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Freight Accountant

Company: Rangam Consultants Inc.
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Hybrid Role (Currently 2 Days in the Office, But May Move Up To 3 Days in the Upcoming Months) Summary:

  • At Client, our culture is built upon shared values and behaviors - they are fundamentals for winning together.
  • Integrity - Respect - Accountability - Excellence are the standards of our behavior.
  • The Accounting and Finance organization is a mission and results driven team that operates with a strong sense of collaboration to support the business, while utilizing our technical expertise, as we manage processes to record, reconcile, and report all financial activity of the enterprise.
  • We bring financial context into the picture when partnering with the lines of business, senior and executive management, and our board of directors.Duties:
    • We are seeking a Freight Accountant to join our team.
    • This individual will support the implementation and ongoing accounting for multiple Client divisions.
    • The person in this position will have the opportunity to be involved in various activity, such as: involvement in special projects that will help drive continuous process improvement, participate in audit processes, interact with various groups/individuals, as well as much more.
    • We are looking for an individual that is a self-starter and has the desire to grow within the organization.
    • Strong in communication skills, both written and verbal, will be critical as you interact with all levels of the organization.Additional responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
      • Prepare and review accruals for month end processes for freight accruals other miscellaneous accruals related to the divisional locations.
      • Perform and review month end journal entries for completeness and accuracy
      • Comply with SOX controls and GAAP to ensure a solid internal control
      • Perform and review account reconciliations, investigate and follow up on reconciling items on a timely manner.
      • Identify and implement opportunities to improve processes through standardization or automation
      • Perform and assist in audit processes through the preparation of schedules and communications with internal and external auditors
      • Assist business partners with reports and ad hoc request relates to areas within shared services.What you need to succeed:
        • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
        • 2+ years of accounting experience is preferred
        • Strong communication skills both written and verbal and the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
        • Strong organizational and follow-up skills
        • Forward thinker and deadline driven
        • Financial expertise and the ability to apply financial principles in a manufacturing environment
        • Able to build effective teams and support plant initiatives, goals and demonstrate a positive attitude towards others
        • Sets priorities, establish objectives/milestones and schedule activities effectively
        • Experience with month end close processes
        • JD Edwards, Hyperion, and Blackline experience a plus
        • High level of Microsoft Office proficiency with advanced level of Excel required.
        • Self-starter and strong leadership skills

Keywords: Rangam Consultants Inc., Atlanta , Freight Accountant, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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