Entry Level Accountant
Established Environmental Contractor located in Kearny, NJ looking for an Entry Level Accountant with a strong accounting skills. Microsoft office skills required. Salary is commensurate with candidate's experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, 401K and corporate stock plan. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal opportunity Employer.
Duties include , AR, AP, data entry, administering payroll, keeping balance sheets, carrying out billing activities. The accountant may also be responsible for filing taxes for the company, as well as reviewing past reports to generate income forecasts. Be able to work in an office environment and use a personal computer to make calculations, write reports, and use spreadsheet software. Accounting assistants must share information with other departments to reconcile accounting accuracy, and are also responsible for preparing account statements, responding to correspondence, distributing invoices, and keeping track of client billing. They must pay close attention to detail during file reading to find errors in accounting to communicate to tax and audit representatives, and they also complete complex transactions and organize financial data in readable formats.
They should also work well in a team setting with other accounting specialists to achieve all objectives in a timely manner.
A bachelor's degree in accounting is required for this position, as is status as a certified public accountant (CPA). Previous accounting experience is generally required or preferred as well. Knowledge of accounting software such as Quick books and Microsoft Excel is needed. Knowledge of Navision a plus. Additionally, many of the accountant's tasks are performed independently so it is essential to be self-motivated; however, collaboration is necessary, and the accountant must be able to work as part of a team.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:00:12 PDT