Bookkeeper Jobs in Iowa

Oversee the general ledger. Bookkeepers—also called bookkeeping clerks—are responsible for making the organization’s financial transactions, balancing company accounts, preparing bank deposits, and delivering accounting reports. They maintain records related to accounts payable and receivable, expenditures, receipts, and profit and loss.

Because many bookkeeping functions are performed electronically, these employees must be proficient with computers. The profession requires a strong understanding of accounting software used to record and analyze financial data, such as QuickBooks or Sage.

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Extension Bookkeeper

  • Scott County Agricultural Extension Service
  • Bettendorf, IA
  • 16 days ago

Once checks have been created, the external bookkeeper will e-mail checks to the internal bookkeeper so the county can print them....

Bookkeeper Utica City School District Utica, NY Full-time Accounting Posted on May 04, 2022 Alert me to jobs like this one The Utica City School District announces the following vacancy: Bookkeeper...

Office Manager/Bookkeeper (Group Benefits, LTD)

  • Acrisure
  • Urbandale, IA
  • 24 days ago

We are currently looking to add to our team an exciting opportunity as an Office Manager/Bookkeeper....

Bookkeeper

  • Randstad
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 26 days ago

General Ledger Financial Statements Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable Qualifications Years of experience: 5 years Experience level: Experienced Randstad is a world leader in matching great people...

Bookkeeper/Payroll - Nichols, IA

  • Nichols, IA
  • 27 days ago

is hiring a Bookkeeper/Payroll Administrator to serve its Nichols, IA location....

Bookkeeper

  • SIOUX CITY COMM SCHOOL DIST
  • Sioux City, IA
  • 30+ days ago

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Bookkeeper will provide accounting and administrative support to the Principal and Assistant Principals. Works closely with teachers and staff concerning accounting issues....

Demographic Data for Iowa

Moving to Iowa? Find some basic demographic data about Iowa below.


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Bookkeeper Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Xero Course for small businesses or Bookkeepers
Are you struggling to understand Xero/Bookkeeping or are not sure if you are doing your accounts correctly or maybe you are new to accounting/bookkeeping and would like to enrol on a structured,...

QuickBooks Online for Beginners: Small Business & Bookkeeper
**Course Updated**April 2021 - QuickBooks Online - Advanced Topics addedIf you're brand new to QuickBooks and specifically, QuickBooks Online, then this is the course for you!In this QuickBooks...

Intuit Bookkeeping
Whether you are starting out or looking for a career change, the Intuit Bookkeeping Professional Certificate prepares you for a variety of jobs in public accounting, private industry, government,...

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Salary for Bookkeeper Jobs in Iowa

This is the average annual salary for Bookkeeper jobs in Iowa as reported by the BLS.

$40,396

Top Hiring Companies

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Bookkeeper positions.

Highest Education Level

Bookkeepers in Iowa offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (44.8%)
  • Master's Degree (15.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.0%)
  • High School or GED (14.0%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.8%)
  • Some College (1.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.6%)
  • Some High School (0.4%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Bookkeepers in Iowa
  • Less than 1 year (29.7%)
  • 4-6 years (24.0%)
  • 2-4 years (22.2%)
  • 1-2 years (21.3%)
  • None (2.5%)
  • 6-8 years (0.3%)

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