Accountant - Entry Level

New York
20 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Ref ID: 02123069

Classification: Accountant – Entry Level

Compensation: $15.00 to $17.00 hourly

If you're looking to find your place in the accounting field, we're looking for Accountant candidates who create spreadsheets in their sleep. Accountemps has an exciting opportunity for an entry–level Accountant with a highly successful organization. In this position, you will review financial statements with a heavy data entry component. Are you interested in spreadsheet creation and manipulation? You might be a fit for this entry–level position! This is a long–term temporary entry–level Accountant role based in New York, New York.

Your responsibilities in this role

– Perform data entry

– Making sure that accounts contained in the general ledger are correct

– Aiding in full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes

– Assisting with audit fieldwork for both financial and operational audits

– Executing alternate duties and partaking in special projects as assigned

– Analyzing and adjusting account discrepancies

– Make monthly journal entries
– Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (PivotTables, vlookups) is preferred

– 1 year of accounting experience

– Experience with Accounts Receivable (AR)

– Strong familiarity with wire transfer

– QuickBooks experience

– Data entry experience required

– Foundational knowledge in Accounts Payable (AP)

– Able to work independently as well as part of a team with flexibility and willingness to learn and to take initiative on variety of tasks and projects

– Strong communication and social skills

– Preferred education is an AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business

– Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary–to–hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills ? helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune? magazine?s list of ?World's Most Admired Companies? since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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