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Robert Half Full Charge Bookkeeper in Brookline, Massachusetts


You will succeed in this Full Charge Bookkeeper position if you have a background in accounting and you're interested in taking on a challenging role with opportunity for advancement. If you're comfortable with preparing and processing financial statements and accounts and managing all general accounting and bookkeeping essential functions, you might be the Full Charge Bookkeeper Robert Half is looking for. Candidates must possess excellent organizational skills, strong communication tactics and have the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines. This long-term contract / temporary Full Charge Bookkeeper opportunity is based in Brookline, Massachusetts.

How you will make an impact:

  • Putting together the trial balance and financial statements, including balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement

  • Completing bank and general ledger reconciliations; processing payroll

  • Managing accounting clerks and entry-level bookkeepers

  • Maintaining adherence to federal, state, and local legal requirements by keeping up to date on them, filing reports, and advising management on needed actions

  • Filing documents to maintain historical records

  • Performing accounts payable and accounts receivable functions, including collections

  • Preparing depreciation schedules by tracking fixed assets

  • Handling monthly, quarterly and year end close, accurately and on time



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

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Quickbooks Online

  • Full charge bookkeeping experience required

  • Prior payroll experience preferred

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

  • Strong organization skills with a sense of urgency and capable of prioritizing multiple tasks

  • Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports

  • Experienced in accrual and cash basis of accounting

  • 3+ years of bookkeeping experience

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

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

  • Earlier work involving Excel, Quickbooks, and Peachtree

If your background qualifies, apply today! We're interviewing immediately!

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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