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GPC HQ - Staff Accountant

  • Location: Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia
  • Salary: 30-34 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

Description:
Responsible for assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and in preparing basic financial reports. Records journal entries, assist with daily and monthly asset management, complete sales tax returns and performs variance analysis. Processes reports to support account details and assists field personnel with issues and questions. Reports to Department Manager.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities
Ensures general ledger accounts are maintained in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Prepares timely balance sheet reconciliations for accounts including but not limited to benefits and payroll related accounts, intercompany account reconciliations and other accounts as assigned ensuring appropriate and timely resolution of reconciling items
Prepares and/or assists with consolidation and other general ledger processes
Journal entry preparation and review
Assists subsidiaries with account analysis and research
Participates in development of functional specifications for projects and updates and ensures customizations are defined, documented, and tested, and conclusions are properly documented
Evaluates trends, identifies and investigates unusual or unexpected account variances
Generates daily and monthly reports to assist in above duties
Prepares other management and statutory reports, as required
Makes recommendations to resolve issues and makes corrections, as necessary
Process asset management transactions daily and monthly
Assist with Intercompany Billings
Fulfill Audit Requests and Controls Review
Promotes teamwork between operational groups and departments
Assist with Blackline Reporting and distribution to management
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree
2+ years accounting experience
Basic knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures as relates to general ledger accounting
PeopleSoft experience preferred
Strong analytical skills
Detail oriented
Excellent computer skills, especially with Excel
Excellent oral/written communication skills
Strong work ethic
Team player