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Staff Accountant

Company:
Staff Financial Group
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328, United States
Salary:
45000 -65000
Posted:
November 28, 2016
Description:

Strong, Stable company looking for a Staff Accountant to join their team.

Position Summary

The Staff Accountant in the Accounting Team will be responsible for a variety of journal entries and related balance sheet and operating statement accounts, documenting processes, and support of the overall responsibilities of the senior accountants and the senior manager of accounting.

Position Accountabilities

The following are essential job accountabilities:

• Record various journal entries to the general ledger

• Perform 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

• Document all existing accounting procedures and processes

• Use technology to streamline manual processes

• Support external audit timelines and tasks

• Work closely with the planning team to understand budgets and forecasts and the related variances to actual results in assigned areas

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

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/or Hyperion a plus

Minimum Education

Undergraduate degree in Accounting required

CPA License or CPA track preferred

Minimum Experience

0-4 years experience

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.