Entry Level Accounting Jobs

Entry Level Accounting Overview


Entry Level Accountants are directly responsible for producing a variety of financial documents as well as recording the expenses and revenues of a company. Their primary task is recording all of the various financial transactions that occur during the normal course of business, updating financial statements and checking various financial records for accuracy.

Entry Level Accounting Education Requirements


While a high school diploma is the minimum requirement for most Entry Level Accounting jobs, many looking to find employment with larger corporations or planning to advance their careers beyond basic accounting will opt for getting a bachelor's degree in accounting. Candidates will need solid reading and math skills along with on-the-job training to perform the tasks associated with recording various financial transactions. They will also need to be able to use computers efficiently as most accounting functions are now recorded in specialized accounting software applications. Specialized knowledge of spreadsheet applications is a plus in this profession.

Entry Level Accountants who earn advanced degrees can move into more specialized roles such as financial planning and analysis or auditing, and they can become Certified Public Accountants with experience.

Entry Level Accounting Job Market


Jobs statistics estimate that there are approximately 1.8 million people employed in this field, with job opportunities available nationally. It is currently estimated that the demand for Entry Level Accountants will rise approximately 9 percent over the next 10 years, which would keep pace with current job market trends. Similar entry level positions would include Entry Level Tax Preparers.

Entry Level Accounting Salary


The average median salary for Entry Level Accounting jobs is $35,170. Those with advanced degrees will earn larger salaries than those with just a high school education. Additionally, those working for larger corporations can expect to earn more than accountants working for smaller firms.
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Heat is Expanding! Heat is a business management firm looking to grow with new account managers for its Fortune 500 clients. Specializing in business mentorship, we are offering entry level account positions and cross-train individuals into management. We take pride in our ability to find, develop, and support top candidates for management who act with integrity and have a winning mind set willin...
HEAT - CHICAGO, IL Positions available in Sales, Entry Level Management, and Marketing.
 “….I firmly believe that any man’s finest hours – his greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear – is that moment when he has worked his heart out in good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious." - Vince Lombardi
 Heat is hiring for an entry level full time sales, marketing and man...
RED GLOBAL - PHILADELPHIA, PA Positions available in Sales, Entry Level Management, and Marketing.
 “….I firmly believe that any man’s finest hours – his greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear – is that moment when he has worked his heart out in good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious." - Vince Lombardi
 Red Global is hiring for an entry level full time sales, ...
New Horizon Promotions - Boston, MA Positions available in Sales, Entry Level Management, and Marketing.
 “….I firmly believe that any man’s finest hours – his greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear – is that moment when he has worked his heart out in good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious." - Vince Lombardi
 New Horizon is hiring for an entry level full time ...
Advantage Concepts - Towson, MD Positions available in Sales, Entry Level Management, and Marketing.
 “….I firmly believe that any man’s finest hours – his greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear – is that moment when he has worked his heart out in good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious." - Vince Lombardi
 Advantage Concepts is hiring for an entry level full ti...
JOB DESCRIPTION EVO Marketing Concepts is an outsourced sales and marketing company in the South Florida area. We execute sales, customer service, and client retention to business class customers for Fortune 500 Companies. We will be training in various fields to transition someone into a management position where they will be managing multiple individuals and overseeing multiple markets. Manager...
No Experience Needed for Entry Level Openings (paid training, in house training) Our firm provides the opportunity for people to get their foot in the door entry level; and get the training they need to jump-start their career in the fields of sales and marketing. Our hands-on approach allows us to train entry level candidates with little to no experience and catapult their confidence and experie...
Entry Level or College Grads – Your Skills Wanted for Full Time Sales & Marketing positions Broad Street Marketing, Inc. is looking for entry level professionals to fill a current open position in our firm. Due to recent expansion with a new client, Broad Street Marketing will be filling an entry level marketing position as soon as possible! Our Signature: Broad Street is Philadelphia’s leading...
