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Robert Half International Accountant - Entry Level in Whippany, New Jersey


Do you create spreadsheets in your sleep? Are you an Entry Level looking to find your place in the accounting field? Accountemps has an exciting opportunity for an entry-level Accountant with a highly successful organization in the Retail industry. Candidates for this position should be comfortable with reviewing financial statements with a heavy data entry component. An Excel enthusiast interested in spreadsheet creation and manipulation will thrive in this entry-level position. This opportunity is for a short-term contract-to-full-time entry-level Accountant position and is located in Whippany, New Jersey.

What you get to do every day

  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both financial and operational audits

  • Assisting with full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes

  • Input data

  • Preparing monthly journal entries

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

  • Researching and correcting account discrepancies

  • Reconciling and leveling general ledger accounts


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

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

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

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

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Light Accounting

  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Foundational knowledge in Accounting Principles

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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