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Robert Half Accountant - Entry Level in LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon


Robert Half is searching for a talented entry-level Accountant. In this role, you will enter data, review financial statements, and create and manipulate Excel spreadsheets. You will report to the Accounting Manager of a dynamic team and be offered the potential for career growth. Are you open to an entry-level accounting position? Then apply now! For this long-term contract / temporary to hire position, you should be willing to work in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Perform data entry

  • Aiding in Accounts Receivable processes (billing, collections, reconciliations)

  • Assisting with month-end procedures

  • Communicating with clients

  • Helping with audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audits

  • Investigating and correcting account discrepancies

  • Reconciling and leveling general ledger accounts

  • Put together monthly journal entries


  • 1 - 2 years of relevant accounting experience necessary

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

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Suggested education is an AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business

  • Outstanding data entry skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • 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

  • Adeptness in general ledger

  • Credit Card Receipts experience preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cash Collections

  • General familiarity with billing

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred

  • Month end closings experience

  • Experience with Posting Payments

  • Deep understanding of bank reconciliations

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