How much does a General Accountant make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a General Accountant in the United States is $29 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $24 and $35. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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PrideStaff - Sterling , VA
The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing routine bookkeeping and accounting, including accounts payable and accounts receivable, general ledger accounting, bank, and account reconciliation ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) - Falls Church , VA
General Ledger & Financial Statements for AIHA and AIHF (approximately 70% of time) * Reconciles ... Accountant: Review and post intercompany journal entries, including netting the intercompany ...
ZipRecruiter - 14 days ago
NorthStar Professional Search - Reston , VA
As a key member of the team, the Senior Accountant will assist the Manager of Finance and Accounting with general accounting / finance responsibilities and provide top-level support, training, and ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 7 days ago
Rinker Design Associates, P.C. - Manassas , VA
Other general accounting tasks as required. Core Duties and Responsibilities: * Effective communication and follow-up with Project Managers and Clients regarding contractual agreements, project setup ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
TECHEAD - Richmond , VA
Knowledge of General Accounting Principles (GAAP), practices and procedures * Strong experience in Excel * Thorough leadership and decision-making skills * Monthly closing activities (including ...
LinkedIn - 12 days ago
Intelsat - McLean , VA
The Staff Accountant will perform general accounting tasks for assigned functions in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) standards. Responsibilities include the following: prepare journal entries ...
LinkedIn - 22 days ago
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