Bookkeeping Specialist



$55,000 - $70,000 Per Year + Bonus + Benefits

Onboarding Bonus of $7,500


Full-Time – Hybrid – Monday – Thursday in office – Middletown, DE


We are a fast-growing and fast-paced public accounting firm in Middletown, DE with a nontraditional outlook. We take our work seriously, but not ourselves. We are looking for enthusiastic professionals to join our staff that will love to help small businesses navigate regulations and reporting by working in the trenches with our clients and our internal team. Our staff and culture are our biggest assets. We continually invest in their skills, growth and wellbeing. In turn, our staff are integral to our growth and included in the conversations about management and the best direction for our firm and our clients.


Retirement Plan (6% Employer Contribution), Dental, Life, Medical Reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement/Student Loan Repayment, Quarterly and Annual Bonus Structure (up to an additional 20% of compensation), Maternity, Paternity and FMLA Leave, Paid Time Off, Onboarding bonus of $7,500 (half at 30 days and half at 18 months)

Our new family member will be responsible for:

  • Posting banking and other transactions to general ledger accounts

  • Reconciling bank, credit card, loan, investment, and liability accounts on a monthly basis

  • Contacting clients about missing work, transaction details, and questions

  • Reviewing own work to ensure standards are met

  • Preparing payroll transactions and remitting liabilities to tax authorities on a timely basis

  • Updating employee demographic data including direct deposit information, withholding, and garnishments

  • Preparing payroll tax returns including 941s, UC8s, W2s and 1099s

  • Enrolling client employees in benefit plans and updating the employee contributions

  • Reviewing - in detail - the transactions of the client each week or month for appropriateness, consistency, and completeness

  • Ensuring that proper supporting workpapers are in place

Our new family member must:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Public Accounting/Bookkeeping position is preferred.

  • Proficient in QuickBooks (Experience in Accounting CS and/or tax software a plus)

  • Experienced in MS Word & Outlook & extensive experience in MS Excel required

  • Excellent verbal, written communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to prioritize tasks with attention to detail

  • Ability to work efficiently with cloud based systems is important

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team setting

Our ideal new family member has:

  • Is able to manage the needs of many clients

  • Has a tech forward approach and broad understanding of a cloud working environment

  • Had mastered great organizational and time management skills

  • Is a delight to work with and feels a sense of loyalty to their coworkers

  • Has a strong understanding of payroll, benefits and the drafting of payroll taxes

  • Is candid about mistakes and missteps and enjoys continually learning new things

  • Understands how to correctly post transactions for different business types and industries

  • Loves the opportunity to shine and actively seeks additional work when assigned tasks have been completed

  • Believes in establishing and following procedures for optimum client continuity

  • Is a great communicator and has an eye for detail

  • Is comfortable and confident communicating with clients and peers

  • Is comfortable asking for help or direction when needed

  • Is proactive and a team player

  • Is available to work 35-50 hours per week during peak seasons

The ideal candidate does not:

  • Disregard deadlines or postpone deadlines

  • Allow distractions to detract from the client's needs

  • Hesitate to ask for help after trying known resources

  • Overstate experience or understanding

  • Delegate more work than they complete

  • React defensively to problems or blame others

  • Believe that they have learned all there is to know

  • Speak about our client's confidential business

Experiences that are helpful:

  • Extensive experience with payroll, payroll taxes and benefits

  • Experience with Accounting CS or Creative Solutions, PracticeCS and FileCabinet CS

  • Experience in a not for profit setting

  • Experience with fixed asset and tax software

  • Experience with internal controls

Applications can be made by emailing a resume and letter of interest to