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Full Charge Bookkeeper at Robert Half

Full Charge Bookkeeper

Robert Half Bakersfield, CA Contractor
$19.00 - $22.00/Hour
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Ref ID: 00260-0011977581

Classification: Full Charge Bookkeeper

Compensation: $19.00 to $22.00 hourly

There is an excellent opportunity at Robert Half for a Full Charge Bookkeeper. If you multitask effectively and have strong communication, organizational, and time-management skills, this opportunity with growth potential could be a great match for you! In this position, you will prepare financial statements; establish and maintain the accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives of the organization; and handle all other general accounting and bookkeeping functions. The Full Charge Bookkeeper position is a long-term contract / temporary to full-time opportunity in Bakersfield, California.


- Studying and adhering to federal, state, and local legal requirements, filing reports, and detailing needed actions to management

- Tracking fixed assets and constructing depreciation schedules

- Putting together the trial balance and financial statements, including balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement

- Executing accounts payable and accounts receivable tasks, such as collections

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

- Performing reconciliations for bank and general ledgers, as well as payroll processing

- Overseeing accounting clerks and entry-level bookkeepers

- Preserving historical records through accurate filing of documents
- Earlier work involving Sales & Property Tax Returns as a Bookkeeper - Ability to handle multiple tasks to prioritize needs and expedite tasks upon request
- Highly organized, attentive, has a sense of urgency, flexible and able to deal with frequent interruptions and changing priorities
- Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures
- Deep understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)
- Expertise in Accounts Receivable (AR)
- General ledger experience
- Solid understanding of QuickBooks
- High school diploma or comparable diploma with an AA degree or higher in Accounting or Business preferred
- 5+ years of relevant experience in bookkeeping
- A thorough knowledge of accrual and cash basis of accounting
- Capable of working independently with minimal oversight
- Previous experience with payroll preferred
- Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating 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.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

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. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Full Charge Bookkeeper for more information.

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Recommended Skills

  • Accounts Payable
  • General Ledger
  • Trial Balance
  • Depreciation
  • Financial Statements
  • Fixed Asset
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