Work from home accounting and bookkeeping jobs, like those in many other professions, are gaining in availability. For those who have the necessary experience and credentials, these companies are looking for your services.
Work From Home Accounting and Bookkeeping
Launched in 1991, Bookminders provides an outsourced accounting and bookkeeping system that allows accountants to do the work they love primarily from the comfort of their own home.
According to Bookminders “approximately two-thirds” of the work can be performed from home, but you must be willing to travel for in-office and client meetings, and training sessions. You must live near Pittsburgh or Philadelphia to work with Bookminders.
Intuit hires seasonal Tax Advisors to help customers file their taxes with TurboTax.
Intuit requires the following:
- Must possess active credential, EA (Enrolled Agent) or CPA (Certified Public Accountant).
- Experience preparing federal and state individual (1040) tax returns, minimum 5 years. Business return (1120, 1120S, 1065, 1041) preparation a plus.
- Extensive knowledge of tax laws.
- Ability to research tax topics and explain tax concepts to taxpayers.
Even if you’re not an accountant with an active credential, you can work with Intuit as Tax Support Specialist.
SmartBooks offers accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, and other services to small business clients. It appears that on-site training may be required, so only residents of Concord, Massachusetts and San Antonio, Texas may apply. SmartBooks has positions available for all experience works with small and mid-sized businesses by providing virtual accounting services, allowing their clients to make informed business decisions. The company assigns each business with a daily bookkeeper, an accounting software specialist, and a hires accountants and bookkeepers with various levels of experience. While accountants need certification and over ten years of qualifying experience, bookkeepers must only have a few years of QuickBooks and bookkeeping experience. Since location does not matter, the job only requires a computer with internet access.
Robert Half Finance and Accounting is a staffing agency that looks to match accountants and other finance professionals to jobs and clients that suit them best. All experience levels are welcome to apply.
Harshman Phillips & Company (HPC) went from a traditional CPA firm to a cloud-based company in 2011. HPC has clients in 28 states and six continents, and employees can work from anywhere with an internet connection with no travel necessary.
HPC provides training services, outsourced accounting and bookkeeping, virtual CFO and advisory services, and more.
HireAthena (formerly BackOps)
HireAthena provides HR and accounting solutions to businesses. HireAthena’s founder is a mother of three who understands the need for work-life balance, so home-based positions offer flexible scheduling and no commute along with many other benefits.
Currently, HireAthena is actively recruiting for Accounting Managers and Controllers to work with clients from the comfort of home.
AcuityComplete is another company looking to take the stress of bookkeeping away from business owners, allowing them to focus on what they do best. Acuity offers full financial services, from payroll to collections.
They are currently hiring people in Georgia for bookkeeping and controller positions. You will be required to work on-site once a week, but the remainder of the work week is flexible.
LiveCA provides financial services from tax filings to budgeting for clients all across Canada. LiveCA is currently recruiting Associates (CPA Students) and Senior Managers.
LiveCA offers flexible hours, a benefits package, stipends for cell phone and internet service, and a brand new MacBook.