Accountant Jobs in Des Moines, IA

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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Farm Bureau Financial Services - West Des Moines, IA (12 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Recommended Skills Bank Reconciliations Accounting Generally Accepted Accounting Principles General Ledger Reconciliation Multitasking...
1 day ago
MetLife - Prole, IA (18 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Moderately complex maintenance of general ledger. Collect, verify and record moderately complex data for financial statements and reports....
8 hours ago
MetLife - Ackworth, IA (19 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Moderately complex maintenance of general ledger. Collect, verify and record moderately complex data for financial statements and reports....
7 hours ago
CDS GLOBAL - Des Moines, IA
Researches and prepares various routine to complex accounting and reconciliations up to and including journal entries....
13 hours ago
Broadlawns Medical Center - Des Moines, IA
Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Proficiency with computerized accounting systems and Microsoft Office including Excel and Word....
7 hours ago
Post Holdings - Norwalk, IA (11 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Responsible for assisting in the month-end accounting including the completion of journal entries as assigned, reconciliations as assigned, and ensuring all expenses recorded accurately....
2 days ago
Intuit - Des Moines, IA
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2 days ago
Turner Construction - Des Moines, IA
Reports to: Senior Accountant, Operational Finance or Accounting Manager, Operational Finance Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Set up, lead, oversee and implement procedures to insure client contractual...
3 days ago
Turner Construction - Des Moines, IA
Reports To: Senior Accountant, Finance Reporting HQ or Financial Manager, Finance Reporting HQ Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Assist accountant to ensure client contractual requirements are met...
3 days ago
Marsh and McLennan - Urbandale, IA (1 mile from Des Moines, IA)
Prepare journal entries, money moves, payments, interpret client billing/invoicing needs, administrative system accounting reports and/or consolidated statements Analyze, update with highest degree...
4 days ago
Methodist College - West Des Moines, IA (12 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Maintains and expands knowledge of general ledger and all systems which interface with the general ledger....
4 days ago
West Des Moines, IA (12 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Duties & Accountabilities Performs the statutory financial statement preparation for assigned entity and/or functions....
4 days ago
Vision Electric Llc - Bondurant, IA (12 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Salary Range: $45,000 to $60,000 Expected Hours: Monday through Friday. Primary Purpose: Accurately report on Job Costing for financial transparency for work completed and in process jobs. Duties...
4 days ago
Farm Bureau Financial Services - West Des Moines, IA (12 miles from Des Moines, IA)
What You will Do: Responsible for daily calculation of variable insurance product prices Prepare monthly journal entries, assemble account reconciliations, and update financial models for various FBL...
4 days ago
Ravago - Des Moines, IA
PURPOSE OF ROLE: The purpose of the Customer Account Representative is to partner with outside sales to manage daily activities of their assigned customer accounts. The CAR serves as the point of...
7 days ago

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Accountant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

ERPGulf training for accountants.
You will learn how to use an ERP system in a company for Accounting, sales, Purchase, HR, Payroll, Asset, HelpdeskThis course will prepare an accountant/auditor/business-owner to use ERPGulf and...

Be An Accountant in short time
Accounting is the backbone of every Organization and this Course has been prepared for anyone who would like to be an Accountant in a very short time learning fast the accounting concepts, ...

Accountant in the Business Environment
The purpose of this course is to develop your knowledge and understanding of how accounting relates to other parts of a business and the business environment. The course will seek to develop an...

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Des Moines, IA

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in Des Moines, IA as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Accountant positions.

Highest Education Level

Accountants in Des Moines, IA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.3%)
  • Master's Degree (27.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.9%)
  • 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 Des Moines, IA
  • 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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