"As a staff accountant, you'll be responsible for working with clients to manage their finances. Employers are looking for candidates with excellent communication skills, a strong attention to detail, and experience handling financial data. Be prepared to answer technical questions that will test your knowledge of accounting as well as some behavioral questions about your ability to manage projects and meet deadlines."
What is an accrual?
An adjustment to either 1) record revenue earned but not yet recorded or 2) record expenses that have been incurred but not yet recorded
Revenues and expenses are recorded when earned; not received or paid.