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Jobs for the Work-at-Home Accountant and Bookkeeper


Looking for a position as a work at home accountant? Accounting and bookkeeping are flexible career fields that often allow telecommuting. However, most of the jobs in the field start off in an office-based environment. Probably the best strategy is to look for a job locally and see if it can be transitions to a work at home accountant job. Or you can branch out on your own and start your own home business in accounting or bookkeeping

But that said, there are some companies that hire work at home accountants and bookkeepers:

Balance Your Books

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Accounting outsourcing firm hires CPAs, bookkeepers with experience providing A/P, A/R, payroll and general, sales staff and appointment setters for work at home positions. Accountants need five years experience and bookkeepers two. Some office work or local travel may be required.

Bateman & Co.,

Houston accounting firm hires work-at-home accountants on a permanent, part-time basis. Three years of public accounting experience required. As a work at home accountant you would prepare individual, partnership, and corporate tax returns. Texas residents preferred.


Company that provides automated accounting and information management services to small businesses and nonprofit organizations hires work at home accountants and sales persons on a full- and part-time basis (minimum of 20 hours per week), offering benefits for some positions. A bachelor's degree in business or accounting and five years experience in finance or accounting. Some local travel required. After training, pay starts at approximately $25/hr.

ClickAccounts Bookkeeping Services

Business process outsourcing (BPO) service provider for small and medium size companies accepts resumes from accounting and bookkeeping professionals to work at home. See more BPO jobs.


Tax software giant employs work-at-home tax advisors for permanent and seasonal (November through April) jobs giving tax help to callers. No selling and no tax preparation. Must be a CPA, enrolled agent or tax attorney.


Company hires full-time bookkeepers with a minimum of four years experience. Responsibilities include A/P, A/R, payroll, month-end closing services and other client-focused duties. Candidates must pass a four-hour test on QuickBooks.


U.S.-based outsourcing firm hires telecommuting accounting, bookkeeping and tax professionals to provide professional accounting services through a web-based platform.

VT Audit

Kansas City-based company hires home-based auditors for workers' compensation and general liability audits for property and casualty insurance clients. Experience in processing payroll and working with bills of lading in shipping and receiving preferred. Training is in-house or via webcast.
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