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Robert Half Accounting Clerk in San Diego, California


Robert Half is looking for an entry-level accounting clerk to support a busy and growing accounting department! This is an on-site position located in La Mesa, CA for a busy Construction company.

You will be supporting the accounting department for this construction company with data entry, A/P, and A/R.

This is the ideal role for someone looking to expand their accounting skills, and gain valuable hands-on experience supporting an accounting team. This is contract-to-hire and begins ASAP.

The Accounting Clerk will match invoices to purchase orders/ vouchers, data entry, and assist with Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R).

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Provide heavy data entry support to the accounting team

  • Reviewing and coding invoices for Accounts Payable

  • Standard accounting: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects

  • Assemble statements and reports that require utilization of a variety of sources

  • Categorize documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of accounting codes and expenditure codes

  • Help Accounts Payable: A/P invoice matching & filing, vendor invoices and disbursement filing

  • Collaborate with Accounts Receivable: process daily invoices/credit, apply cash receipt, and help with collection of past due balance



  • AA or BS/BA in Accounting or related field preferred

  • Data entry experience required

  • Microsoft Excel experience

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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