Finance / Accounting

Updated on November 13, 2019



We are seeking an in-house bookkeeper for a luxury goods retail store in the Birmingham area.  Hours are Monday-Friday from 9:30am-5:00pm.  The ideal applicant is a detail oriented team player always willing to pitch in.  We are looking for someone with a stable career history in bookkeeping, preferably in a retail setting.


  • Payroll and sales tax and quarterly reporting
  • GL, AP, AR invoicing
  • Prepare 1099, W4 , W2, 1-9 and 941 forms
  • Record daily transactions and prepare deposits/refunds
  • Monthly bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Document credit card usage.
  • Prepare checks & monitor invoices
  • Manage petty cash and register funds
  • Maintain customer and vendor files
  • Maintain vendor contact & management
  • Obtain, navigate and prepare price lists for large inventory
  • Website management
  • Set up annual inventory and tallying reports
  • Coordinate advertising with management
  • General office tasks, maintain and fulfill office and store supplies
  • Assist upper management with special projects.


  • 3+ years of bookkeeping experience (retail background is strongly preferred)
  • Strong computer skills (QuickBooks, Excel, Word, Outlook). Photoshop would be a plus.
  • The ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and under pressure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in accounting desirable
  • Must be able to work at the store daily, this is not a work from home opportunity

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In search of a multifaceted accountant to join a prominent, local real estate investment company owning commercial and retail properties in the Metro-Detroit area. The ideal applicant will have experience in Yardi and QuickBooks, have a degree in accounting or business administration, and feel confident working in a fast-paced environment.


  • Posting tenant rent payments and monthly statements
  • Analysis of monthly financial statements
  • Bank reconciliations
  • AR/AP
  • Responsible for making all real estate tax and insurance payments
  • Create and maintain rent rolls
  • Follows up on new tenant invoices to ensure payment commences in accordance with lease
  • Assist in controlling expenses according to budget
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with tenant personnel and vendors
  • Answer tenant questions regarding recovery charges/billings
  • Reviews tenant disputes
  • Identify and implement process improvement


  • Bachelor’s degree highly preferred
  • Experience in Real Estate accounting
  • Experience in Yardi and QuickBooks
  • Hi level proficiency in Word and Excel

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Requirement: Family Office or Family Business Accounting Experience

Unique opportunity available to represent a prominent family office and handle all accounting and business matters. The Accountant will be part of a small group of professionals which requires a flexible, team player willing to pitch in and handle other responsibilities outside of accounting as needed.

The Accountant will be expected to:

  • Observe activity of cash accounts and record all transactions
  • Document credit card usage
  • Handle monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare checks and monitor invoices and other accounts payable activities
  • Analyze ongoing general ledger account
  • Gather vendor information and prepare annual 1099s
  • Stay abreast of financial policies, legislation and regulations
  • Prepare journal entries and supporting work papers and accompanying notes
  • Examine and reconcile monthly investment valuation summaries
  • General office tasks as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality and secure information with backups

Bachelor’s degree mandatory, emphasis in accounting is preferred. Advanced computer skills (including MAC) are needed (Excel, Word, Outlook, QuickBooks). Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion is of utmost importance. Searching for a detail oriented, critical thinker with high integrity, great work ethic and stable career history.

Typical hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Competitive salary and benefits!

Prefer local candidates or with ties to Michigan.

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Harper Associates

31000 Northwestern Hwy,

Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Phone. 248-932-1170

Fax. 888-737-8525





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