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Accounts Receivable Analyst

Swift Transportation

Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
20 days ago
Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Analyze and collect receivable balances for a mid-size portfolio with varying degrees of complexity - identifying, validating, and resolving customer balances and deductions for timely resolution. Obtain payment/resolution on accounts to maximize cash flow.Manage assigned portfolio(s) usi...
20 days ago
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Accounts Payable Clerk

Randstad Office and Administration

Miami, FL
Miami, FL
30+ days ago
Multi-billion global General Contractor well known in the construction industry is seeking for an Accounts Payable Clerk to cover a long maternity leave. This candidate must have experience processing high volume of invoices, matching, batching and gl coding. Candidate must be able to commit until the remainder of the year. Inte...
30+ days ago
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ACCOUNTING CLERK

Physicians Independent Management Services

Tampa, FL
Tampa, FL
4 days ago
Description: Accounting ClerkThe Accounting Clerk compiles prepares and verifies data for use in maintaining accounting records by performing the following duties.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESCompiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.Balances account spreadsheets; matches and defi...
4 days ago
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Accounting Clerk

Randstad Office and Administration

Broomfield, CO
Broomfield, CO
30+ days ago
Randstad has an exciting REMOTE contract opportunity with one of our Fortune 500 clients in the Broomfield, CO area. The role will is Temp To Hire and will likely convery around Januray 1, 2022. Candidates should also be okay with working at the Broomfield office as you will be expected to retrun to working in the office around ...
30+ days ago
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Senior Specialist, Payment Operations

Santander Holdings USA Inc

Rexmont, PA
Rexmont, PA
1 day ago
POSITION SUMMARY
The Senior Specialist, Payment Operations is responsible for supporting the processing of Controls and related activities. Additionally, s/he is involved in providing recommendations on how to improve processes or change the performance results directly relating to payment Controls processing and supporting ...
1 day ago
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Accounts Payable Clerk

Randstad

Houston, TX
Houston, TX
7 days ago
Do you have experience in Invoicing? Are you knowledgeable about Collections? You can use both of those skills in this Account Receivable Clerk position. We are currently recruiting for an AR Clerk opportunity in the leading marine and manufacturing industries. It is a low volume but detail orientated environment with ...
7 days ago
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Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist

SavaSeniorCare

Houston, TX
Houston, TX
5 days ago
SUMMARYPerform tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions in a non-PO based environment.Provide support services to ensure the timely and accurate processing of the company’s accounts payable.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Process non-PO invoices and perform nec...
5 days ago
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Senior Specialist, Payment Operations

Santander Holdings USA Inc

Schaefferstown, PA
Schaefferstown, PA
1 day ago
POSITION SUMMARY
The Senior Specialist, Payment Operations is responsible for supporting the processing of Controls and related activities. Additionally, s/he is involved in providing recommendations on how to improve processes or change the performance results directly relating to payment Controls processing and supporting ...
1 day ago
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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK

Randstad

BLOOMINGTON, IL
BLOOMINGTON, IL
12 days ago
Randstad has partnered with the accounts payable department within a local company to find a temp to hire accounting clerk! This person will assist with invoice processing, project work to automate invoice processing, balancing account reconciliations, payroll, and other accounting work as directed.Skills:- must be detail o...
12 days ago
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Accounting Professional

Naval Nuclear Laboratory

Niskayuna, NY
Niskayuna, NY
19 days ago
At Naval Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) be part of a culture where diversity and teamwork are a part of our culture. Join a company that is just as employee focused as it is on its customer.  The Finance team is looking for someone to join Financial Services (FS) Department. You will provide accounting support to NNL’s travel coo...
19 days ago
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Accounting Jobs Overview

From small startups to large corporations, companies rely on accountants to help keep their financial matters in order. Without skilled accountants, many businesses would face serious financial challenges that could hurt their bottom line. Working in accounting jobs, you'll play a vital role in safeguarding a company's finances and ensuring that they're in compliance with state and federal laws. You'll also examine financial records, conduct financial audits, identify financial risks, and suggest budget cuts and other solutions.

When you choose a career in accounting, you'll work in a fast-paced environment with room for growth. There are currently tons of accounting jobs available to job seekers with related college education and the right certification.

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Accounting Education and Skills

Want to know what requirements are needed to get an accounting job? First, you'll need a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. To become a certified public accountant (CPA), you must either earn a master's degree in accounting or complete a post-bachelor's certificate program. Then, you'll need to take the Uniform CPA Exam offered by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

In addition to a solid education, employers look for a certain skill set when hiring accountants, including:

  • The ability to think critically and analytically when evaluating data.
  • Keen attention to detail when examining and compiling data.
  • Exceptional math and statistical analysis skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, especially when handling documents.

