Bookkeeper Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bookkeeper in 48858:
"Organize organize."
Start organize and stay that way.

Bookkeeper in Concord:
Make sure that you understand why you are performing a task. Be conscientious and detail oriented. Follow established procedures but be prepared to offer new and more efficient ways of doing things. Back to number one, understand why you do things before trying to change things around.

Bookkeeper in New Castle:
"Your Workday To Do List."
ASK QUESTIONS! Inquire about deadlines from your supervisor. Keep a calendar. Resolve issues within a week if possible. Have your supervisor step in when needed. Post items as received so as not to become overwhelmed.

Bookkeeper in Staten Island:

Bookkeeper in Sumter:
"Never Accept A Insufficient Salary or Benefit Plan."
Do not accept a job you are overqualified for because they will quickly see your value and add to your job duties. However your salary will never be re-considered. Always get vacation, benefits, overtime pay and holiday benefits in writing.

Bookkeeper in Lafayette:
An organized filing system, either electronic or paper, and routinely updating files for receivables/payables is essential. Getting behind on keeping files organized will cause unnecessary stress.

Bookkeeper in Portland:
"High stress levels."
Get as much education as you can in as many areas as you can.