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Accountant

Company: Staffing the Universe
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT



Summary Job Description

Responsible for assisting subsidiaries in producing and analyzing financial reports and formulating and calculating key metrics for determining optimal financial performance.

Performs variance analysis. Processes reports to support account details and assists field personnel with issues and questions. The ability to resolve complex accounting issues, work under pressure and multitask is essential. Requires a Bachelor's degree in accounting and three to five years of experience. CPA certified or exam eligible is a plus. Reports to Accounting Supervisor.





Primary Duties/Responsibilities

Ensures financial statements are maintained in accordance with Generally Accepted

Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Assists departments and subsidiaries with account analysis and research

Analyzes basic financial reports and key performance indicators and makes

recommendations relative to balance sheet and P&L statements implications

Analyzes the results of the subsidiary performance against historical data and reports results to subsidiary upper and executive management

Evaluates trends, identifies and investigates unusual or unexpected account variances

Generates daily and monthly reports to assist in above duties and prepares other management and statutory reports, as required

Makes recommendations to resolve issues and makes corrections, as necessary

Seeks opportunities to modify or enhance current processes and ensures processes are documented and up-to-date

Performs other accounting research as needed

Interface with external/internal auditors in managing requests concerning processes and deliverables

Promotes teamwork between operational groups and departments

Assists the accounting team with monthly responsibilities

Performs and/or reviews account reconciliations, as needed

Assist Accounting Supervisor with supporting offshore team

Other projects as assigned



Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance combined with 3-5 years accounting/finance experience

CPA or pursuing certification is a plus

Heavily skilled in general ledger reconciliations

Extensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures as relates to general ledger accounting

Strong analytical skills and problem solving ability

Highly detail oriented and ability to multitask and meet assigned deadlines

Critical thinking skills with timely, effective decision making

Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives

Excellent communication skills and ability to interact professionally and effectively

with colleagues and global customers/clients including Executive personnel & Directors.

Ability to facilitate meaningful discussion and influence outcomes using reasoning and accounting logic.

PeopleSoft experience required

Ability to travel locally, regionally and nationally as required.

Keywords: Staffing the Universe, Atlanta , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Atlanta, Georgia

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