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Full time bookkeeper needed (West Seattle)

4737 California Ave SW

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compensation: Hourly rate depends on experience, benefits as stated in the ad.
employment type: full-time

Bakery Nouveau is looking for an experienced bookkeeper/accounting lead, full time preferred, but part time is possible. We are a growing business with 3 shops and over 100 employees, so there is a lot of data and processes to manage on a daily and weekly basis to keep the business running smoothly and also to plan for growth.

The Accounting lead will work with and direct a part time data entry assistant and report to the Accounting Manager and the owners.

The Accounting Lead is responsible for:

- Reviewing sales records, accounts payable and billable, and other data entered by the bookkeeping assistant for accuracy.
- Tracking and entering purchases made with bakery credit cards, and paying bills and balances in a timely manner.
- Reconciling sales, including cash overages or shorts, merchant accounts, balancing deposits with POS reports.
- Tracking cost controls, including pricing updates from vendors, and communicating with managers when there are changes to be aware of, or savings to be found.
- Communicate with managers, vendors and other accounts for any data needed.
- Provide reports to the accounting manager to assist with preparing monthly and quarterly business reports and tax filings.

On the HR side, the accounting lead:

- Prepares and submits payroll.
- Sets up new employees in the payroll system, and communicates as needed with our payroll vendor.
- Tracks eligibility for various company benefits, such as insurance or participation in our 401K, and assists with signing up, or the termination of benefits as required.
- Track and manage various employee needs, such as disability claims (L&I related and non-work related), FMLA, etc.
- Assist managers with tracking annual items such as reviews
- Assist with termination of employment, generating final pay checks, and requesting COBRA and 401K roll-over notifications as needed.

The successful candidate will have most of the following qualifications:


- High school education, Bookkeeping Certificate in Accounting, NACPB certification or equivalent, professional bookkeeping and administrative experience preferred.
- Minimum of 3 years’ previous experience with bookkeeping and payroll is required. Experience with companies employing 100 or more staff preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Positive, results oriented attitude
- Proficient typing skills, including 10-key number pad.
- Basic business writing, and good verbal communication.
- Strong organizational skills

Computer skills:

- Experience with payroll services such as Paylocity, and generating payroll reports from a variety of time-clock sources
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Outlook calendars, accounting software such as QuickBooks, and general use of company computer networks.
- Experience with inventory management software and commissary or wholesale tracking systems are a plus, but not required.

Benefits include health, vision and dental insurance, which the bakery pays a portion of, paid time off, a 401K with partial match, and generous discounts on bakery products. Please respond with a letter of interest and resume or other work history. Please include Bookkeeper in the subject line.
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post id: 7023202137


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