The OARS bookkeeper helps maintain the financial records of our company, operating with high levels of integrity, organization, discretion and efficiency.


The bookkeeper reports to the Controller and is familiar with the details of the company’s chart of accounts.
The position requires the accurate maintenance of day-to-day financial transactions for both accounts receivable and accounts payable.
Work full-time at the company’s headquarters in Angels Camp, CA.
Additional duties TBD will be added by the Controller and Assistant Controller once proficiency with the basics is attained.


Collection and organization of invoices from the six different companies within the OARS Family of Companies, including the seeking of review and approval of invoices from our area operational managers, the entering of approved invoices for payment within our accounting software and the mailing of checks to our vendors.
Reconciliation of monthly vendor statements.
Collection of operations managers’ credit card receipts and the payment of their balances.
Receiving and posting of customer checks into our reservation system, as part of accounts receivable. Depositing those checks daily.
Maintenance of our vehicle database, including registration and proper insurance for all company vehicles.
Processing of gift cards and vouchers.
Maintenance and monitoring of local operations’ bank accounts and balances.
Payment of travel agent commissions for trip referrals.
Assistance with external audits for river permits compliance.
Familiarity with the company’s chart of accounts.
Maintenance of vendor W-9s, as well as our list of 1099 vendors.
Extensive use of Excel spreadsheets to prepare annual expense/revenue reports.
Communication with reservations staff regarding payments, travel insurance, etc.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Full Time


Critical attention to detail.
Exceptional listening skills, helping ensure positive communications with co-workers.
Excellent written communication skills, enabling productive relationships with co-workers.
Highly organized; meeting deadlines in an orderly fashion.
Proactive work demeanor.
Effective time management; proficient at multitasking.
A team player and willingness to be “part of the solution.”

About OARS Family of Compaines

A leader in the whitewater rafting and adventure travel industry, in 1969 OARS became the first exclusively oar-powered rafting company permitted to run trips on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Now the largest and most geographically diverse rafting company in North America, OARS offers first-class rafting, sea kayaking and multi-sport vacations, with destinations and unparalleled experiences on over 35 rivers and coastlines of the world. OARS caters to active travelers of all ages and abilities with more than 75 unique itineraries worldwide, including one-day and weekend escapes. Our year-round office staff has more than 100 years of collective experience in the adventure travel industry and we have guides and operations staff who have been with us almost since the company’s inception.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates may send a resume to [email protected]