Full Charge Bookkeeper/Junior Accountant

Job Posted 3/1/2023
Jorge Perazzo CPA Accountancy Corporation
23822 Valencia Blvd Suite 306
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
United States
Experience Required
Degree Required
$62,000.00 to $72,000.00 Per Year
No Travel
Job Description

Full Charge Bookkeeper/Junior Accountant

Business Overview:

Jorge Perazzo Accountancy has a vision to provide our clients a clear path to their financial success. We bring financial fitness to our clients through insight, trust, and experience. And we care! 

We are an independent CPA firm that provides review and attest services, business consulting, tax, and financial services.   We focus on small business and their growth.

We work with passion to produce accurate, timely, and insightful results. Our work environment is caring, supportive, and never toxic. We are open and approachable to our clients and to each other. We value learning new skills and knowledge and new ways of thinking and performing. We never make excuses. 


We thrive on the empathy and personal support that our office environment generates so we expect our team members to work in our office. We are, of course, sensitive to personal needs and balance them with our business needs.


In support of our clients and for development and training, some travel (within driving distance) is normal for us, so we reimburse the time and direct expenses invested.


We compensate our team well and provide good benefits.

This is a chance to join a well-established firm with a great culture.

Position Overview:

To better serve our clients, we need a full-time, Full Charge Bookkeeper/Junior Accountant to be responsible for managing our clients’ financial records and ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with accounting standards. About 30 clients will be supported initially and will grow over time, based on needs and resources. This position reports directly to the business owner.

Duties Responsibilities include:

·         Produce high quality financial records for our clients.

·         Process, record, and reconcile all financial transactions for the clients, including cash receipts and disbursements, credit card transactions, bank deposits, payroll transactions, accounts payable, accounts receivable, loan amortization adjustments, and depreciation.

·         Track fixed assets to produce and maintain depreciation schedules.

·         Reconcile and close the financial books on a monthly basis.

·         Develop financial reports in accordance with GAAP.

·         Preparing high quality financial statements and information that is ready for tax strategy discussions and tax preparation.

·         Prepare and file compliance tax returns for the clients, such as sales tax returns, business license renewals, business property tax statements, subcontractor 1099's, and other IRS year-end requirements. Assist with reviews, tax planning and tax preparation.

·         Answer client questions, review reconciliations of balance sheet accounts and analyze variances.

·         Identify anomalies and opportunities based on the financial data. Assist clients with various other small business consulting matters such as accounting principles, categorization of expenses, capitalization rules, etc., and improving accounting processes. 

·         Communicate with clients to collect and produce accurate and timely financial information.


·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting or business administration with focus in accounting.

·         CPA license or progress towards license preferred.

·         5+ years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting in a public accounting firm or similar multi-client environment

·         Proficient in accrual and cash basis accounting

·         Familiarity with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and financial reporting requirements for public accounting firms. Experience reconciling and closing books in a timely manner and that accurately depict the client’s state of the business.

·         Success working with accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, financial reporting, and fixed asset depreciation. 

·         Knowledge of capital account closing entries, reconciliation of retained earnings, and other common capital accounts.

·         Understanding of tax laws and regulations, including federal, state, and local

·         Proven record of improving client business results through managing financial records

·         Proficient in accounting software such as QuickBooks both online and desktop versions, as well as Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.

·         Detail-oriented, with a strong focus on accuracy and completeness. 

·         Strong analytical skills, with the ability to identify and resolve financial discrepancies. 

·         Patience and perseverance in the identification and integration of all the data necessary to reconcile and close client books.

·         Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, allocating own time over multiple client tasks as information and resources become available. Prioritize multiple tasks to meet client and practice deadlines.

·         Able to work both independently and collaboratively.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.  

·         Professional personal presentation in the areas of work attire, punctuality, attitude and phone etiquette.

·         Access to own transportation for local travel to clients and for personal development.

Physical Demands:

This job typically requires sitting for long periods of time and using a computer. Occasionally there may be lifting and carrying boxes or files up to 25 pounds. Occasional driving for up to 3 hours. 

Salary and Benefits:

Salary range for this position is between $62,000 and $72,000 per year, based on the education, experience, and demonstrated skills.

Additional tax season performance bonus up to 5% of annual pay.

Benefits include health insurance, 401K with match, paid time off, and individually designed professional development.


23822 Valencia Blvd Suite 306
CA 91355
United States
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