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Robert Half Accountant - Entry Level in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Description Robert Half is looking to fill the role of an entry-level Accountant in the Education industry. 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 and be part of a dynamic team with an opportunity for career growth. If you love Excel, have a positive attitude and are open to an entry-level accounting position, then this could be the job for you. This opportunity is for a short-term contract / temporary entry-level Accountant position and is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

How you will make an impact

  • Executing other related duties and partaking in special projects as assigned

  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audit

  • Ensuring that accounts contained in the general ledger are correct

  • Preparing monthly journal entries

  • Data entry

  • Researching and correcting account discrepancies

  • Assisting with full cycle Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processes Requirements - High-level understanding of Microsoft Excel (PivotTables, vlookups) is preferred

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

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • High attention to detail

  • Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation experience preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge of data entry

  • Experience with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • 1 year of accounting experience

  • Eagerness to work independently as well as part of a team with flexibility and willingness to learn and take initiative on variety of tasks and projects

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