Junior Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: Elizabeth, NJ
COMPENSATION: $23/hr - $27/hr
POSTED: Nov 17, 2022

Our client is currently seeking an entry – level Junior Accountant to join the Accounting and Finance team located in Elizabeth, NJ.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$23/hr – $27/hr

Position Overview:

The Junior Account will be responsible for preparing bank reconciliation, processing accounts payable and receivables, performing light journal entries, and helping maintain the general ledger. The perfect candidate for this position is an enthusiastic team player who is hardworking, accountable, and highly motivated.

Responsibilities of the Junior Accountant:

  • Compose journal entries
  • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Perform bank and credit card account reconciliations
  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries
  • Contribute to the implementation, maintenance, and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Assist in the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing process

Qualifications of the Junior Accountant:

  • 0 – 1 year of experience is preferred
  • Excel proficiency (vlookups and pivot tables experience)
  • Knowledge of one or more major ERP systems (e.g. SAP, Oracle, Sage, NetSuite, and QuickBooks) is preferred
  • Highly analytical individual with strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Ability to multitask and perform tasks in a timely manner
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Accounting internship is preferred

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a relevant field


  • Atrium Care Package available, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 116124