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Robert Half Accountant - Entry Level in Lowell, Massachusetts

Description Robert Half has an opening for an entry-level Accountant position. The ideal candidate would have a positive demeanor and enjoys working with Excel. For this long-term contract / temporary position, you should be willing to work in Lowell, Massachusetts. The Accountant will be responsible for data entry, financial statement review, and Excel spreadsheet creation and manipulation, while reporting to the Accounting Manager. Reach out if you want to join a dynamic team with opportunity for future growth. If you're looking for more information about this exciting venture, contact us today!

Key responsibilities

  • Reconciling and leveling general ledger accounts

  • Executing other related duties and partaking in special projects as assigned

  • Input data

  • Assisting with full cycle Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processes

  • Assisting with audit fieldwork for both financial and operational audits

  • Investigating and fixing account discrepancies

  • Prepare journal entries monthly Requirements - Proven knowledge of month end closings

  • Debits experience

  • Microsoft Excel experience desired

  • General familiarity with Balance Sheets

  • Well-founded grasp of check processing

  • Bank reconciliations experience preferred

  • Deep understanding of Banking Industry

  • Journal entries experience

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

  • Willing to work as part of a team or independently and have the drive to take on a variety of tasks and projects

  • Employer requires 1 year of accounting experience

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

  • Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

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

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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