Accountant - Entry Level

Accountemps has an immediate need for an entry-level Accountant.  Your duties in this position will include entering data, reviewing financial statements, and creating and manipulating Excel spreadsheets.  You will report to the Controller, work with a dynamic team, and enjoy the opportunity for career growth.  This role could be a great match if you have an aptitude for Excel and maintain a positive attitude.  This opportunity is for a short term temporary entry-level Accountant position and is located in Edmonton, Alberta.

What you get to do every single day:

- Prepare monthly journal entries

- Performing other related duties and participating in special projects as assigned

- Aiding in full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes

- Reconciling and balancing general ledger accounts

- Assisting with audit fieldwork for both financial and operational audits

- Investigating and fixing account discrepancies


Requirements Of the Position:

- 2+ years of relevant accounting experience necessary

- Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

- 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

- Preferred education is an AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business

- Excellent attention to detail

- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

- Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Excel (PivotTables, vlookups) is preferred

- Accounts receivable experience

- Payroll experience is considered an asset

- Expertise in accounts payable