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Posted: Wed Mar 06 2024


Houston, TX



Boulo is recruiting for a Bookkeeper for a private family investment firm in Houston, TX. The Bookkeeper is responsible for maintaining the financial records of the family investment office, including recording financial transactions, managing accounts payable and receivable, reconciling bank statements, and preparing financial reports. The individual in this role will ensure the accuracy and integrity of the office's financial data and support the overall financial management of the investment portfolio. The Family Office owns several special purpose entities designed for holding specific assets and/or investments. The Bookkeeper will maintain all entities in good standing and provide monthly and annual reporting for all entities. 

Employment Type: Full-time
Flexibility: In-office on Houston, TX with a flexible work environment
Pay: $60,000 - $70,000
Benefits: Full benefits package offered 

Responsibilities of the Bookkeeper: 
  • Financial Record Keeping:
    • Record daily financial transactions, including purchases, sales, receipts, and payments, in the accounting software.
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all financial transactions.
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable:
    • Manage accounts payable, including processing invoices, verifying expenses, and preparing payments.
    • Manage accounts receivable, including issuing invoices, tracking payments, and following up on overdue accounts.
  • Bank Reconciliation:
    • Reconcile bank statements to ensure accuracy of financial records.
    • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies in the financial records.
  • Financial Reporting:
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
    • Assist with budget preparation and financial forecasting.
  • Tax Preparation:
    • Assist with tax preparation and filing, including gathering financial information and coordinating with tax advisors.
  • Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with financial policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
    • Maintain organized financial records for audit and compliance purposes.
  • Administrative Support:
    • Provide administrative support to the head of family office, including filing, data entry, and document management.
    • Assist with ad-hoc financial projects and analysis as required.

Requirements of the Bookkeeper:
  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field or relevant industry experience 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of bookkeeping or accounting experience, preferably in a family office or investment management environment.
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks) and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word).
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in financial record-keeping.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive financial information.

Career Path: A bookkeeper in the family investment office may have opportunities for career advancement to senior bookkeeper, accounting manager, or finance manager roles within the office or the broader family enterprise.

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