Full-Charge Bookkeeper

Tipping Structural Engineers is seeking a full-charge bookkeeper to join our talented, dynamic, and collaborative community. We are looking for a self-directed individual with a strong knowledge of bookkeeping principles and payroll responsibilities, who is able to work both independently and as part of a team.

This full-time position will require keeping books for two separate companies: the primary responsibility, based on Deltek Ajera accounting software, is for our engineering practice ; the secondary responsibility, based on QuickBooks, is for small software entity.

Responsibilities for the engineering practice include (90% time):

  • Payroll
  • Employee expense reports
  • AP and miscellaneous income AR
  • Bank and credit card reconciliation 
  • Backing up project accountant for project maintenance in Ajera, project invoicing, and project AR
  • Ensuring compliance with all tax and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinating quarterly estimated tax payments with accountant
  • Preparation of annual 1099s
  • Preparation of annual business license renewals
  • Preparation of annual 571L with accountant
  • Coordination with accountant and preparation of annual journal entries and corporate taxes

Responsibilities for the software entity include (10% time):

  • AP and AR 
  • Bank and credit card reconciliation
  • Client invoicing
  • Ensuring compliance with all tax and regulatory requirements
  • Preparation of annual tax filings with accountant


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college
  • 3 to 5 years experience in a professional services firm; experience in architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word (our office used OfficeLibre, an OpenSource suite fully compatible with Microsoft Office)
  • Experience with Deltek Ajera or similar accounting software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High emotional intelligence competencies
  • Able to multitask and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Able to work independently and take initiative
  • Organized, thorough, and detail oriented

We provide a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and and excellent benefits package.

No phone calls or drop-ins, please. Communications from recruiters will be ignored.

We regret that the volume of applications may not allow us to respond to every candidate.