Robert Half Accountemps Accountant- Entry Level in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Accountemps currently has an excellent opportunity in the Insurance industry for an entry-level Accountant. In this position, your responsibilities will include data entry, financial statement review, and Excel spreadsheet creation and manipulation. As part of a dynamic team, you will report to the Accounting Manager and have 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. For this long term temporary position, you should be willing to work in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Key responsibilities

  • Reconcile and balance general ledger accounts

  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both financial and operational audits

  • Preparing monthly journal entries

  • Enter data

  • Analyzing and adjusting account discrepancies

  • Carrying out other related duties and participating in special projects as assigned

  • Helping with full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes

  • An AA or BS/BA Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business suggested

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Required: 2+ years of accounting experience

  • Outstanding data entry skills

  • High-level understanding of Microsoft Excel (PivotTables, vlookups) is preferred

  • Solid understanding of bank reconciliations

  • Financial reconciliation experience required

  • Proficiency in full charge bookkeeping

  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team with flexibility and willingness to learn and to take initiative on variety of tasks and projects

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

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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