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Robert Half Full Charge Bookkeeper in Santa Barbara, California

Description We have a pressing need for a Full Charge Bookkeeper to supervise cash flow, financial statement preparation, audit, clerical staff, full cycle A/P, payroll, bank reconciliations, journal entries, and month-end close. Explore this challenging Full Charge Bookkeeper role, offered on a full-time basis, with a client of Robert Half in the Santa Barbara, California area. Submit an application for this role now!

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Arrange monthly reconciliations, financial statements and all supporting documents

  • Organize subcontractor 1099's, and any other IRS year-end requirement

  • Make all cash account journal entries including loans, taxes, bank fees, 401(k) deductions, etc.

  • Organize cash flow projections, as needed

  • Catalog sales tax records and create and file quarterly payments

  • Keep Accounts Payable up to date

  • Administer monthly accounting close

  • Outline business license and gross receipts

  • Additional special projects if necessary

  • Credit Card management and reconciliation

  • File budget transfers

  • Direct Accounts Receivable Requirements - Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Great attention to detail

  • Proven analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills

    • Dynamic accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred

  • Solid understanding of Paychex

  • Proficiency in billing

  • Proven knowledge of general ledger

  • Cash flow management experience

  • Expertise in Accounts Payable (AP)

  • General familiarity with month end closings

  • Well-founded grasp of journal entries

  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business-related field preferred

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

  • Great written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.

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