Buckeye Bookkeeping Services located in Delaware, Ohio, is a woman-owned entrepreneur business that provides professional bookkeeping, and accounting services and consulting to small- and medium-sized businesses and nonprofit organizations. Buckeye is seeking a full-time Director of Accounting and Bookkeeping Services to join our team.

We think you will like it here! We are passionate about providing a competitive wage in a casual work environment where the contributions of our employees are valued and considered to be integral to our success. If you are looking for a career with a company where you can thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with the flexibility that only a small business can give, Buckeye Bookkeeping may be right for you.

You will enjoy a competitive salary of $58,000-62,000, eight paid holidays in addition to Paid Time Off (PTO). The Company will pay for certification, mileage, and telephone reimbursement at the company-approved rate. Aflac benefits available and free parking in an attractive second story renovated building in downtown Delaware close to eateries and shopping. Flexible remote work available.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As the Director of Accounting and Bookkeeping Services for Buckeye Bookkeeping Services, you will be a strategic thought partner to the president and serve as a key leadership team member. The Director will oversee internal reporting activities and administrative processes in addition to client relations and deliverables to deliver outstanding customer service. This role includes managerial responsibilities include employee performance and development. The Director will support all aspects of the accounting cycle, preparing reports, handling information requests, and coordinating administrative functions. And there is no tax cycle nor payroll with which to deal!

If you have a take-charge personality and like to take ownership of a wide range of day-to-day responsibilities with an entrepreneurial spirit, you will be a great fit to the Buckeye team! Some of the essential job functions include:

Managerial/Administrative Services

  • Serve as key leadership team member contributing ideas and input for strategic decisions.
  • Develop and promote the implementation of company best practices, policies, procedures, and expectations as well as provide recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, and organizational changes.
  • Oversee project management system to ensure each project is outlined accordingly and contains relevant tasks and that each team member’s data is accurate and up to date.

People/Team Member Services

  • Manage bookkeepers and accountants including the day-to-day oversight of work performed, the performance management process, scheduling and providing positive reinforcements.
  • Oversee employee training programs and associate engagement efforts.
  • Review and submit time for payroll processing and benefits management/tracking.
  • Work with outside HR firm to create job descriptions, hire personnel and complete onboarding/offboarding.
  • Manage and communicate cost control policies and budgets to employees.

Accountant Services

This position will also provide accounting support for the business and for initiating contact with clients to continue the proactive relationship established for obtaining financial documents and for clarifying transactional activities.

  • Maintain regular communications with various stakeholders and clients.
  • Collect and organize client information – payroll reports, quarterlies, year-end reports, point of sale reports, bank statements, and loan statements, etc.
  • Process accounts receivable/payable as well as coordination of year-end tax package information.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will need to be successful:

  • Accounting and bookkeeping background.
  • A commitment to maintain excellent client service and delivery.
  • Previous experience in an office environment with people management skills.
  • Strong business insight and strategic thinking/planning skills.
  • Skills in implementing sound business processes and monitor key business metrics.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Critical thinking and time management skills to balance multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proven knowledge of performance evaluation metrics in a business setting.
  • An entrepreneurial attitude to identify and resolve potential problems.
  • Honest, ethical, and moral behavior regarding Company operations and interactions and client confidentiality.
  • Continued interest in learning about the industry to help the business continue to grow.

Education and Experience:

Buckeye does require an associate degree with a bachelor’s degree preferred. Five to seven years of experience using QuickBooks is required. You will need to be proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook as well as experience using basic web-based applications such as Google Docs. Buckeye also uses file share platforms, Office 365 and SharePoint.

Work Environment: This position works primarily within a professional but casual office environment. Professionalism and discretion are required. Position will communicate with clients and other stakeholders so there will be minimal travel to meet with clients and periodically attend stakeholder meetings (i.e., board meetings, finance committee meetings, etc.). Potential for workplace location flexibility (remote access).

Compensation and Benefits: A competitive salary of $58,000-$62,000 and enjoy paid holidays and time off.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE PARTNERING WITH GO-HR TO FILL THIS POSITION. ALL RESUMES AND A COVER LETTER OUTLINING YOUR COMPENSATION EXPECTATION MUST BE SUBMITTED AS DIRECTED by this site. ANY INQUIRIES TO OUR OFFICE WILL BE DIRECTED TO GO-HR.

Buckeye Bookkeeping is an Equal l Opportunity Employer. This is a non-smoking environment. This job description is designed to be a good representation of the job requirements but is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee.