Bookkeeper/Accounting Manager


Rödl & Partner

Birmingham, AL 

We are seeking a Bookkeeper/ Accounting Manager for our Business Processing Outsourcing Department in our Birmingham, AL office. Experience with QuickBooks is required. German language skills are helpful, but not required. The full-time position is available immediately to qualified applicants.

Essential duties include (but are not limited to)

  • This position requires a positive, self-motivated individual with superior organizational skills, ability to work within deadlines and execute multiple tasks simultaneously to ensure a high level of professional standards.
  • Provide consultation to the client, its parent company on their accounting and business administration needs
  • Take over responsibility for clients assigned to you
  • Preparation of financial statements (monthly, quarterly, annual)
  • Preparation of various sales and use tax returns as well as personal property tax returns and other various forms
  • Payroll processing
  • Assure timely completion and communication of project status internally
  • Take ownership of the engagement, anticipating the issues and developing a plan to complete the engagement within budget
  • Research technical issues and discuss with Manager/Partner for further guidance
  • Performs other related duties as required

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant accounting and bookkeeping experience and communicating with clients
  • Ability to manage a team of 2-3 associates, including oversight, supervision, and review
  • Experience using QuickBooks accounting software is required
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must work independently within an established administrative framework
  • Strong knowledge of US-GAAP
  • Basic knowledge of US tax system
  • Accounting software experience in Navision and SAP is a plus
  • Team player, willing to work with and contribute to the success of a team of personable, highly motivated professionals
  • Proven expertise in MS Word and MS Outlook with a working knowledge of MS Excel, and Adobe software applications
  • Demonstrate high-level client-service orientation, ability to handle sensitive, confidential information with maximum discretion and understanding of client’s needs
  • Ability to understand challenges facing partners and staff members and be able to manage/reschedule priorities effectively
  • Professional demeanor
  • Superior organization skills – ability to come up with processes and competently follow through
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to exercise good judgment/decision making when necessary
  • Ability to anticipate problems and act accordingly
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task – great time management
  • German language skills are preferred but not required

Additional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or higher, alternatively: German Bilanzbuchhalte(in)
  • 5+ years Accounting, preferably public accounting or related experience
  • Strong interpersonal and oral/written/presentation communication skills required


We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason, we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

  • 401K plan (with 3% salary paid employer contributions)
  • Medical coverage
  • Paid Dental coverage
  • Paid Volunteer Day annually
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Paid time-off & Holidays
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid Parking/public transportation
  • Tuition reimbursement & training
  • Employee and Dependent life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

Rödl Management, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.