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Office Assistant / Bookkeeping

Shelby, NC

Job Category: Office - Admin Clerical Job Number: PM176551616

Job Description

Office Assistant/ Bookkeeper


Personnel Services Unlimited seeks an Office Assistant/ Bookkeeper. The office assistant will have a strong knowledge of General Ledger, Month End/Year End Close, Accounts Payable and Receivable skills, and excellent customer service abilities for a local Shelby, NC client.


Salary & Benefits: $17.00/hour

  • $17.00 per hour
  • Benefits (Health and Life Insurance)
  • Weekly Pay, Holiday Pay, Referral Bonuses

Location:  Shelby, NC

Type:  Temp-to-Hire


This role involves managing financial tasks such as,

  • General Ledger (GL)
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Check writing
  • Journal entries
  • Profit and loss statements
  • Month and Year End close
  • Tax Returns

Additionally, you'll provide top-notch customer services, waiting on customers, answering phones, and processing orders. Proficiency in 10-key data entry and punctuality are essential.

Accounting and Financial Tasks:

Handle accounting tasks: A/P, check writing, journal entries, and financial statements.

  • Maintain the general ledger, ensuring accurate and up-to-date financial records.
  • Process accounts payable, including vendor invoices, payments, and check writing.
  • Prepare journal entries to record financial transactions and adjustments.
  • Assist in month-end closing processes to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • Handle bank deposits and reconcile bank accounts regularly
  • Prepares profit and loss statements, providing insights into financial performance.

Office and Administrative Tasks:

  • Manage day-to-day tasks for the office, ensuring smooth operations.
  • Utilize general office equipment, such as calculators, email, and computers.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in 10-key data entry and keyboard skills.
  • Maintain punctuality and reliability in attendance.

Customer Services Responsibilities:

Provide exceptional customer service:  greet customers, answer phones, and process orders.

  • Greet and assist customers in person, providing a positive and friendly experience.
  • Answer phone calls promptly and professionally, addressing customer inquiries and concerns.
  • Process payments and orders efficiently and accurately over the phone.
  • Enter daily work, customer information, and transactions into the computer system.
  • Balance daily work, fuel inventory, customer accounts, and cash register at the end of each day.
  • Check-in drivers’ invoices and balance their trucks to ensure accuracy.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional education in accounting or related field is a plus.
  • Previous office and accounting experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent customer service and communication abilities.
  • Ability to multitask and work collaboratively.

 Next Step:

If you are interested in this role, apply now, call 704-484-0344, or email a resume to  


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