Entry Level Accountant Job Description

Entry level accountants are those who've recently graduated college and are eager and eager to obtain employment.

Or, they may also be referred to as junior accountants, junior staff, or trainees.

Entry level accountants start their careers under the supervision of senior accountants.

The junior accountant’s tasks vary widely, depending on their employer, but typically include: * Preparing and analyzing financial statements * Recording bookkeeping transactions * Creating budgets * Auditing * Auditing internal controls

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Entry Level Accountant to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in accounting and finance, and will be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Entry Level Accountant Duties:

  • Implement, maintain, and evaluate financial systems, including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, and other accounting processes
  • Assist in financial analysis and decision making
  • Maintain financial data records
  • Prepare spreadsheets and reports using accounting software
  • Prepare monthly financial reports
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Research and resolve accounting issues
  • Maintain confidentiality

Entry Level Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, inventory, and cash management teams
  • Calculate inventory corrections, assist purchasing with purchase orders, supply reconciliation, and reclassify items for accurate reporting
  • Record journal entries, prepare and reconcile general ledger accounts, and process payroll preparation
  • Assist in monthly and quarterly closing procedures
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statements and process bank deposits
  • Coordinate and assist with audits as needed
  • Process accounts payable invoices and process vendor payments
  • Process payroll for full time staff
  • Process payroll for part-time and temporary staff

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years experience in a Financial Accounting role in a Construction Industry
  • Previous experience in an Accounting role
  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Good written and oral communication skills

At [Company Name], we're committed to creating an equal opportunity workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.