Staff Accountant

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $28 - $32 per hour
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Staff Accountant

job summary:
Randstad Professionals is looking for Staff Accountants to compete a contract for a large client of ours in the Sandy Springs area. You must have 4 years of experience and knowledge of GAAP. Please attach your resume with your response if you are interested in the role.

 
location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $28 - 32 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 4 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Accurate and timely financial reporting in conformance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), Company Policy and SOX
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet, P&L statement and several ad-hoc reports for multiple Segments' including local, corporate and SOX requirements
  • Perform month end close procedures to include
  • Account reconciliation and analysis
  • Recording of standard and complex journal entries
  • Internal control testing and remediation relevant to accounting at the shared service center
  • Fixed asset accounting
  • Commission related entries/activities
  • Payroll accruals & Judgmental accruals
  • E&O
  • Ensuring GL integrity, timely and accurate posting to appropriate accounts, chart of account maintenance and proper classification of assets and liabilities
  • Identify and implement ongoing process improvements
 
qualifications:
  • 4+ years experience with ability to succeed in a deadline driven and fast paced general ledger accounting environment to include performing monthly financial closings including account reconciliations
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare account reconciliations and analysis for a broad cross section of accounts with minimal direction. Experience to include several areas of accounting. Preferably Cost Accounting, Fixed Assets, Intercompany, Payroll Accruals and Revenue Recognition
  • Experience with SOX highly preferred
  • Proven characteristics of consistent accuracy and attention to details
  • Self motivated and independent
  • Strong multi-tasking, interpersonal and organizational capabilities
  • Pro-active attitude with regard to identifying and implementing process improvements
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills, including vlookup and pivot tables
  • Previous experience with an ERP system (SAP highly preferred)
  • Experience as a project/process lead (coordinating audits and/or leading process improvement initiatives)
  • Understanding of GAAP
 
skills: GAAP
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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