R & I Tax & Bookkeeping Service, Inc. Accounting/Auditor Assistant Tacoma, WA · Part time

At R & I Tax and Bookkeeping Services, INC we are here to help each client reach financial peace of mind. We are always striving for excellence. We are looking for a determined individual who is looking to learn all about accounting and auditing for small businesses. Experience in these fields is encouraged but not required. Korrin is our accounting/auditing expert. The new hire would be working with her to make sure all our business clients get their bookkeeping squared away. If you'd like to learn more, go ahead and view the job below! We look forward to hearing from you.


We are looking for a skilled Accounting Assistant to perform a variety of accounting functions and and auditing related tasks. An Accounting/Auditing Assistant, is responsible for maintaining financial records, data entering information into software, for management and recording a wide range of financial transactions, depending on the business they support. Their duties include preparing financial statements and confirming the accuracy of accounting software and the accuracy of information.

Accounting/Auditing Assistant responsibilities include keeping financial records updated, preparing reports, and reconciling bank statements. You will also run accounting software programs (e.g. QuickBooks, Xero) to process business transactions, like accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, expense vouchers, and receipts. A successful accounting assistant should be familiar with all accounting procedures and have a flair for numbers.

Ultimately, a successful Accounting/Auditing Assistant will ensure that the company’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively. Prepare reports in a manner that assist tax preparation.

Accounting/Auditing Assistant perform many accounting, customer service and organizational tasks to help maintain the financial health of their clients. Their duties and responsibilities often include:

  • Asking clients questions about their expenses
  • Inputting data from financial records into bookkeeping software or databases
  • Acting as a representative for clients with applicable agencies as required
  • Building customer relationships of trust and integrity


  • Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner
  • Daily enter key data of financial transactions into the software
  • Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures, and applicable laws
  • Constantly update job knowledge
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Reconcile bank account statements and credit card statements monthly.
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Clear all transactions put into suspense account while awaiting the client to respond as to what it's for each month.

Skills preferred but not limited to

  • Accounting degree -Associates or Bachelors
  • Tax Preparation Software CCH Axcess or Tax Act
  • QuickBooks Online experience (required)
  • Xero Software, not required but appreciated
  • Office 365 knowledge and skilled usage
  • Prior experience with full-cycle Accounting
  • Experience in Accounting, not required but is preferred
  • Attention to detail and a keen eye for accuracy
  • Nonprofit experience, not required but appreciated
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal


$19.5 - $25 per hour