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Robert Half Accountant - Entry Level in Garden City, New York


If you are an Entry Level Accounting Professional (recent graduate) Robert Half has an exciting opportunity that you may be interested in. A company in a booming industry is seeking an Accountant for an entry-level position to join their team with a positive attitude. This is a long-term contract / temporary to hire entry-level Accountant role based in Garden City, New York. 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! For more information about this position, and this exciting venture, get in touch with us today.

Key responsibilities

  • Researching and correcting account discrepancies

  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audit

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

  • Facilitating full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes

  • Preparing monthly journal entries

  • Ensuring that accounts contained in the general ledger are correct

  • Data entry

    Requirements - An AA or BS/BA Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business suggested

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Microsoft Excel experience desired

  • Command of Spanish Language

  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

  • 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

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • 1 year of accounting experience

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