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Head Bookkeeper Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$57,832 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Head Bookkeeper is $57,832 a year and $28 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Head Bookkeeper is between $42,536 and $70,541. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Head Bookkeeper. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Leads other bookkeeping employees assigned to department or unit.
  • Performs difficult, specialized, and complex bookkeeping work related to function to which assigned, such as purchasing, payroll, accounts payable, food services, etc.
  • Assembles, tabulates, checks, and files financial and statistical data.
  • Posts, checks, balances, and adjusts various ledgers and accounts.
  • Prepares invoices, lists, warrants, registers, payroll documents, bids, purchase orders, etc., as appropriate; checks documents for accuracy in coding, calculating, and completeness.
  • Position is distinguished from a supervisor as position does not have full responsibility for recruiting, hiring, promotions, transfers, and disciplinary actions.
Head Bookkeeper Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Job family population: 1,532,340

Estimated population of Head Bookkeeper jobs: 14,542

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Head Bookkeeper Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Head Bookkeeper
Mar 14
New York, NY, USA
Deer Stags Concepts, Inc.
The Head Bookkeeper is responsible for areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for maintaining procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Head ...
Full Charge Bookkeeper
May 14
New York, NY, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
They are currently looking for a Full Charge Bookkeeper that can provide immediate support to the controller. If you are looking to gain hands on experience in the beginning of your accounting career ...
Full Charge Bookkeeper
May 2
Law Firm
Small boutique law firm in midtown Manhattan is seeking a full charge bookkeeper, with at least five years'law firm experience, with full knowledge of Timeslips and QuickBooks softwares.
Full Charge Bookkeeper
May 2
The full-charge bookkeeper reports to the Director of Finance and Strategy and is responsible for, but not limited to, maintaining the day-to-day accounting functions, accruals, financial statement ...
Full Charge Bookkeeper
May 12
Glendale, NY, USA
Car Italy and Tours
Full Charge bookkeeper quick book knowledge a most, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliation
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