Robert Half Accountant - Entry Level in CLIFTON PARK, New York
Description Robert Half has a rewarding position open for an entry-level Accountant. Your duties in this position will include entering data, reviewing financial statements, and creating and manipulating Excel spreadsheets. You will report to the Accounting Manager, be a vital member of a dynamic team, and have the potential for career growth. If you have an aptitude for Excel, a positive attitude, and a desire to work in an entry-level accounting position, then this position could be the perfect fit. This opportunity is for a short-term contract / temporary entry-level Accountant position and is located in Clifton Park, New York.
Facilitating audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audits
Facilitating full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes
Ensuring that accounts contained in the general ledger are correct
Researching and rectifying account discrepancies
Make monthly journal entries
Carrying out other related duties and participating in special projects as assigned Requirements - Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Excellent data entry skills
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel (PivotTables, vlookups) is preferred
1 year of relevant accounting experience necessary
Applicants with an AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business are recommended for this position
Excellent oral and written communication skills
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
Balance Sheet Reconciliation experience preferred
Knowledge of bank reconciliations
Proficiency in cash reconciliations
Comprehensive knowledge of account reconciliation
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