Accounting Associate/Bookkeeper


The Accounting Associate/Bookkeeper is responsible for computing, classifying and recording financial transactions to ensure the financial records of our BB clients are accurate. The Accounting Associate/Bookkeeper also performs routine financial calculations and general ledger duties.


Considering the above general accountabilities in greater detail, below is a list of specific tasks that fall within the responsibility of this position:

  • Enter data into client software and reconcile bank, debit and credit card statements on a monthly basis
  • Perform scheduled computations of prepaid expenses, accruals, interest, and enter depreciation expense
  • Use the firm’s software programs to automate the process of data entry and adjusting entries. This may include using technology to link client’s software with the firm’s
  • Effectively communicate with the clients to receive information necessary to complete an engagement with minimum disruption to the client
  • Prepare client financial statements
  • Independently and proactively perform tasks assigned
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all client and firm business

Qualifications and Education

  • Two-year accounting degree preferred
  • Minimum 4 years accounting experience preferred
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Minimum of four years’ experience with QuickBooks preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 20 hours continuing education annually
  • Proficiency with computer, spreadsheet software program and calculator
  • Well-rounded knowledge of accounting principles, payroll and sales tax
  • Understanding of various accounting software programs
  • Some local travel is required
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Physical Demands

  • Required to sit for long periods of time
  • Extensive computer use and use of keyboard and mouse
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Boyum Barenscheer, PLLP, located near Mall of America offers a fun, business casual environment, competitive pay and benefits including 401(k) with matching contribution, employer paid health insurance (full-time only), Paid Time Off and much more!

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