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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FEI is Expanding! FEI 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 willing ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking Entry Level candidates to join their team in various operations and banking departments in Newark, DE. The ideal candidate will have 0-2 years of experience and strong MS Excel skills (pivots, v look ups). Internship experience is highly preferred. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree (finance, accounting, economics, business) 3.0 GPA+ Strong Excel ski...
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 ...
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...
We are currently hiring entry level management trainees with a restaurant, fast food, or customer service background for our Entry Level Account Manager position. We have found that candidates working in the retail, restaurant, hospitality, sales and any type of customer service position are very easy to train into our account manager position. We specialize in areas of customer retention and cust...
Apply Today - Immediate Openings!! Entry-Level Account Representatives with Opportunities for Advancement VM Solutions is already a recognized leader in outsourced advertising and marketing with some of the largest clients in the retail, entertainment and fashion industries! Aggressive patience is our mode of operation. We know not every goal can be immediately achieved, but that sitting and wa...
Entry Level Account Executive - Sales/Marketing SDCorp Milwaukee is looking to fill several positions immediately! We have full time and permanent positions available! We are looking to hire someone entry level with the following experience and/or interest: -Marketing/Sales -Public Relations -Advertising -Event Marketing -Promotions WWW.SDCMILWAUKEE.COM Entry Level Account Executive - Sal...
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...
Global Consulting is currently hiring for an Entry Level Account Manager position. The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Willingness to learn • Desire to achieve and drive to excel • Self motivated with a persistent work ethic • Ability to multitask and stay organized while learning new information about our customers an...
New To Cherry Hill? Entry Level Positions Available Entry Level Marketing Reps Wanted! Marketing Firm Seeks Entry Level Professionals Team AMC is now offering positions at the entry level for sales and marketing. Our firm has a very high success rate of developing SPORTS MINDED individuals into TOP PERFORMERS in a management capacity. We are seeking inexperienced professionals that would like t...
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/...
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...
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New Vision Marketing is currently looking for outgoing and ambitious individuals to fill positions in entry-level business account consulting, marketing, and sales. We are interested in qualified candidates who are looking for experience in sales and marketing and growth to make this happen. New Vision Marketing has become the leading choice for premier clients wanting to gain an edge over their ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Entry Level Accounts Receivable Accountant in Waukegan, Illinois (IL). This position initially will assist in the Credit / Collections department with potential for fast growth into Finance and Accounting departments. REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting is preferred MS Excel skills are essential Excellent written and verbal com...
Build Your Future Technology is transforming the business of insurance and Applied Systems is leading the way. We believe in innovation and integrity in all aspects of our business and offer exceptional opportunities for professionals to grow and develop their careers. Our commitments to excellence and our employees across North America and the United Kingdom make Applied Systems an outstanding c...
Prestige Management Inc, the best retail marketing company in Dallas, 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 ...
Are you looking for career advancement? Denali Executives, Inc. is hiring for entry level sales positions - We have openings in Outside Sales where we are able to meet with our customers face to face and build a relationship with our clients. New clients means MORE opportunity for our team! "Great things in business are never done by one person, they’re done by a team of people." –Steve Jobs De...
Gulf Marketing Associates is seeking candidates to fill an entry level account manager position. We have been retained by a Fortune 500 company to handle sales and marketing in the Gulfport Market. Through our sales training program, GMA has been highly effective and honored for its performance. Daily tasks include: Face to face interaction with potential customers Client relations Customer re...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a degreed candidate / entry-level Financial Services Professional to join their growing team on a contract-to-hire basis in Newark, Delaware. This is a great opportunity for an entry level candidate to hit the ground running in a growing industry with plenty of opportunities to advance. The company offers competitive salaries, great benefits, and a gr...
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 ...

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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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