entry level accounting jobs

Accounting is a BIG necessity and the backbone of any successful business. Motivated individuals can rise to amazing heights if they excel in entry level accounting jobs. 

In fact, accounting has a place in just about every aspect of our daily lives. From budget-building to saving and investing, knowing how to manage your accounts can save you big time!

A study from Ohio State University showed there are MANY benefits to working in the finance industry, and we at Masiello Employment Services couldn’t agree more.

There is a rising need for experts in this field. Like all careers, top accountants don’t start at the highest rung of their industry. They begin as jobs such as Part Time Payroll Specialists, Financial Assistants, and Bookkeepers/Office Administrators. Jobs we are currently hiring for that pay over $24/hour! 

From there, they rise to titles like Tax Accountants and Accounting and Grants Managers who can make over $75k per year. (Also jobs we are currently hiring! Read below for details on those positions.) 

Ready to jump into the driver’s seat of an accounting position? It’s a great time to start your career engine as accounting is on the rise, with expected employment projections to grow 6% through the next few years. Read our top reasons why Entry Level Accounting Jobs are where it’s at!

Benefits Of An Entry Level Accounting Job


Skillset Carryover 

Accounting isn’t just adding and subtracting numbers in an Excel sheet. You’ll learn a range of invaluable skills that can be brought with you to almost any position, such as how to perform useful research, efficient task management and even knowledge of new technologies.

Advancement Opportunity

Every day is a chance to gain new experiences and meet new people in the corporate ladder. These networking opportunities may help you down the line when looking into a higher level position.

Work/life Balance

Most accounting positions provide a steady, 9-to-5 work schedule for a 5-day work week. If you’re the type of person who seeks stability in their daily life, these set hours are perfect for you! 

Available Entry Level Accounting Jobs Near You!

accounting jobs

This is just the tip of the iceberg on why Entry Level Accounting Jobs are so attractive. For even more on this topic, read “Are Accounting Jobs A Rewarding Career Path?”. Now, let’s take look at what opportunities the dedicated Staffing Managers at Masiello have waiting for you:

Finance Assistant 

Located in Keene, NH, this temp-to-hire position will have you working in the office Monday-Friday 8 am – 4 pm, and offers $24/hour depending on experience. 

Once hired, you will be eligible for their complete benefits package, which includes: Health/Dental/Life insurance, Flex spending account, wellness benefits, paid time off, as well as inclusion in the NH retirement system

Some of the duties of this position will include:

  • Maintaining employee information in the database
  • Entering payroll adjustments
  • Processing monthly journal entries

Part Time Payroll Specialist

Located just north of Brattleboro, VT, this temp-to-hire opportunity will have you working 20-25 hours/week and offers $25/hour depending on experience.

You will also be eligible for their company benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability insurance, HSA, 403(b) retirement plan as well as paid time off.

Some of the duties of this position will include:

  • Data entry and maintaining employee records
  • Reviewing and approving timesheets
  • Managing PTO requests
  • Assisting with annual audits

Bookkeeper/Office Administrator

Located just south of Keene, NH this is a Temp-to-Hire position that offers $25/hr depending on skills and experience. You will have Monday – Friday flexible hours in the office!

This opportunity requires a high school diploma and 2+ years of relevant experience bookkeeping and knowledge of Quickbooks.

Some of the duties of this position will include:

  • Answering, screening and directing phone calls
  • Greeting and assisting visitors.
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts receivable

Masiello Excels at Filling Accounting Jobs

If you’re ready to be motivated to make your grand entrance into the field of finance, check out “Top Reasons Why Finance Jobs Have Terrific Career Potential”. Then contact Masiello Employment Services to learn more about how we simplify the job search process and help job seekers, like you, find their next great fit!