Based on 3,027 responses, the job of Bookkeeper has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.08 out of 5. On average, Bookkeepers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Bookkeeper?
"Perks Of Self Employment."
Pros: Flexible schedule. Casual dress. No commuting.
Cons: Although flexible hours is good I feel like I am working all the time even though I work part-time.
Pros: Work from home.
Cons: The pay.
"That payroll would be included."
Consider all job responsibilities in the dept before accepting pay scale.
Cons: Little interaction with others of my profession. No windows.
"No Payrise or incentives."
Make sure you have a contract. Read the small print. Salary and incentives are worth it. Do not be taken for a fool.
"Under appreciated, trust issues."
Whether you're an employee or independent contractor, developing a trusting relationship is the first & often very frustrating issue you face with any new employer or client. Some employers feel that anyone can do bookkeeping (just need to know how to add & subtract) and your job duties almost always expand with additional tasks including file clerk, receptionist, and human resources tasks.
Pros: Interacting with clients, making friends at work, being able to wear casual/office clothes.
Cons: Not feeling appreciated, feeling underpaid, and being taken advantage of because I am young.