Accountant Jobs in Iowa

Develop and maintain financial records. Accountants compile and compute business budgets, implement accounts payable and receivable, and develop reports in order to determine ways to slash costs and boost income. They are also in charge of the paying the company’s taxes and completing returns in a timely and accurate manner.

Accountants need a strong technical understanding of software like QuickBooks or SAP Business Suite. They should also be skilled at creating and reading charts/diagrams, interpreting statistics, prioritizing, and multitasking.

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West Des Moines, IA
Your responsibilities as Staff Accountant will include preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation....
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Cedar Falls, IA
Responsibilities - Ensuring that accounts contained in the general ledger are correct - Carrying out other related duties and participating in special projects as assigned - Prepare journal entries...
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Iowa State University - Ames, IA
Ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles in executing, analyzing, verifying, and reporting transactions of a fiscal nature....
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Des Moines, IA
Tax Accountant in DES MOINES, Iowa Description Robert Half Management Resources is looking for a candidate for a Sr. Tax Accountant project in the Des Moines metro....
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Oelwein, IA
The responsibilities of a Staff Accountant entail preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation....
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Mercy Cedar Rapids - Mason City, IA
is responsible for maintaining the ERP financial systems, general ledger, and month end close process....
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Jobot - Waverly, IA
Recommended skills Certified Public Accountant Accounting Finance...
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Des Moines, IA
The Staff Tax Accountant will join a team that has a track record of developing employees and providing opportunities for future growth....
5 hours ago
Des Moines, IA
ledger accounts Helping with full cycle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes Researching and correcting account discrepancies Make monthly journal entries Requirements Accurate, swift...
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Intuit - Iowa City, IA
What you'll bring A Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
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Lifespace Communities, Inc - West Des Moines, IA
and timely recorded Prepare daily reconciliations for cash accounts Prepare monthly reconciliations for assigned balance sheet and income statement accounts Ensure compliance with accounting policies...
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Hiawatha, IA
Responsibilities - Ensuring that accounts contained in the general ledger are correct - Carrying out other related duties and participating in special projects as assigned - Prepare journal entries...
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Iowa City, IA
Candidates with 2+ years of current Staff Accountant experience are encouraged to email their resume to ... for immediate consideration....
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Ankeny, IA
, reports, spreadsheets and journal entries in preparation of financial statements. - Verifying expense reports for accuracy, verify receipts for purchases and make sure payments are made on time. -...
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Jobot - Manchester, IA
Recommended skills Certified Public Accountant Accounting Finance...
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Demographic Data for Iowa

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Iowa

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in Iowa as reported by the BLS.

$61,668

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in Iowa offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.0%)
  • Master's Degree (27.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.9%)
  • High School or GED (5.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Accountants in Iowa
  • 2-4 years (47.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (22.4%)
  • None (7.8%)
  • 1-2 years (7.0%)
  • 6-8 years (6.1%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 10+ years (2.2%)
  • 8-10 years (1.8%)

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