An entry level accountant supports the financial department by maintaining accounting duties. Entry level accountant responsibilities include processing journal entries for transactions, updating accounts receivable and payable, and issuing invoices.
When interviewing entry level accountants, the most suitable candidate should demonstrate knowledge of accounting principles and excellent organizational skills. Be wary of candidates that lack skills in MS Office, are unable to work comfortably with numbers, and have poor time management skills.
Reveals abilities and attributes.
Reveals organizational and time management skills.
Demonstrates knowledge of the industry.
Demonstrates candidates' attention to detail.
Tests knowledge of accounting principles and practices.