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Robert Half International Accountant - Entry Level in ROCHESTER, New York


We're looking for Accountant candidates who create spreadsheets in their sleep, and are looking to find their places in the accounting field. Accountemps has an exciting opportunity for an entry-level Accountant with a highly successful organization in a growing industry. This role is responsible for reviewing financial statements with a heavy data entry component. Are you interested in spreadsheet creation and manipulation? You might be a fit for this entry-level position! This is a long-term temporary-to-full-time entry-level Accountant role based in Rochester, New York.

Key responsibilities

  • Reconcile and balance general ledger accounts

  • Performing other related duties and participating in special projects as assigned

  • Investigating and fixing account discrepancies

  • Put together monthly journal entries

  • Enter data

  • Assisting with full cycle Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processes

  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both financial and operational audits


  • Willing to work as part of a team or independently and have the drive to take on a variety of tasks and projects

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Asset Inventory experience

  • Deep understanding of VLOOKUP

  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

  • Required: 1 year of accounting experience

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

  • Applicants with an AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business are recommended for this position

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

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $14.00 - $18.00 / Hourly


Date Posted: October 13, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 02960-0011582485

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance