Bookkeeper or Full Charge Bookkeeper

  • San Antonio
  • San Antonio, United States

Bookkeeper or Full Charge Bookkeeper

Job description

SPECTRUM ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT has been in business for Nineteen years.  We are proud of our success and for being one of the most recognized HOA Management companies in our industry. We are looking forward to meeting you if you will be dedicated to sharing our vision, values, and providing superior customer service as we continue to build strong and lasting relationships within the communities we serve.  Headquartered in San Antonio, we have offices across Texas and Arizona.


About Spectrum Association Management:

  • We have won Best Places to Work for 13 years in a row!
  • San Antonio-based Homeowners’ Association Management Company.
  • Privately-owned with 19 years in business.
  • Spectrum cares about a balanced home and work life.
  • We offer 5 weeks of PTO.
  • We offer 40 hours per year for paid community service activities.
  • Benefits, including 401k program.
  • Compensation based on experience. 
  • Reports to the Financial Service Manager
  • Internal Learning and Development Management System.

We do not require experience in our industry, but we do require financial preparations and completion of financials experience.  We are looking for someone who enjoys completing multiple financials monthly and working in a fast paced work environment with a great team. 

 

Joining our team is a great opportunity to take your career and talent to the next level, while working for a company that is committed to helping others within the local community. Our management focus inspires others to reach higher levels of performance, while creating “wow” moments for our employees and customers. Spectrum is dedicated to developing anyone into an expert. Have desire and determination?  Join us!

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of client financial records including preparing balance sheets, income statements, bank reconciliations, general ledger reports, receivables reports, cash disbursements, and statements of cash flow for not-for-profit corporations. With a team, this position supports the deadline-driven financial needs of hundreds of property association corporations managed by Spectrum. This position is also responsible for assisting in day-to-day tasks including accounts payable and receivable, check issuance, initial client setup, state required reports and filings, and document compilation for external review. All reports are prepared using accrual accounting, using industry-specific property management accounting software, and in accordance with GAAP.

 SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Record journal entries and other transactions in appropriate client’s books·
  • On a monthly basis, prepare financial reports for clients using industry-specific software.
  • Compile necessary information and documents to provide to association accountants to facilitate the preparation of state and federal filings. 
  • Post payments to client accounts.
  • Issue payments to client vendors.
  • On-board new clients through setting up accounting systems, inputting financial data, and creating initial financial reports.
  • Oversee large projects ensuring taxes and other services requested through an outside party are provided in a timely manner.
  • Answer questions on technical accounting tasks and escalated financial/bookkeeping issues. 
  • Complete homeowner write offs and write off projects in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Complete special projects for HOA Boards, Community Managers, and Division Presidents as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the department manager.

Job requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 4 year Degree in accounting, is required. Employment experience in accounting or bookkeeping for 2 years minimum is also required.
  • Experience with simultaneously completing multiple clients’ financials is required
  • Experience working with completion of financials for HOA entities a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • This position requires strong problem solving skills, including confidence in decision making and ability to effectively explain decisions to clients.
  • This position requires strong analytical and organizational skills and the ability and willingness to work at a fast pace
  • Strong customer service skills are a must for this position as it deals with internal and external customers. 
  • Self motivated individuals who can set and maintain their own pace are also a must.
  • This position deals intensively with accounting so individuals must be well versed in GAAP and be able to explain accounting protocol to clients and other staff members. 
  • Accounting software experience is also preferred, although specific system training will be provided.

Hourly pay: $17.00 to $22.00


Spectrum believes the greatest respect we can show a candidate is to conduct a thorough and detailed interview process. If you are ready and willing to invest your time and effort in Spectrum, then we will surely invest in getting to know you well if we see a solid match to the position. 

If there is a good match and you continue through the process, please be prepared for detailed and multiple steps. This could include a screening interview, department interview, panel interview, employment verification’s and dialog with references. Additionally, if we extend an offer, we conduct drug screening and background checks.