(Female, Age 33) from BOLINGBROOK, IL
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 33 who works as a Bookkeeper in BOLINGBROOK, IL. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.
At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||9.5 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Bookkeeping, account analysis, billing, management reports
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
health insurance, paid vacation, sick time, 401K
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
It does entail to work for others, I love working with my peers
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
it is downtown office very close to restaurants and commute
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 5
Level of Responsibility: 3
The Actual Work: 4
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||Getting to work|
|8am to 9am||filling timesheet from previous day, work on account analysis, getting copies of charges and analyze if charges were posted correct|
|9am to 10am||work on account analysis, getting copies of charges and analyze if charges were posted correct|
|10am to 11am||work on account analysis, getting copies of charges and analyze if charges were posted correct|
|11am to 12pm||work on account analysis, getting copies of charges and analyze if charges were posted correct|
|12pm to 1pm||lunch|
|1pm to 2pm||work on account analysis, getting copies of charges and analyze if charges were posted correct|
|2pm to 3pm||work on account analysis, getting copies of charges and analyze if charges were posted correct|
|3pm to 4pm||work on account analysis, getting copies of charges and analyze if charges were posted correct|
|4pm to 5pm||work on account analysis, getting copies of charges and analyze if charges were posted correct. It is a repeatively process as there are a lot of accounts to analyze|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
refferal thru friend
What was the application process?
submitted resume and word of mouth
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, I had to have an interview with my managear, it was one and only one
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
It was just software trainning
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
not really, education will give the base but experience is the most important. Every situation, case is different
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
I would recommend it to everyone who likes to work with numbers and has abaility to think creativly
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
social skills – because you work with everyone in your company,
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
at least bachelor degree
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
be ready to crunch the numbers and meet deadlines
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, it is my career plan, I am going towards my master degree in accountancy and planning on pursuing career in accounting
What are your current career goals?
finish my master
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Bookkeeper||9.5||50000||Management reports, balance sheet, account analysis, billing|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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