Job Description

Location: Austin, TX or Virtual / Telecommute TX, LA, CT, OH, KY, AZ
Job Type: Full Time  / Salaried

General Overview         

The Bookkeeper is integral to increasing the breadth of services Fourlane offers to clients. Bookkeepers provide bookkeeping services to small-to-midsize business clients who are using Intuit’s QuickBooks.

This role includes daily bookkeeping duties for multiple clients including but not limited to accounts receivable, accounts payable, reconciliation, monthly closes, plus some QuickBooks training. Fourlane Bookkeepers interact with and advise clients during services and in a post-sale capacity.

Responsibilities              

The position includes bookkeeping and accounting services for the hiring company, including but not limited to accounts receivable, accounts payable, reconciliation, and monthly closes.

Managing projects independently, or communicating any difficulty to the team and team leader.

Maintain accurate information in client files.

Make appointments with new clients for training and other on-going services.

Independently manage the clients and create opportunity.

Use effective written and verbal communication skills externally with prospective clients, and internally with colleagues and managers.

Enter data and manage projects in Fourlane’s CRM system, including diligently log hours as time cards.

Maintain acceptable billable percentage and effective hourly rates.

Other functions may be assigned as business conditions change.

Education           

Required

  • High School Edu/GED

Preferred

  • Associate’s degree or higher

Skills, Experience, and Knowledge

Required

  • Bookkeeping experience 2+ years
  • QuickBooks experience 2+ years
  • Basic Accounting knowledge
  • Basic project management skills
  • Confidence in creating and managing projects from beginning to end
  • Basic PC computer knowledge
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer support skills
  • Ability to work independently within a team dynamic without constant supervision

Preferred

  • Consulting Firm or CPA firm experience

Ideal Candidate:

This position is described as being very analytical and technical in nature, and, as a result, requiring an individual who is reserved, reflective, and initially shy around others. The position requires a communication style that is matter-of-fact, direct, and factual. The work environment requires that this individual be appraised on the quality of the deductive analyses of the facts, data, and tangible pieces of their assignments.

This position is described as having a great deal of predictability and repetition where tasks are done in an orderly and systematic way. A high level of patience is necessary; because there are minimal changes in procedure.

This individual needs a temperament which demonstrates a good deal of patience working with routine or repetitive activities. The environment should be considered methodical, efficient, and productive.

He or she would feel overwhelmed in an environment where there was considerable pressure, change, or disruption. Consequently, it is imperative that the position be structured and systematized so that it functions smoothly and predictably.

This position is described as requiring a balance between subjective and objective analysis in response to events or problems. This individual will give consideration to the relative emotional elements of their work environment, but they will balance out those emotions by comparing them against objective tangible facts.

This individual is a person who tries to be attentive and responsive to the emotional needs of others, but keeps an eye on the objective needs of the situation. Sometimes this person will be influenced by feelings and emotions to the detriment of problem solving.

The nature of this position has been described as requiring a great deal of ingenuity, creativity in the development of new products or services, innovative thoughts and ideas, which contribute to the development of new business strategies or to the realignment of organizational structure.

This person will use a great deal of abstract reasoning, free-thinking, and multidimensional thinking in making decisions.

Why Work for Fourlane?            

Virtual work environment, Employee Paid Health Benefits, 401K, much more.

Fourlane Benefits

  • Employer-Paid Medical, Dental/Vision, and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) and PTO
  • Limited Office Expense Reimbursement
  • Tuition/Training/Membership Payment Program
  • Work from Home
  • Flex hours for Consultants
  • Company laptop, monitor, phone, etc.
  • Opportunity to participate in company sponsored charity events