Bookkeeping Professional

Elenor Training & Consulting | Livonia, MI

Posted Date 7/27/2022
Description

We're looking for an AWESOME Bookkeeping professional - is that you?

 

A little bit about us

We are Elenor Training & Consulting, with close to 2 decades of experience, we are a small team of licensed, certified and insured Women who Bookkeep for Residential Builders, Commercial Builders and General Contractors only, in multiple States. We’re focused solely on the construction industry which allows us to target the best strategies, benefits and needs for our clients. We are not pulled between many industries, we are focused and constantly educating ourselves on the construction industry accounting standards alone.

We are fully owned and operated by women, building a unified team from the ground up. A team that is secure and will provide the bandwidth for us to move into the role of managing the operations of the business. Currently, we are in need of a certified Bookkeeping Professional with one solid year of verifiable experience in Construction Bookkeeping and has a strong understanding of Projects, COGS, Cost Projections, Depreciation and is a self-starter. Initially, the individual that takes on this role will be contracted to manage minimal accounts.  As our confidence increases in your work ethics, so will the quantity of your account assignments.

We are growing, so some processes have been put into place others are quickly being developed. Which means that the right candidate(s) must be knowledgeable of their role as a bookkeeping professional, yet flexible as changes are made. It’s a place where integrity, professionalism and our clients come first!

 

  • Are you ready to take your bookkeeping skills to the next level? 
  • Do you understand the world of Construction Bookkeeping?
  • Do you enjoy the challenge of learning and navigating new software? 
  • Would you rather put your nose down and grind through accounts than answer phones, emails, and client questions?
  • Do you want to work part-time from home and set your own schedule? 

 

If using your Bookkeeping skills to crush through accounts excites you, then read on!

 

 Must Haves:

  1. Honesty and integrity
  2. Experience in construction
    1. If no construction experience see #3
  3. 1 year of verifiable experience with construction bookkeeping, projects, COGS, and cost projections required
  4. Certified 
    1. If you are recently certified don’t count yourself out just yet, see # 5
  5. Recently received certification within the last 90 days, you must have 2 years of verifiable experience as a bookkeeping profesional
  6. QBO experience 
  7. Ready to hit the ground with your experience

Preferred Requirements

  • Ability to figure out other service software as it relates to bookkeeping
  • Acceptable answers on an accounting questionnaire (sent to applicants)
  • Ability to follow directions, create procedures, and think outside the box
  • Willingness to work hard to meet month-end deadlines

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Understands excel spreadsheets with different formulas
  • Daily bookkeeping
  • Ability to meet strict bookkeeping deadlines for our clients
  • QBO experience proven or QBO certified
  • Accounting categorization processing, often using 3rd party apps
  • Deposit creation from bank account reports, cc settlement reports, or financing company reports
  • Compare and correct A/R inconsistencies between service software and QBO
  • Enter monthly depreciation J/Es
  • Reconcile bank, CC, and vendor credit accounts
  • Adjust asset payment principal and interest monthly
  • Watch for payroll inconsistencies and correct
  • Review Income Statement monthly to check for off items
  • Review Balance Sheet monthly
  • Be available for heavier work during the 5th through the 15th of each month
  • Work average 4 - 5 hours per week to start

 

  • Other
    • Accuracy & speed 
    • Communicates effectively and efficiently 
    • Flexible hours and days:
      • Available between the hours of 7 am - 4 pm with specific hours set in advance by you to respond to questions on client accounts if needed
      • Available during chosen business days of the week: Monday, Tuesday Thursday or Friday (That’s right we are closed Wednesdays, weekends and all major holidays)
    • Appropriate work life balance: Allowing the children to be able to ask questions, help them with their homework or even stop to play a quick game of Chess. Work is important but so is family!

 

Process to Apply:

We will probably get several applicants for this role from multiple states, and we just don't have time to interview everyone. Make your application stand out if you want a contracted role that will change your life, allowing you to work from home, set your own schedule and showing your bookkeeping professionalism with excellence.

  • Complete the application here - You will be required to log into your Google account
  • Upload a copy of your cover letter or video here telling us through your character what your cover letter would say - You will be required to log into your Google account
  • Tell us a bit about your bookkeeping experience. What’s your favorite part? What is the hardest thing you figured out by yourself?
  • Tell us how you will fit in THIS role specifically. We know what will work for us. We desire to know how it is a fit for YOU.

 

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