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Robert Half Staff Accountant in VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama

Description Robert Half is looking to fill a position for an entry-level Accountant. In this position, your responsibilities will include data entry, financial statement review, and Excel spreadsheet creation and manipulation. 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 is a contract to full-time entry-level Accountant role based in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Put together monthly journal entries

  • Aiding in full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes

  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audit

  • Perform data entry

  • Researching and rectifying account discrepancies

  • Ensuring that accounts contained in the general ledger are correct

  • Carrying out alternate duties and taking part in special projects as assigned Requirements - Applicants with an AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business are recommended for this position

    • Knowledge of Financial Statement

    • Solid understanding of bookkeeping

    • tax experience preferred

    • Proficiency in auditing

    • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience at minimum

    • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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

    • Desire to thrive in scenarios of team-based work or independent tasks, always looking to learn more and take initiative on a number of different projects and tasks

    • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

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