Entry Level Accountant

Employer
Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Jul 05, 2019
Closes
Jul 18, 2019
Ref
208409083
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 04540-9502044371Classification: Accountant - StaffCompensation: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 per yearDid you just graduate from school and are looking for that first job out of college? Then look no further! This job is calling your name, do you hear it? Apply now to join a growing team! We offer great benefits, work/life balance, and an environment conducive to learning and expanding one's skill set. Key responsibilities of the Entry Level Accountant include but are not limited to: - Perform overall day-to-day management of the general ledger to ensure account balances are accurate by preparing weekly, monthly, and as needed detailed schedules and preparing and entering reconciling journal entries - Complete monthly reconciliations for all organization bank accounts, ensuring that all items are resolved on a timely basis - Execute month-end closing schedule providing agency and department-level reporting - Perform account analysis - Provide audit support including preparation of schedules, analyses, and documents for timely completion of annual external audit and governmental/funder audits - Research outstanding checks over 90 days and work in coordination with the Accounts Payable manager to resolve - Maintain organization fixed assets and prepaid expenses scheduleWho You Are - Hold a bachelor's degree in accounting and/or have foundational knowledge of accounting software and of fund accounting (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Reporting, and uniform guidance) - Have exceptional attention to detail and ensure your work is consistent, accurate, and thoroughly documented - Are skilled in navigating technology tools such as Excel and Google Suite, and have to ability to learn necessary tools such as Salesforce, Kronos, and ADP Payroll System - Are a critical thinker, analyzing problems and asking questions to evaluate issues and avoid premature conclusions; you take opportunities to improve systems - Demonstrate respect, fairness, patience, and efficiency to participants, employees, and others through collaborative problem-solving, while proactively anticipating and addressing problems and working to meet the needs of your customers - Able to build rapport with persons inside and outside of CEO through interpersonal understanding - Are results-oriented and dedicated to achieving personal, team, and organizational goals through time management, data analysis, focused communication and teamwork, and continuous learning - Work well under pressure and have the ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful conditions - Very organized individual, following a systematic method of prioritizing, completing and documenting work For more information on this and other fulltime accounting and finance opportunities across the DC metro area, please contact Joe Anthony (Finance Accounting) at Robert Half on 301-656-7121 or email in the strictest confidence to [Click Here to Email Your Resum?]Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to 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.Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888-490-5461 for additional information.All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.? 2019 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

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