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Senior Bookkeeper Yankton, SD - Provide Peace, Hope & Efficiency to Clients

Posted: 12/07/2021

Major Role

Consistent with the vision and values of Limestone, Inc., grow the local market and provide controller level services to Limestone clients. Ensure quality of client services by performing reviews of staff work. Provide coaching to clients and Limestone team members related to business and accounting best practices.


Business Development – 15% of your time

  • Develop relationships with service clubs and business leaders within a 30 mile radius of your location
  • Organize and implement local marketing efforts to raise community awareness of Limestone services
  • Work with Limestone Business Development staff to meet with and close new clients

Manage team deliverables related to clients and internal systems – 60% of your time

  • Have fun and promote a positive attitude to clients and team members.
  • Review the work of team members and provided feedback to ensure clients receive the highest quality bookkeeping services in the following areas: Payroll, Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable, Account Reconcilation, Sales/Use/Excise Tax Filing, Records Management, Financial Statements
  • Manage onboarding of new clients to the team, including cleanup strategy and internal processes
  • Meet with clients as needed and provide general business analysis using Limestone tools
  • Invoice clients monthly for services provided by you and your fellow team members

     Be responsible and communicate effectively with clients and staff – 15% of your time

  • This position is extremely hands-on and detail-oriented. Limestone bookkeepers need to be self-reliant and responsible for managing tasks and deadlines.
  • The ability to present information to clients and fellow staff members is critical. Limestone employees must be able to define problems, collect data accurately, establish reliable facts and draw valid conclusions.

     Self-improvement and continuous education – 10% of your time

  • Attend weekly training meetings and contribute to discussions
  • Participate in companywide training events
  • Use internal and external resources to become a subject matter expert
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Performance Indicators

  • Market growth efforts show results
  • Client retention and satisfaction rates meet or exceed targets
  • Client and Limestone Team tasks are performed on time to acceptable standards
  • Display ownership of client deadlines and ask for help when needed to complete
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts and educational opportunities
  • Monthly billing to clients matches value provided and is collected on time

Key Competencies

  • Controller-level Accounting knowledge - QuickBooks experience is a plus
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to be self-directed and perform to a high standard
  • Understanding of mathematical concepts in a business environment
  • Communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Ability to collaborate and function in a team environment

Work Environment

Work is typically performed at the client’s or Limestone’s facility or other remote locations. Minimal travel is expected. May be required to work more hours than normal during a regular workweek depending on workload and deadline requirements.

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