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Robert Half Accountant - Entry Level in ROCHESTER, New York


Robert Half is looking for an entry-level Accountant to fulfill the day-to-day accounting operations for a client in the technology industry. 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. You could thrive in this position if you love Excel, maintain a positive attitude, and are open to an entry-level accounting position. Based in Rochester, New York, this entry-level Accountant job is a long-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity.

Key responsibilities

  • Reconcile and balance general ledger accounts

  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both financial and operational audits

  • Investigating and correcting account discrepancies

  • Facilitating full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes

  • Input data

  • Put together monthly journal entries

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

    Requirements - Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

  • Proficiency in VLOOKUP

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Asset Inventory

  • Microsoft Excel experience required

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (PivotTables, vlookups) is preferred

  • At minimum, 1 year of relevant accounting experience

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

  • Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required

  • 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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