Entry Level Junior Marketing Associates - Entry Level Public Relations and Advertising Event and Retail Marketing in the Atlanta area Do you find yourself asking this question? "How am I supposed to have 3-5 years experience if nobody will give me a chance?" If so, look no further. You have found the company that has and will continue to personally create the future leaders of the marketing in...
ENTRY LEVEL POSITIONS OPEN! ENTRY LEVEL REPRESENTATIVES * ENTRY LEVEL MARKETING HIRING ADVERTISING / RETAIL / PUBLIC RELATIONS / MARKETING EVO Marketing Concepts, Inc. is one of the fastest and most successful marketing and advertising firms in the area and we are currently going through a nationwide expansion. We are hiring entry level and experienced public relation, marketing, and retail rep...
Sales / Entry Level Sales / Marketing and Sales / Entry Level Sales Management Trainee Driven Retail Solutions is currently offering sales and marketing positions that include comprehensive training. No prior sales experience is necessary, and we will train individuals to learn a variety of skills from sales and human resources to management and leadership. As a fast-paced company in the direct s...
EVO Marketing Concepts, Inc. is seeking Entry Level Candidates for Entry Level Sales & Marketing Position working with Fortune 500 Client in the telecommunication industry. EVO Marketing Concepts Inc. is a professional sales and marketing firm working with Fortune 500 companies nationally. We have represented various clients such as top players in the telecommunication industry. Our sales and mar...
Job Description: Accounts Payable / Accounting Assistant 33 to 35K Excellent, entry-level, accounting career opportunity. Growing CPA firm will train recent graduate interested in gaining invaluable experience in the accounting field. Handle accounts payable, payroll, reconciliation, data entry, and check cutting. Candidate should be ambitious, very bright, thrive in a fast-paced environment. C...
About the Job Voted the 3rd Best Place to Work in Columbus in 2014, Buckeye works with THE leading company in the telecommunications industry. We are focused on new client acquisition and client retention. We do not use marketing strategies like cold calling, mail, or mass e-mails. Instead, we develop relationships through direct marketing, with face-to-face contact, which enables us to deliver c...
Accounting Principals is hiring for a temp-to-hire Entry Level Accounting Clerk job opportunity for a growing company in Akron, Ohio. You must have at least six months of accounting experience. You will be responsible for accounts receivables, payables, general ledger as well as journal entries. The hourly rate for this position is starting at $13 per hour. The Entry Level Accounting Clerk Job re...
This HireStrategy client is looking for entry level Finance and Accounting grads to join their team on a temporary to hire basis. The ideal candidate will have 0-2 years’ experience in Finance and Accounting, customer service or management related roles. Qualifications: · Strong communication skills · Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Economics · Ability to l...
Buckeye is hiring for Entry-Level Marketing and Sales Positions. Buckeye is a Columbus-based company specializing in outsourced marketing and sales for necessity based industries. By representing ONLY companies in recession-proof industries, we are able to grow without limits. . Promotions are solely performance-based and specific, measurable benchmarks. We offer unique membership packages Here ...
Are you thinking about starting a career in professional sales? We have several new companies in the Boston area that are conducting onsite interviews on Wednesday, December 17th @ 6:00 p.m. These positions provide excellent training, full benefits, base salary and commissions! If you are interested in checking out sales as a career, we recommend stopping by! The event is free to attend and each ...
Phoenix Integrated Store Consultants is a marketing firm in the Atlanta, GA area. Phoenix Integrated Store Consultants is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing consulting, sales, and marketing companies in the Atlanta area. Here at Phoenix Integrated Store Consultants, we pride ourselves on providing clients with a personal, professional approach to customer acquisition. Our ENTRY-LEVEL pos...
Amazing opportunity to earn what you are ‘really’ worth! No prior experience required. Receive paid training and step by step assistance at our local office. If you answer yes to one or more of the question below, we want you on our Team! Are you living paycheck to paycheck? Not getting paid what you are worth? Tired of moving from one job to another? Don’t feel valued at your current workpla...

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Rate of Growth
11.70 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
2,735,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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