Full Charge Bookkeeper - Bilingual Mandarin in San Jose at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 9/29/2018

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Job Description

Full Charge Bookkeeper (Bilingual-Mandarin/English)

We are a very successful regional CPA firm offering a reasonable work life balance, challenging assignments, excellent benefits including overtime paid at time and one half, and fast track career growth potential. We have an opening for a Mandarin Speaking Full Charge Bookkeeper who has extensive experience with financial statements, bank reconciliation, and general bookkeeping. The incumbent will performs day-to-day full charge bookkeeping functions for clients.

Essential Functions:

  • Inputs information provided by client in the form of invoices, bills, checks or other registers. Performs check runs utilizing several different software packages, including Datafaction and Imaging and QuickBooks.
  • Prepares journal entries.
  • Performs bank reconciliations and traces discrepancies.
  • Receives and inputs clients' accounts payable invoices and generates payments.
  • Prepares appropriate schedules and reports as requested by clients and partners.
  • Month-end and Quarter-end duties include compilation of financials, sales tax and payroll tax returns.
  • Reviews 1099's and W-2's prepared for clients.
  • Handles clients' payrolls.
  • Spends time at clients' offices for special projects, client personnel training, setting up of accounting systems, and performing tasks at client's office which are outlined in 1 thorough 6 above.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Able to read and speak, and understand Mandarin
  • Solid background in QuickBooks.
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.
  • Ability to operate ten-key calculator, computer, and other general office equipment.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting but must be able to do a manual set of books.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements of processing payroll accounting transactions and payroll returns.
  • Preferred Bookkeeper Certification

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years responsible accounting or bookkeeping experience including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger and financial reports.

Working Conditions:

  • Some overtime occasionally.
  • Occasional same day travel for work at clients' offices, meetings, and seminars using a personal vehicle.

Success Factors:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English and Mandarin.
  • Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills.