Accountant (Part-Time)

Accountant (Part-Time)

We are seeking an individual with a passion for numbers and the desire to find a flexible, part-time position. Join our team of highly-skilled work-from-home accountants who use their knowledge to support our small business and non-profit clients by managing every aspect of their day-to-day finances.

This unique position allows you to enjoy:

  • A Flexible Schedule – Work part-time when it is convenient for you to work, allowing you to use your accounting skills while supporting your life’s personal priorities.
  • Remote-First – Approximately two-thirds of the work will be performed from the comfort and convenience of your home office.
  • A Team of Resources – While you will often work independently, you will be backed by a team of peers and leaders willing and able to answer questions and support other needs.
  • Scalable Earnings – Earnings are based on performance and volume of work completed. Most new employees choose to work 20 – 30 hours per week, averaging $25 – $35 per hour. After a year or so, the hourly wage is typically $35 – $50 per hour.
  • Career Development – Bookminders offers training programs for new hires as well as on going training for current employees. Bookminders’ training programs are accredited for CPA continuing professional education.

Job Responsibilities

Manage financial data for small business or non-profit clients using accounting software

  • Small Business Clients – time and expense billing, automated reconciliation of cash, merchant and point-of-sale, job costing and expense allocations
  • Non-Profit Clients – track grants, programs, donations, restricted funds and comprehensive Board reporting
  • Apply accounting standards when recording transactions and reconciling accounts
  • Prepare accurate, professional and meaningful client financial reporting including a year-end package
  • Track and report client billing information in a timely, accurate and consistent manner
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with assigned clients

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, accounting or business-related degree preferred
  • A minimum of five years of accounting or finance experience required
    Experience with general ledger accounting software required, QuickBooks preferred
  • Excellent communication and computer skills required
  • Ability to work independently with precision, a strong attention to detail and in accordance with Bookminders’ established standards and procedures required
  • Separate, dedicated home office space, a computer to access on-line software and high-speed internet connection, reliable transportation and a mobile phone required
  • Ability to attend orientation and occasional training and meetings at our offices
  • Ability to attend client meetings (weekly or monthly) and trainings during normal business hours (Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm est) required
  • Fully remote applicants must reside in the contiguous United States
  • Applicants in our market must reside within 45 miles of local Bookminders’ office

Bookminders is the place where work-life balance is the rule, not the exception! 

Check out our Applicant FAQ and Employee Testimonials pages to learn more. Read about our 12 key Culture Badges earned as part of the Top Workplaces survey!

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Gretchen Mooney

“Flexibility was my first priority in coming to work for Bookminders.  I was a mother with little kids and I wanted to work from home.  I appreciated the flexibility that Bookminders offered me.”

— Gretchen Mooney

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Janet Devlin

“The training and support is very good.  I’ve never encountered a situation where I couldn’t get the help I needed.  And the technical people are excellent—they keep everything working smoothly.”

— Janet Devlin

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Kathy Biernesser

“Working from home is great for me.  I can get a lot done while the kids are at school.  And in the summer when the kids are home, I have the flexibility to work in the evenings or on the weekends.”

— Kathy Biernesser

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Melanie Rutan

“ Work/life balance is important to me. Working for Bookminders, I’m able to attend my children’s sports and school events, while continuing my professional career.  It’s very important to me to be able to do both.”

— Melanie Rutan

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