To learn more about what steps you'll need to take to get an accounting job, read our article on how to become an accountant.

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Do you have the skills and qualifications needed to work as an accountant? If so, the next step is to land that interview. Employers scan cover letters and resumes before choosing the candidates they want to interview, so it's critical that your application materials accurately represent your skills, experience, and abilities. Read our accounting resume sample to learn how to make your resume shine.

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Interviewing for an Accounting Job

During the interviewing process, a potential employer will have many questions for you. They'll want to know about your education and any previous work experience you have. Prepare yourself ahead of time by reading our complete list of accounting interview questions. These are some of the general questions a potential employer might ask:

  • What is your accounting background and experience?
  • What types of projects have you worked on and how did you meet your deadlines?
  • Why do you think you're a great fit for this company?
  • What have you done to become better at accounting?

How Much Do Accounting Jobs Pay?

Want to know how much you'll earn in an accounting career? General accountants in the U.S. earn a median salary of $55,899, but pay varies by job title. For example, tax accountants earn an average of $64,973 per year, and CPAs earn $68,941. You can find out how much money you can expect to earn by entering your job title and area into our Salary Guide.

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Accounts Receivable Analyst

Swift Transportation

Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
20 days ago
Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Analyze and collect receivable balances for a mid-size portfolio with varying degrees of complexity - identifying, validating, and resolving customer balances and deductions for timely resolution. Obtain payment/resolution on accounts to maximize cash flow.Manage assigned portfolio(s) usi...
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Accounts Payable Clerk

Randstad Office and Administration

Miami, FL
Miami, FL
30+ days ago
Multi-billion global General Contractor well known in the construction industry is seeking for an Accounts Payable Clerk to cover a long maternity leave. This candidate must have experience processing high volume of invoices, matching, batching and gl coding. Candidate must be able to commit until the remainder of the year. Inte...
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ACCOUNTING CLERK

Physicians Independent Management Services

Tampa, FL
Tampa, FL
4 days ago
Description: Accounting ClerkThe Accounting Clerk compiles prepares and verifies data for use in maintaining accounting records by performing the following duties.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESCompiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.Balances account spreadsheets; matches and defi...
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Accounting Clerk

Randstad Office and Administration

Broomfield, CO
Broomfield, CO
30+ days ago
Randstad has an exciting REMOTE contract opportunity with one of our Fortune 500 clients in the Broomfield, CO area. The role will is Temp To Hire and will likely convery around Januray 1, 2022. Candidates should also be okay with working at the Broomfield office as you will be expected to retrun to working in the office around ...
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Senior Specialist, Payment Operations

Santander Holdings USA Inc

Rexmont, PA
Rexmont, PA
1 day ago
POSITION SUMMARY
The Senior Specialist, Payment Operations is responsible for supporting the processing of Controls and related activities. Additionally, s/he is involved in providing recommendations on how to improve processes or change the performance results directly relating to payment Controls processing and supporting ...
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Accounts Payable Clerk

Randstad

Houston, TX
Houston, TX
7 days ago
Do you have experience in Invoicing? Are you knowledgeable about Collections? You can use both of those skills in this Account Receivable Clerk position. We are currently recruiting for an AR Clerk opportunity in the leading marine and manufacturing industries. It is a low volume but detail orientated environment with ...
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Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist

SavaSeniorCare

Houston, TX
Houston, TX
5 days ago
SUMMARYPerform tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions in a non-PO based environment.Provide support services to ensure the timely and accurate processing of the company’s accounts payable.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Process non-PO invoices and perform nec...
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Senior Specialist, Payment Operations

Santander Holdings USA Inc

Schaefferstown, PA
Schaefferstown, PA
1 day ago
POSITION SUMMARY
The Senior Specialist, Payment Operations is responsible for supporting the processing of Controls and related activities. Additionally, s/he is involved in providing recommendations on how to improve processes or change the performance results directly relating to payment Controls processing and supporting ...
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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK

Randstad

BLOOMINGTON, IL
BLOOMINGTON, IL
12 days ago
Randstad has partnered with the accounts payable department within a local company to find a temp to hire accounting clerk! This person will assist with invoice processing, project work to automate invoice processing, balancing account reconciliations, payroll, and other accounting work as directed.Skills:- must be detail o...
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Accounting Professional

Naval Nuclear Laboratory

Niskayuna, NY
Niskayuna, NY
19 days ago
At Naval Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) be part of a culture where diversity and teamwork are a part of our culture. Join a company that is just as employee focused as it is on its customer.  The Finance team is looking for someone to join Financial Services (FS) Department. You will provide accounting support to NNL’s travel coo...