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Senior Accountant - CPA

Company:
Staff Financial Group
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328, United States
Posted:
November 28, 2016
Description:

Position Summary

The Senior Accountant in the Accounting Team will be responsible for a variety of balance sheet and operating statement accounts, documenting and streamlining processes, and support of the overall responsibilities of the Senior Manager, Accounting.

Position Accountabilities

The following are essential job accountabilities:

* Perform complex balance sheet account analysis and reconciliations

* Review the results of the assigned business operations and making the necessary accounting entries

* Complete Monthly, quarterly and year end close responsibilities

* Investigate and report on variances discovered in assigned areas

Prepare analytics and/or models to better understand business results

Determine potential weaknesses in internal controls and make changes to correct them

Document all existing accounting procedures and processes

Develop, recommend and implement process improvements

Use technology to streamline manual processes

Lead external audit time lines and tasks

Work closely with Planning team to understand budgets and forecasts and the related variances

? Communicate and coordinate assigned field and/or head office department month end reviews

? Record and review various journal entries to the general ledger

Job Specifications

Core Competencies

Must be a team player with the ability to maintain a positive attitude in an extremely fast-paced environment

Ability to effectively multi-task and manage multiple projects at once

Candidate should possess strong communication, analytical thinking and systems skills

Self starter; comfortable challenging the status quo

Energetic, enthusiastic and customer service focused attitude

Interested in learning and in career advancement

Functional Competencies

Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel

Experience with JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, and Hyperion a plus

Minimum Education

? Undergraduate degree in Accounting required

? CPA License or CPA track preferred

Minimum Experience

? 4 to 8 years

? Public/Private mix a plus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.