Accountant - Entry Level


$14.25 to $16.50 per hour



Date Posted:

May 31, 2019

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

Exciting opportunity exists for an Accounting Clerk in the NYC area! For more information on this Accounting Clerk position offered exclusively through Accountemps Salaried Professional Service, please email your resume to [email protected] with the subject line: ?Ready for challenging opportunity?

The ideal Accounting Clerk will have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and 1 or more years of experience. If hired, the Accounting Clerk will be responsible for matching invoices to purchase orders or vouchers, performing data entry, and assisting with the processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable.

If you are looking for a unique learning opportunity that will help you gain experience then this job is for you! Accountemps Salaried Professional Service is the premier provider of accounting and finance professionals on a long-term and recurring basis. Our Salaried professionals are employees of Robert Half International and receive Fortune quality benefits, stock options, and paid vacations/holidays. We can offer you challenging job opportunities in various industries and new skills development. As an Accountemps Salaried Professional, you don't just do fill-in work; you have an opportunity to be a part of different teams working on diverse projects.

Your responsibilities in this role

- Reconcile and balance general ledger accounts

- Enter data

- Assisting with full cycle Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processes

- Assisting with audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audit

- Investigating and correcting account discrepancies

- Performing other related duties and participating in special projects as assigned

- Preparing monthly journal entries
- Be detailed, flexible, and organized

- High-level understanding of Microsoft Excel (PivotTables, vlookups) is preferred

- Applicants with an AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business are recommended for this position

- Required: 1+ years of accounting experience

- Proficiency in bank reconciliations

- Comprehensive knowledge of accounts payable

- Billing experience preferred

- Command of accounts receivable

- Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

- Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required

- Willing to work as part of a team or independently and have the drive to take on a variety of tasks and projects
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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