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Beachwood, OH 44122 | Temp-to-Perm

Post Date: 11/01/2017 Job ID: 06 - 114994 tj Industry: Accounting / Bookkeeping Pay Rate: Pay commensurate with experience

This large accounting firm is seeking a Paraprofessional for a full-time position to perform the routine full-charge bookkeeping functions for the firm clients’ accounting needs, record transactions within established systems and procedures, manage the computerized internal accounting system, and work closely with other firm staff to ensure all tax compliance is completed timely.  Work hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Record monthly financial transactions in clients’ books and records, utilizing a variety of computerized systems
  • Prepare interim and year-end compiled financial statements
  • Prepare payroll reports and all monthly and quarterly payroll tax returns for clients on a timely basis.  This includes applicable federal, state, and local payroll taxes and all related on-line filings
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Ability to reconcile client’s trial balance and assemble work papers that document and support the period end account balances in client’s books and records
  • Experience in posting participant account activity for medical, dental, disability, and life insurance plans, 401(k) plans, and flex spending plans
  • Ability to prepare individual and simple business income tax returns a plus
  • Assist with client communication
  • Work with confidential client matters
  • Perform other related work as required

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ bookkeeping or previous paraprofessional experience
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism, and work with a variety of computerized accounting systems
  • Ability to operate a calculator, computer, copier, scanner, and other general office equipment
  • Experience with QuickBooks Accounting Software, Pro Advisor certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements associated with processing payroll transactions and preparation of payroll returns
  • Experience in monitoring and recording participant account activity in Section 125 plans, 401(k) plans, and medical insurance plans a plus
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to execute assignments of a confidential nature and to maintain the strictest confidentiality
  • Dependable, willing and able to learn
  • Must have a solid work history

For an immediate interview, please call 440-788-4151 or submit your resume to

Area Professionals is a division of Area Temps, a staffing industry leader in Northeastern Ohio since 1987.  The Area Professionals team specializes in direct hire and contract recruiting at the professional, mid-management and executive levels.

Area Professionals

With over 20 years of experience and a client base that ranges from industry leaders in Northeast Ohio to international Fortune 500 corporations, Area Professionals can provide unique advantages when you are ready to make a career move. Our recruiters have developed a national network of professional contacts in a wide range of industries. But we haven't forgotten the importance of personal service and attention to detail. Above all, we believe it's important to establish a relationship of trust with both our candidates and our client companies. We realize that today's successful job applicant will be part of our referral network tomorrow, and a potential hiring contact in the future!

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