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Accountant / Bookkeeper

Sarasota, FL

Posted: 04/16/2024 Employment Type: Temp Direct Hire Category: Accountant/Bookkeeper Job Number: 21670 Pay Rate: $50,000 - $65,000

Job Description

Are you an accountant looking for more than just crunching numbers? One of our premier non-profit organizations with locations from Sarasota to Naples is looking for a few Accountants / Bookkeepers to support various entities.  Upon joining their incredible team, you can put your financial expertise to work for a cause that truly makes a difference. We're seeking detail-oriented individuals who are excited to own the accounting process, appreciate a broad set of responsibilities, and are committed to accuracy and integrity in their work. In this position, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the fiscal health and transparency of this organization, empowering them to maximize their impact in the community. The ideal candidate for this position will have core accounting experience (bank recs, month-end close, journal entries, GL reporting, etc.) and office management expertise. If you're passionate about using your skills to support meaningful projects and want to be part of a dedicated team working towards positive change, we want to hear from you! Level 2 background clearance required!

Accountant / Bookkeeper Benefits and Compensation: 

  • A professional working environment
  • FANTASTIC benefits and incredible work/life balance
  • Ample PTO and holidays
  • GREAT leadership and high visibility
  • Highly competitive compensation of $50,000 - $65,000 (commensurate with experience)

Accountant / Bookkeeper Job Duties: 

  • Maintain integrity of general ledger entries.
  • Perform account reconciliations.
  • Investigate and resolve billing discrepancies.
  • Process incoming payments accurately.
  • Execute special projects and additional duties as assigned.
  • Maintain accuracy and organization of financial records.
  • Implement and oversee cash flow management procedures.
  • Facilitate the budgeting process for the organization.
  • Provide financial analysis and recommendations.
  • Serve as a point of contact between the organization and relevant authorities.
  • Optimize cash management strategies.
  • Coordinate and review financial activities of organizational units.
  • Supervise various bookkeeping tasks including accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, collections, and timekeeping.
  • Cultivate strong internal and external relationships.
  • Assess and address staffing needs in collaboration with management.
  • Offer professional support to staff members.
  • Coordinate insurance matters with relevant authorities.
  • Supervise staff activities and provide guidance as needed.
  • Consult with and advise leadership on business and administrative matters affecting the organization.

Accountant / Bookkeeper Skills/Qualifications: 

  • AA or Bachelor’s in Accounting or Business Administration preferred
  • 3-5 years in similar position
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • QuickBooks experience a plus
  • Ability to manage indirect and direct reports through strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must pass accounting and competency test provided by the client
  • Solid critical thinking and analysis and attention to detail

At AccountAbility Staffing, a Division of Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in the greater Tampa Bay area. Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it! For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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