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Bookkeeper

The Steward

 
 

Sherwood Fellows Why:

“We call those who dare into tribes so that they can know their identity and experience belonging.”

What We Do

We help our clients revolutionize their organization by leading them through a process to uncover their most deeply held convictions and by helping them build a culture through visually articulated values, traditions, rituals and symbols. This process results in each customer, staff member, and partner of our client’s organization feeling an indescribable sense of loyalty, belonging, and purpose.

Book Keeper Role

Sherwood Fellows is looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to maintain our financial records, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments.

Bookkeeper job duties include working closely process accounts payable and receivable and manage invoices and tax payments. Our ideal candidate can work in both details and big picture and has experience book keeping with an LLC with multiple types of projects and clients. Experience with Freshbooks is preferred.

Perform monthly bank account reconciliations, accept online transactions into Freshbooks, and provide monthly, quarterly, and end of year P&L and balance sheet reports.  


Hours are flexible, position is remote.

You

Are you the sort of person who cannot stand it when a filing system is inefficient? Do you love the details and hate idea conversations that don’t get executed? Do you love budgets and post it notes and to do lists?

If so, this job will make you come alive.

This is a paid, part-time, entry level position.

What you Will Do:

  • Collect and organize invoices

  • Pay invoices

  • Weekly meeting to review where finances are

    • Prep for meeting by gathering info

  • Coordinate with Crossroads about Catholic Creatives

    • Give monthly breakdowns of income/expenses from Stripe, Ticketspice, paypal, etc.

  • Communicate with clients about invoice questions, follow up about payments.

  • Pick up and deposit checks.**if local to Dallas.

  • Develops system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts; defining bookkeeping policies and procedures.

  • Maintains subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions.

  • Balances subsidiary accounts by reconciling entries.

  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary account summaries.

  • Balances general ledger by preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.

  • Maintains historical records by filing documents.

  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions.

  • Coordinate with accountant/cpa to keep on regular tax deadlines

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Our Culture:

We love freelance life, and want to help every member of the Sherwood Tribe achieve the life of their dreams. We are a remote culture; we value freedom over perceived stability and belonging over material comfort. If you work with us you may:

  1. Step through a wormhole and never see life the same way again.

  2. Find it difficult to take a job anywhere else.

  3. Totally hate it.

Requirements:

  1. Self-Motivated — Our work matters, so we hold ourselves accountable to deadlines.

  2. Emotional IQ — Managing people requires empathy. To do lists aren’t enough if you don’t know how to help individuals execute together.

  3. Entrepreneurial Thinking — You believe there is a creative way around the obstacles you face.

  4. Humility — The work isn’t about you.

  5. Almost OCD — You have a compulsion to improve efficiency in systems.

  6. We have lots of Christian and Catholic religious organizations as clients. We welcome people of any faith background, but you must feel comfortable speaking and understand the languages of these clients, and must be able to be motivated by their missions.

If this sounds like you, please email us with a bit about your background and a few sentences about why you’d like to join us.

Anthony@sherwoodfellows.com