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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Overview: As an Account Executive at PLS Logistics, you are empowered to build a book of business that greatly affects your career and the bottom line. Each day, you build and foster strong relationships and negotiate client and carrier freight rates. You are the liaison between the shipper, consignee and carrier. You call the shots and drive PLS Logistics to success, while having the support of ...
Shore Thing Marketing, Inc. is looking to fill ENTRY-LEVEL sales and marketing positions. Our firm provides client acquisition and retention for Fortune 500 clients. This job entails face to face sales and customer service to new and existing business customers. We pride ourselves on our competitive, but extremely friendly and family oriented work environment. Our culture promotes constant person...
Shore Thing Marketing, Inc. is looking to fill ENTRY-LEVEL sales and marketing positions. Our firm provides client acquisition and retention for Fortune 500 clients. This job entails face to face sales and customer service to new and existing business customers. We pride ourselves on our competitive, but extremely friendly and family oriented work environment. Our culture promotes constant person...
AccountSource has teamed up with a rapidly-growing communications company south of Boston in search of an entry level accounting/finance candidate . This position provides room for growth, and is a contract-to-permanent opportunity. Responsibilities: Auditing incoming invoices from vendors to ensure accuracy Verifying all customer information, and reporting any errors to the appropriate departm...
AccountSource has teamed up with a rapidly-growing IT company in Boston in search of an entry level accounting/finance candidate . This position provides room for growth, and is a contract-to-permanent opportunity. Responsibilities: Auditing incoming invoices from vendors to ensure accuracy Verifying all customer information, and reporting any errors to the appropriate department Processing A/...
Steeplechase Business Solutions is looking to fill several Full Time Entry Level positions in the Greentree area. We have recently expanded into Pittsburgh and are looking to grow to fill client expectations. We are an outsourced sales and marketing firm specializing in customer acquisition and retention for a Fortune 100 telecommunications company. The ideal candidate will come from either the r...
Modern Business Concepts, Inc. is hiring for Full Time Entry Level customer service, marketing, and sales positions. We will cross train in all areas of Management, Sales, Data Management, Customer Service, Human Resources, Account Management, and Campaign Management. Success does not just happen - success is learned, success is practiced and then it is shared. Here at Modern Business Concepts, I...
Are you a self-starter that enjoys working in a fast-paced, growth oriented, environment? Are you a high-performing, results driven, individual that is dedicated and takes initiative to get the job done accurately and efficiently? If you’ve answered yes, then this career opportunity is for you. Apply Now! GForce Staffing Services is a full-services staffing firm specializing in contract, contract...
Overview: As an Account Executive at PLS Logistics, you are empowered to build a book of business that greatly affects your career and the bottom line. Each day, you build and foster strong relationships and negotiate client and carrier freight rates. You are the liaison between the shipper, consignee and carrier. You call the shots and drive PLS Logistics to success, while having the support of ...
Overview: As an Account Executive at PLS Logistics, you are empowered to build a book of business that greatly affects your career and the bottom line. Each day, you build and foster strong relationships and negotiate client and carrier freight rates. You are the liaison between the shipper, consignee and carrier. You call the shots and drive PLS Logistics to success, while having the support of ...
What is the Position? Our experience in sales and marketing is the driving force within our business, but the opportunity doesn’t stop there. We are looking for an account manager who is self-motivated and quality driven, whom we can internally promote to a management position. Account managers are responsible for gaining a new and lasting customer base for our fortune 500 clients. The position ...
Overview: As an Account Executive at PLS Logistics, you are empowered to build a book of business that greatly affects your career and the bottom line. Each day, you build and foster strong relationships and negotiate client and carrier freight rates. You are the liaison between the shipper, consignee and carrier. You call the shots and drive PLS Logistics to success, while having the support of ...
Overview: As an Account Executive at PLS Logistics, you are empowered to build a book of business that greatly affects your career and the bottom line. Each day, you build and foster strong relationships and negotiate client and carrier freight rates. You are the liaison between the shipper, consignee and carrier. You call the shots and drive PLS Logistics to success, while having the support of ...
Overview: As an Account Executive at PLS Logistics, you are empowered to build a book of business that greatly affects your career and the bottom line. Each day, you build and foster strong relationships and negotiate client and carrier freight rates. You are the liaison between the shipper, consignee and carrier. You call the shots and drive PLS Logistics to success, while having the support of ...
Overview: As an Account Executive at PLS Logistics, you are empowered to build a book of business that greatly affects your career and the bottom line. Each day, you build and foster strong relationships and negotiate client and carrier freight rates. You are the liaison between the shipper, consignee and carrier. You call the shots and drive PLS Logistics to success, while having the support of ...
Empyrean is hiring for Entry Level Account Representative positions. The Entry Level Account Representatives will be trained on Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Solar System Design and Management. Recent graduates with little or no experience are welcome! We provide full training. Also we are looking for candidates who are looking for a career change with the opportunity of advancement to vari...
Empyrean is hiring for Entry Level Account Representative positions. The Entry Level Account Representatives will be trained on Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Solar System Design and Management. Recent graduates with little or no experience are welcome! We provide full training. Also we are looking for candidates who are looking for a career change with the opportunity of advancement to vari...
Inside Sales Representative – Entry Level Account Manager Job Description Recent college graduates—are you ready to get out there and make your mark? Turn your drive and ambition into a lucrative and rewarding career with a global organization. Join our team at Marcus Evans! We are a worldwide leader in the Business Information field, presenting over 1,000 strategic conferences and summits aroun...
ACE Marketing force, the best retail marketing company in Memephis, is offering an exciting opportunity for a Sales Representative ready to grow their career with the leader in the industry. To continue our tremendous success and unparalleled growth, we are searching for qualified and ambitious individuals ready to increase revenue for our clients through exceptional customer service. The Sales Re...
Are you a self-starter that enjoys working in a fast-paced, growth oriented, environment? Are you a high-performing, results driven, individual that is passionate about working in the Accounting field? If you’ve answered yes, then this career opportunity is for you. Apply Now! GForce Staffing Services is a full-services staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire, and direct hire pla...

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Rate of Growth
16.00 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
2,637,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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