bookkeeper cannot handle
  • Manage the work load and capacity of their bookkeeping team
  • Perform the work of a Remote Bookkeeper when the Bookkeeper is unable to perform tasks due to sickness, vacation, or time shortages
  • Perform the work of another Remote Senior Bookkeeper is unable to perform their normal tasks due to sickness, vacation, or time shortages
  • Assist with projects that increase the efficiency and productivity of the firm
  • Weekly bookkeeping procedures in accounting systems (QBO)
  • QBO updated weekly for client reports
  • Meaningful month-end reporting (Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Activity, Budget vs. Actuals), create custom reports as needed
  • Credit card expense management (Expensify, Divvy)
  • Accounts Payable (Bill.com) – pay client’s bills on a weekly basis
  • Accounts Receivable (Bill.com, QBO)
  • Code deposits from donation records in church management software (Planning Center, CCB, ACS, Fellowship One)
  • Budget management
  • Payroll processing (Gusto, iSolved, ADP, Paychex)
  • Monthly statement reconciliations
  • Maintain records in Bill.com and shared online drives
  • Tracking data for W9 retrieval and 1099 reporting at year-end (Tax1099.com)
  • Maintain and manage chart of accounts, classes and locations
  • Integral and clear communication with the client (missing information, needs, financial vision)
  • Seamless interface with all cloud-based tech platforms (Bill.com, Expensify, Divvy, Gusto, iSolved, ADP, Practice Protect)
  • Proficient use of Karbon for email and work management
  • Strong balance of contextual research for future coding and efficient workflow
  • Strong knowledge base of all products and ability to upsell services when needed
  • Aligned as a partner with client’s internal team
  • Known for polished, professional image via email, phone and Zoom conferencing.

Hours for this position are flexible, however, the Remote Senior Bookkeeper must have availability during normal business hours as this role does not work in conjunction with another office position. This role will start out with part-time hours and increase over time as the Remote Senior Bookkeeper’s team and client base grows.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Holidays and vacation
  • Match on 401(k)
  • Accountable plan for expenses

Tools Needed:

  • Home office setup
  • Computer with webcam
  • Smartphone with email capabilities and push notifications
  • High-speed Internet Access


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