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Robert Half International Full Charge Bookkeeper in BIRMINGHAM, Alabama


If you're looking for work as a Full Charge Bookkeeper, Accountemps is hiring for a company in the Legal industry. Are you proficient at multitasking, communicating, organizing, and managing your time? Do you want an opportunity to grow? Then this role could be the right fit for you! You will be responsible for all general accounting and bookkeeping functions, such as preparing financial statements, and establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives. This temporary-to-full-time Full Charge Bookkeeper position is located in Birmingham, Alabama.

What you get to do every single day?

  • Completing bank and general ledger reconciliations; processing payroll

  • Overseeing accounting clerks and entry-level bookkeepers

  • Tracking fixed assets to produce depreciation schedules

  • Maintaining knowledge of current federal, state, and local legal requirements, ensuring adherence to them, filing reports, and communicating with management on needed actions

  • Preserving historical records through accurate filing of documents

  • Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable, including collections

  • Assembling the trial balance and financial statements, including balance sheet and income and cash flow statements

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

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience working in QuickBooks and strong Excel skills. If you are interested in this position, please apply online or email resumes directly to


  • Proficient in accrual and cash basis of accounting

  • Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

  • High school diploma or comparable diploma with an AA degree or higher in Accounting or Business preferred

  • Proven flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

  • Experience with payroll preferred

  • Highly organized, attentive, has a sense of urgency, flexible and able to deal with frequent interruptions and changing priorities

  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in bookkeeping

  • Able to work independently with a minimal amount of oversight

  • Excel and Peachtree experience a plus

  • Expertise in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Practical knowledge of Settlement Processes

  • Experience with Quicken

  • Well-founded grasp of Bank Balances

  • Proven knowledge of Quicken

  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Foundational knowledge in QuickBooks

  • General familiarity with bank reconciliations

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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    Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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Salary: $20.00 - $24.00 / Hourly


Date Posted: May 22, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 00100-0011465824

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance