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Virtual Part-Time Client Services Accountant - California

Virtual Part-Time Client Services Accountant - California

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US-CA-Encinitas
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Overview

Are you an experienced accounting professional that would love owning your schedule and the ability to work from home?  If so, we may have the perfect opportunity for you!

Supporting Strategies provides outsourced bookkeeping and operational support services.  Our use of experienced accounting professionals, virtual infrastructure, and a systematized business process results in a compelling and comprehensive solution for growing businesses.  Supporting Strategies currently has offices in over 50 locations in the U.S. and growing. 

 

Supporting Strategies is seeking a virtual Financial Operations Associate to join our growing team.  The successful candidate would enjoy the following:

  • Working with multiple clients, learning their businesses and optimizing their accounting workflow.
  • Taking on the occasional shoebox, putting it in order, and getting the client set-up to move forward on our cloud-based platform. 
  • Collaborate with the clients’ team and provide them with support and data to help make their business a success.
  • Implement cutting-edge technology tools to provide each client with the best possible accounting solutions, business processes and workflows. 

Responsibilities

As an Associate, you will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the new client on-boarding process.  This process may include: (1) set-up/clean-up their books, (2) assist with the set-up of various cloud-based accounting tools, and (3)  set-up of tasks in our workflow management system and documentation of client specific processes.
  • Manage, as applicable, processes related to A/P and A/R management, bookkeeping entries and closing the books on a monthly basis as well as prepare financial reporting and analysis.  May also include payroll and HR administration, and special projects as assigned.
  • Collaborate with your Financial Operations Manager and other Financial Operations Associates on your team to ensure all clients are delighted with our services.  This means timely and effective communication, and delivery on deadlines and deliverables, and in general providing value through stellar accounting support. 

Qualifications

The fully qualified candidate must have the following experience and attributes:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Related Field.
  • 5+ years of accounting/bookkeeping experience.
  • Strong experience working with QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: outgoing, positive, energetic person with a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to deal with demanding clients with constantly shifting priorities.
  • Ability to keep confidential highly sensitive company plans and data.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong personal initiative.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work effectively with employees and senior managers of the company.
  • Able to handle multiple priorities.
  • Extremely tech savvy-capable of mastering new hardware and software quickly and easily.
  • Consistently and accurately follow established policies and procedures.
  • Work independently to complete assignments while knowing when to escalate issues and ask questions.
  • Willingness to tackle unfamiliar tasks.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.