Remote Bookkeeper, Ecommerce

Parker, CO
Full Time
Experience: 2-5 years
Posted: 23 days ago
Job Summary

Remote Bookkeeper for Ecommerce Businesses

EXPOSURE TO INTERESTING BUSINESSES, ENTREPRENEURIAL, CLIENT-FACING

Although some experience is needed, we are mainly interested in finding a candidate with right mindset of a problem solver and hard worker, more so than years of experience. The job is virtual, so you will work where you are - but you must be available for regular team meetings and lunches in Parker, CO, as needed.

A Remote Bookkeeper for Ecommerce Businesses is responsible for keeping our customers' financial records completely up to date on a daily basis. This role requires someone who is a natural with learning new technology and can efficiently and accurately manage a large volume of transactions among multiple clients. In return, you'll become an expert in ecommerce accounting, while having fun contributing to a dynamic team, and getting mentored by an experienced Controller. This is a great opportunity to grow your career.

What does a Remote Bookkeeper for Ecommerce Businesses do at Catching Clouds?

  • Updates financial transactions daily – through auto bank feeds and/or by directly importing transactions
  • Communicates regularly with clients to verify accuracy of data and to obtain supporting documentation
  • Troubleshoots and fixes sync errors between general ledger (Xero) and add-on tools
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Maintains accuracy of subsidiary accounts by verifying and posting transactions and reconciling accounts regularly
  • Updates fixed asset schedules monthly
  • Facilitates preparation of sales tax returns on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Processes and posts payroll on a regular basis
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents

Our Remote Bookkeeper for Ecommerce Businesses Must Have these Skills:

  • Intermediate understanding of accounting, including cash vs. accrual reporting
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Tech savvy - ability to easily navigate and learn new technology; a natural with using and learning new technology
  • Experience in the public accounting industry where you have practiced the skills needed to manage a high volume of transactions across multiple clients
  • Strong interest in ecommerce businesses, how they work, and the technology and accounting to support them
  • Ability to prioritize and self-direct activities; ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication with co-workers and clients
  • Confidential and professional
  • Personable with a sense of humor
  • Team player
  • Ability to dive deep to solve problems but with the self awareness to come up for air, re-evaluate and ask for help if needed

If you're applying for this Remote Bookkeeper role, having these skills is a real plus!:

  • Certified Bookkeepers (AIPB)
  • Experience with cloud accounting tools like Xero, Bill.com, Gusto, SmartVault, Hubdoc
  • Sales tax preparation experience
  • Payroll experience
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