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Bookkeepers record all the financial transactions for a company. The type of transactions will vary by the industry the company is in but generally includes vendor invoices, customer invoices, payroll processing, checks, payment receipts, and bank transactions. Transactions are entered into the company's accounting software, which tracks and reports the company's financial standing. Familiarity with bookkeeping or accounting software is beneficial in this position. The goal is to record all the day-to-day financial transactions of the company accurately. Management depends on accurate and up-to-date information to make long-term business decisions, so accuracy and attention to detail are critical in this role. This position requires some financial and accounting knowledge, which you can gain through classes or on-the-job training.