Accountant - Entry Level


$18.00 to $21.00 per hour



Date Posted:

May 20, 2019

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

Accountemps has an opening for an entry-level Accountant position. The ideal candidate would have a positive demeanor and enjoys working with Excel. This short-term temporary-to-full-time entry-level Accountant position is located in Detroit, Michigan. The Accountant will be responsible for data entry, financial statement review, and Excel spreadsheet creation and manipulation, while reporting to the Accounting Manager. This is a dynamic team with opportunity for future growth, so reach out if you feel you fit this description! Don't hesitate to get in touch with us, if you want more information about this exciting venture.

What you get to do every single day

- Preparing monthly journal entries

- Reconcile and balance general ledger accounts

- Aiding in audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audits

- Investigating and fixing account discrepancies

- Carrying out alternate duties and taking part in special projects as assigned

- Perform data entry

- Assisting with full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes
- 1+ years of relevant accounting experience at minimum

- Foundational knowledge in Accounts Payable (AP)

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

- Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

- Adeptness in financial analysis

- Strong familiarity with general ledger

- QuickBooks experience required

- High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

- Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel (PivotTables, vlookups) is preferred

- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

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

- Suggested education is BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business

- Outstanding data entry skills
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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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