Remote Cloud Bookkeeper, Xero

Remote Salt Lake CIty, Utah Accountingfly

Our CPA firm client is looking for an experienced REMOTE cloud bookkeeper/accountant. This client offers the ultimate in work/life balance. 

This client is an entirely virtual public accounting firm that provides outsourced CFO, accounting, payroll, and tax services to the fitness industry. This role may be a good fit for you if you have experience working in cloud-based platforms and enjoy new technologies.  

You will work on a strict monthly accounting cycle, respond quickly to client requests, sometimes work odd hours, and on tight deadlines.  This entirely remote position is a full-time, telecommuting role, with flexible hours.  As such, the ability to communicate clearly via video, email, and telephone is critical.

Full Charge Bookkeeping Skills

  • Prepare month-end client financial reports which are delivered to the client timely, complete and accurate every month.
  • Reconcile multiple bank and credit card feeds, coding transactions, and maintaining general ledger.
  • Maintain subsidiary records for fixed assets, loan balances and other accounts.
  • Analyze and reconcile accounts as necessary.
  • Book payroll, monthly sales, inventory and other month-end adjusting journal entries.
  • Prepare and review financial statements prior to delivering them to the manager.
  • Prepare payroll for clients’ employees.
  • Prepare accurate and timely payroll tax deposits and related filings.
  • Process garnishment, support orders, and IRS documentation related to payroll.
  • Verify employees’ vacation, sick and PTO accruals, and adjust as needed.
  • Accounts Payable – enter and pay bills, settle disputes, review statements, etc.
  • Prepare sales tax returns and related filing instructions.
  • Prepare and file Personal Property tax returns annually.
  • Prepare IRS and State payroll and sales tax correspondence.
  • Client facing and main point of contact for client communications around transactional work.
  • Assist in timely and courteously answering client questions via email and video; meeting virtually with our clients as needed.
  • Interacts with customers and resolve client concerns, relaying relevant comments from client to manager.
  • Represent the company in a courteous, efficient and friendly manner in all customer and employee interactions to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for 20-25 <$1 Million revenue client accounts simultaneously.


  • 4+ years of public accounting experience.
  • Solid understanding of debit and credits a must.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills.
  • Success in a virtual environment
  • A dedicated, secure, and quiet room to work from home with no interruptions to conduct video calls.
  • Have a strong, consistent internet connection.
  • Ability to manage deadlines of various client accounts.
  • Ability to multitask to manage multiple clients simultaneously.
  • Self-assured, capable, comfortable and adept in both written and video client communication to clearly and effectively.
  • Enjoys working and communicating directly with the client.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and video communication skills.
  • Proactively communicate with each client, client advisor, and tax team.
  • Self-starter – able to identify work that needs to be done and do it without being instructed to do so.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-directed, and motivated.
  • High degree of confidentiality.
  • Proficiency with technology including Microsoft suite, Gmail, zoom, Xero, QuickBooks, Dropbox, Payroll Relief, Practice Ignition are all pluses. Must have the ability to quickly learn new platforms.
  • Please note we are a Xero firm that rarely uses Quickbooks.

Benefits (just to name a few)!: 

  • No commute – work from home!
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Growing firm. 
  • Supportive and flexible work environment.
  • Client provides workstation and related electronics, reimburses $100/month for cell phone and internet.

Individual Goals:

  • Master Xero and become certified.
  • Proficient in, Trello, Dropbox, Payroll Relief, Practice Ignition,
  • If CPA, CPE to maintain CPA License
  • Trip to Colorado to visit client locations and meet with firm founder.

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