Robert Half Accountemps Junior Accountant in san diego, California

Accountemps is actively looking for an entry-level Accountant. In this role, you will enter data, review financial statements, and create and manipulate Excel spreadsheets. You will report to the Accounting Manager, be a vital member of a dynamic team, and have the potential for career growth. Do you love Excel and have a positive attitude? Are you open to an entry-level accounting position? Then apply now! Based in San Diego, California, this entry-level Accountant job is a long term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity.

What you get to do every day

  • Helping with full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes

  • Data entry

  • Prepare journal entries monthly

  • Ensuring that accounts contained in the general ledger are correct

  • Helping with audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audits

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

  • Investigating and fixing account discrepancies

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

  • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience at minimum

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

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

  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounts payable

  • Foundational knowledge in credit collections

  • Expertise in accounts receivable

  • Demonstrated knowledge of QuickBooks

  • Experience with billing

  • Proficiency in accounts receivable aging

  • Adeptness in account reconciliation

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

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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