Sr. Accountant

Our client is an award-winning global logistics company headquarted in Atlanta, with over 4200 employees serving in 227 offices globally.

Job Description:

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the monthly close, financial review and variance analysis. Daily activities will include creation of journal entries and expense approval.

Essential Functions:

• Forecast mid-month and end of month financial results and report month end 

• Balance sheet reconciliations and P&L commentaries 

• Financial statements review and variance analysis 

• Assist with preparation of annual budgets 

• Work on annual audit 

• Special Projects – currently working on implementation of the Global Lease Accounting and Management Software 

• Implement accounting policies, procedures, and controls identified by the Accounting Manager 

• Backup to other team members so will eventually be trained on Bank entries and reconciliation, AR and AP 

• Other duties and projects as needed

 

Qualifications:

• Mastery of the MS Office Professional suite, particularly Excel 

• Experience with JD Edwards and Cognos a plus 

• Strong knowledge of GAAP 

• Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines 

• Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently 

• Exceptional organizational and communication skills (written and verbal)

 

Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance 

• CPA track preferred 

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting 

• International accounting experience 

• Prior experience as a Financial Analyst, Staff Accountant, or equivalent duties 

• Strong GL, AP, AR, Close, and Reporting experience

Contact

Atlanta, GA 

Ph. 404.514.6809

info@foundprofessionals.com

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