Bookkeepers are responsible for maintaining an organization's key accounting records, known as ledgers. Day-to-day activities include recording transactions such as income and outgoings, and posting them to various accounts.
Being a broad and varied role, a Bookkeeper job description should emphasize the need for a strong sense of time management and organizational skills, and with exposure to many aspects of the accounting function, it can be a stepping stone to a more senior or specialized accounting role.
Recording transactions such as income and outgoings, and posting them to various accounts
Conducting daily banking activities
Producing various financial reports
Reconciling reports to third-party records such as bank statements.
Strong analytical and planning skills;
Good communication and presentation skills;
Excellent problem-solving skills;
Knowledge in Microsoft Excel and other bookkeeping software;
Mathematical and analytical skills;
Ability to concentrate in details;
Ability to work as part of a team;
Must be able to meet deadlines; and.
Aptitude for working with computers.