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Bookkeeper

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Department: Context Travel

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Context is looking for a part-time bookkeeper in its Philadelphia office to take on all regular bookkeeping duties for the company. The ideal candidate has 5+ years’ experience and deep familiarity with Quickbooks Online, Quickbooks Offline and Intuit Payroll. Familiarity with international payment tools is strongly desired.

 

The successful candidate is detailed oriented and analytical with a proven track record as a bookkeeper.

 

Context is a small, dynamic company in the tours and activities sector of the travel industry. We organize expert-led tours for the intellectually curious in 41 cities worldwide and operate in an increasingly competitive space. We also enjoy a strong customer base and cult-like following.

 

As a certified B Corp, Context offers competitive salaries and solid benefits, including unlimited vacation, health and 401k, and maternity leave. Our work culture includes some flexibility including the ability to work from home at times. This is a part-time (20 hrs/week) position based in our Center City office.

 

We are a fast-growing company and there is a clear opportunity for this role to grow in scope and time commitment in the years ahead.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Process vendor invoices and handle full-cycle Accounts Payable.
  • Prepare monthly invoices for partners, reconcile payments, and handle full-cycle Accounts Receivable.
  • Deal directly with vendors and staff, both in US and overseas, regarding invoices and expenses.
  • Categorize and classify expenses.
  • Prepare and reconcile commission reports.
  • Balance and reconcile bank, credit card, and cash accounts.
  • Ensure accurate and timely close process. Review, analyze, and prepare monthly journal entries for month end close, including expense accruals, amortizations, and any others that may be required.
  • Prepare and maintain semi-monthly Intuit payroll.
  • Perform research and respond to inquiries as they arise within the company.
  • Ensure financial records comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Strong current knowledge of basic accounting functions, including journal entries, financial reporting, A/P, A/R, and payroll.
  • Ability to multitask between responsibilities; prioritize and handle multiple requests.
  • Strong analytical ability.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience in Google Sheets and Docs.
  • Degree in finance or accounting is preferred.

 

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