Part-time Bookkeeper/Business Associate - New York, NY

New York, United States Full-time

Company Overview

Since 2003, Jade Associates has  been providing specialised accounting and tax services to French expatriates and entrepreneurs. Jade became a part of the the Fiducial family in 2015. Fiducial, founded in France in 1970, is a major provider of financial services (Business Counseling, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax Preparation & Advisory Services) to small businesses and their owners. As a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, Fiducial provides the financial back office infrastructure to clients, allowing them to focus on what they do best:  serve their customers.

Position Overview

Jade is looking for a motivated Bookkeeper/Business Associate to joing its growing team.

The Bookkeeper/Business Associate works in a team environment responsible for full charge bookkeeping, monthly write up, tax, payroll, general ledger accounting, and other accounting functions for a high volume of clients.  

As a multi-faceted position, this opportunity includes monitoring business production pertaining to reviewing accounting reports and answering all technical processing and accounting questions for clients. This dynamic position is well suited for bookkeepers and accountants seeking an opportunity to expand their professional experiences and grow in the accounting industry.

Successful candidate will work Wednesday and Friday, 16 hours/wk.

Desired Skills/ Experience/Attributes

  • 3-5 years of bookkeeping experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proven track record of solving practical problems
  • Proven ability to handle a high-volume workload at a high level of efficiency including monitoring production; answering technical processing and accounting questions; and client reporting.
  • High proficiency with accounting and office software applications

 The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Has a positive attitude and an unrivaled ability to work with peers, staff and senior management collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Is a detail oriented individual with the ability to “think outside the box”
  • Possesses an unquestionable level of integrity and respects quality assurance requirements.
  • Has a history of building relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Is committed to fostering and maintaining a service culture

 Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  •  Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred, but not necessary