Robert Half Accountant - Entry Level in Toms River, New Jersey
To be successful at this Accountant position, you should be someone who creates spreadsheets in your sleep, be looking to find your place in the accounting field. Robert Half has an exciting opportunity for an entry-level Accountant with a highly successful organization. This role is responsible for reviewing financial statements with a heavy data entry component. Candidates for this entry-level position should be Excel enthusiasts, interested in spreadsheet creation and manipulation. This opportunity is immediately available for the right candidate.
Reconciling and balancing general ledger accounts
Investigating and fixing account discrepancies
Aiding in full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes
Facilitating audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audits
Prepare journal entries monthly
Carrying out alternate duties and taking part in special projects as assigned
Requirements - 1+ years of relevant accounting experience at minimum
High attention to detail
High-level understanding of Microsoft Excel (PivotTables, vlookups) is preferred
Willing to work as part of a team or independently and have the drive to take on a variety of tasks and projects
Accurate, swift, data entry abilities
Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)
Preferred education is an AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business
Accruals experience desired
Experience with Balance Sheet Reviews
Foundational knowledge in month end closings
Journal entries experience
Expertise in Accrual Accounting
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