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Robert Half International Full Charge Bookkeeper in Bakersfield, California


Accountemps is looking for an efficient Full Charge Bookkeeper to take on an exciting job opportunity in the CPA Firm - Other 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. The short-term temporary-to-full-time Full Charge Bookkeeper will work in Bakersfield, California.


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

  • Maintaining historical records by filing documents

  • Studying and adhering to federal, state, and local legal requirements, filing reports, and detailing needed actions to management

  • Tracking fixed assets and preparing depreciation schedules

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

  • Handling processing tasks for accounts payable and accounts receivable, including collections

  • Overseeing accounting clerks and entry-level bookkeepers

  • Completing bank and general ledger reconciliations; processing payroll


  • High school diploma or equivalent required, and AA degree or higher in Accounting or Business preferred

    • Quickbooks and Peachtree experience a plus
  • Proven flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

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

  • Prior payroll experience preferred

  • A thorough knowledge of accrual and cash basis of accounting

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

  • Experience with government contracts

  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Financial statement preparation experience

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to multitask, collaborate and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds in a fast-paced environment

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in bookkeeping

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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Salary: $19.00 - $22.00 / Hourly

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Date Posted: February 23, 2021

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 00260-0011715168

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance