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Complete Back Office hires smart people who have a passion for business. We are more than individual bookkeepers and back office administrators: we are a team. We enjoy helping our clients thrive by putting action into our values: Confidence, Clarity and Commitment. Our team is growing and we invite qualified applicants who share our values to apply for our open positions.

PT Bookkeeper / Accountant

Overview:  Complete Back Office (CBO), based in Arlington, VA,  is a premier provider of outsourced financial services for small businesses and nonprofits (  We are looking to add team members to support our growing client base.  We offer big company benefits in a smaller, flexible, non-traditional work environment.  If you have a passion for numbers and helping small businesses/nonprofits grow, we would like to meet you!


Job Summary:  This position is responsible for day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping services for CBO clients and plays a key role in the growth and success of CBO.   This is a PT position (average 5-10 hours/week) with the opportunity to work more hours during peak times and to work remotely.  Salary starting at $30/hour. We offer the following benefits:

  • 401K with company match
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (FT only)
  • HSA/FSA (FT only)
  • Professional development opportunities

Duties of this position include the following:

Essential Functions

  • Perform accounting and bookkeeping data-entry and other tasks for assigned clients including but not limited to Accounts Payable (A/P), Accounts Receivable (A/R), Journal Entries, Bank Links, Transaction classifications, and Reconciliations
  • Prepare and examine accounting records, including monthly financial statements and other financial reports
  • Maintain proper record keeping of financial records, both paper-based and electronic (includes scanning records to save in electronic storage)
  • Prepare 1099s
  • Use Asana Project Management System to document and track all client-related activities to ensure all tasks are completed on time and accurately
  • Use Harvest Time Tracking system to track hours worked for each client and overhead tasks
  • Follow all company policies and procedures concerning data security and other confidentiality matters

Required Education and Experience

  • QuickBooks experience - minimum 2 years experience with all aspects of QB including A/P, A/R, Reconciliation, Reporting, Bank Links; QB Online experience preferred
  • Thorough understanding of accrual accounting and financial reports
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
  • Must have 1 - 3 years experience in bookkeeping/accounting for small businesses and/or nonprofits
  • Minimum Bachelors in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Must pass a criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • QB Online
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Preparation of business tax filings (gross receipts, property tax, etc.)

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