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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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190 Entry Level Accounting jobs found on Monster.

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Crowe Horwath Franklin, TN, 37064
Consultant - University/Entry Level - Accounting & Financial ID: 9197 Location: US-TN-Franklin Firm Services: University Entry Level - Consulting Type: Regular Full-Time More information about this opportunity: Company Overview: Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Valu...
Consultant - University/Entry Level - Accounting & Financial ID: 9081 Location: US-IL-Springfield Firm Services: University Entry Level - Consulting Type: Regular Full-Time More information about this opportunity: Company Overview: Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building V...
Consultant - University/Entry Level - Accounting & Financial ID: 9196 Location: US-IN-Indianapolis Firm Services: University Entry Level - Consulting Type: Regular Full-Time More information about this opportunity: Company Overview: Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building ...
State Street Global Advisors Boston, MA, 02298
Our Company State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is the world's leading provider of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $28.40 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.48 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2014, State Street operates globally in more than 100...
Compensation is $17 to $18 Per Hour Duties include: Review and process recurring monthly payments in a timely manner Direct responsibility of review, analysis and identifying reconciliations discrepancies Maintain the accurate records of AP Assist the controller with month end, quarterly end, and year end close Responsible for the petty cash disbursements Ad hoc reporting as necessary Cash...
Compensation is $16 to $17 Per Hour Duties include: Review and process recurring monthly payments in a timely manner Direct responsibility of review, analysis and identifying reconciliations discrepancies Maintain the accurate records of AP Assist the controller with month end, quarterly end, and year end close Responsible for the petty cash disbursements Ad hoc reporting as necessary Cash...
Compensation is $17 to $18 Per Hour Duties include: Review and process recurring monthly payments in a timely manner Direct responsibility of review, analysis and identifying reconciliations discrepancies Maintain the accurate records of AP Assist the controller with month end, quarterly end, and year end close Responsible for the petty cash disbursements Ad hoc reporting as necessary Cash...
Compensation is $16 to $17 Per Hour Duties include: Review and process recurring monthly payments in a timely manner Direct responsibility of review, analysis and identifying reconciliations discrepancies Maintain the accurate records of AP Assist the controller with month end, quarterly end, and year end close Responsible for the petty cash disbursements Ad hoc reporting as necessary Cash...
Compensation is $16 to $17 Per Hour Duties include: Review and process recurring monthly payments in a timely manner Direct responsibility of review, analysis and identifying reconciliations discrepancies Maintain the accurate records of AP Assist the controller with month end, quarterly end, and year end close Responsible for the petty cash disbursements Ad hoc reporting as necessary Cash...
Position Description: The Payroll & Accounting Clerk position is responsible for all payroll, billing, payables, and balancing various client accounts. This individual will identify and resolve problems, which will require the ability to gather and analyze information. They will handle various difficult client/customer situations responding promptly and professionally. This individual demonstrate...
Accountemps Baltimore, MD
Description Accountemps Salaried Professional Services is seeking entry level Junior Staff Accountants for an exciting consulting opportunity in Baltimore and the surrounding areas. This excellent opportunity is perfect for an entry level Junior Staff Accountant seeking experience in various industries and exposure to ERP systems. Ideal candidates will possess advanced Excel skills and have 1 or ...
Job Description: Volt is currently hiring for a entry level Accounts Receivable Specialist position in San Diego Duties: Perform collections on accounts, applies cash receipts to customers' accounts, and prepares invoice corrections as needed. Work with Customer Service (refunds, disputes and general information) and Patient Billing (for insurance payments) and Quality (returns). Provide supp...
State Street Global Advisors Kansas City, MO, 64126
Our Company State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is the world's leading provider of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $28.40 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.48 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2014, State Street operates globally in more than 100...
Accountemps Baltimore, MD
Description Our client located in north west Baltimore City is looking for an accounts receivable clerk to join their team on a temporary to potential full-time basis. The accounts receivable clerk will be responsible for assisting the accounts receivable team, researching discrepancies, working with MS Excel spreadsheets and other duties as assigned. This is an ideal position for entry-level can...
Lanchid LLC New York, NY
Description edi.ermes America is a medical textbook publishing and educational services company. Our continuing education (CEU) courses are geared towards doctors, physical therapists and occupational therapists. We choose authors and instructors who are leading healthcare professionals in their respective fields. We provide our authors and instructors with lucrative educational opportunities thr...
Chicago Music Exchange Chicago, IL, 60602
Reverb.com is looking to fill an entry-level role to help with our day-to-day accounting, financial processes, and other operations of our online musician's marketplace. This role will involve coordinating various accounting systems for our site as well as working to prevent fraudulent and suspicious activity. Other responsibilities will include handling accounts payable duties and fullfillment of...
Aerotek Rockford, IL
Start a new search >> Save it Upload Resume See all jobs at this company Printer-Friendly Version Save this job Email this job Entry Level Accounting Clerk The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected ...
Internet Brands Los Angeles, CA, 90009
Los Angeles-based Internet Brands, Inc. is currently seeking an Entry Level Accounting Specialist to join our Accounting / Finance Team. The Accounting / Billing Specialist will ensure the timely and accurate processing of certain invoicing and cash application transactions in our accounting records. Responsibilities: This position requires someone to handle high volume performance-based invoic...
OSI Technology New Jersey, NJ
Description OSI is a technology provider for businesses throughout New Jersey. As a system integrator, we consult, design, sell, deploy and maintain voice, data and video systems across an organization's wired and wireless network. Our CFO needs an entry level staff accountant who is very computer savvy, looking to grow and acquire practical, broad based exposure throughout the accounting, financ...
Internet Brands Los Angeles, CA, 90009
LA based online media company, Internet Brands, Inc. is currently looking for entry level Accounting Representatives to join our stellar Accounting and Finance team! Our ideal candidate is an analytical, proactive, take-charge individual who is looking to learn more about Accounting and Finance. In addition, we're looking for a positive and energetic person who is resourceful and can grasp proje...

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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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