Robert Half Accountemps Accountant - Entry Level in Vienna, Virginia

If you're looking to find your place in the accounting field, we're looking for Accountant candidates who create spreadsheets in their sleep. Accountemps is hiring candidates for an exciting entry-level Accountant opportunity, with a highly successful organization. You will be reviewing financial statements with a heavy data entry component in this position. Are you interested in spreadsheet creation and manipulation? You might be a fit for this entry-level position! For this long term temporary-to-fulltime position, you should be willing to work in Northern Virginia.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensuring that accounts contained in the general ledger are correct

  • Prepare monthly journal entries

  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audit

  • Researching and rectifying account discrepancies

  • Facilitating full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes

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

  • Input data

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  • High attention to detail

  • Intermediate 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

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Command of PeopleSoft Financial Management

  • Comprehensive knowledge of PeopleSoft Enterprise Application

  • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience at minimum

  • Outstanding data entry skills

  • Applicants are recommended to hold an AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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