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Accountant - Entry Level

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 10, 2019

Job Description:

DescriptionAccountemps is looking for an entry-level Accountant to support the day-to-day accounting operations for a company in the Retail industry. In this role, you will be responsible for data entry, financial statement review, and Excel spreadsheet creation and manipulation. You will report to the Accounting Manager, be a vital member of a dynamic team, and have the potential for career growth. You could thrive in this position if you love Excel, maintain a positive attitude, and are open to an entry-level accounting position. This opportunity is for a long-term temporary entry-level Accountant position and is located in Des Moines, Iowa.Major responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries monthly
  • Carrying out alternate duties and taking part in special projects as assigned
  • Log data
  • Researching and correcting account discrepancies
  • Assisting with full cycle Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processes
  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audit
  • Reconciling and leveling general ledger accountsRequirements
    • High-level understanding of Microsoft Excel (PivotTables, vlookups) is preferred
    • Preferred education is an AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business
    • 1+ years of relevant accounting experience at minimum
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)
    • Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required
    • Desire to thrive in scenarios of team-based work or independent tasks, always looking to learn more and take initiative on a number of different projects and tasks
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Products
    • Microsoft Office Suites experience
    • Expertise in Microsoft Office
    • Excellent attention to detailAccountemps 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 magazines 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 www.accountemps.com 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. 2019 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $17.10 - $19.80 / HourlyLocation: DES MOINES, IADate Posted: October 29, 2019Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 01500-0011207149Staffing Area: Accountemps

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