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Staff Accountant

  • Location: Alpharetta
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 19 May 2022

Job Description:

PURPOSE:

  • The Staff Accountant provides reliable, timely and accurate financial data compilation by reviewing, analyzing and reconciling all accounts and performing efficient, accurate month-end closes.  Your efforts help provide accurate financial reporting and analysis and directly influence client's performance as a company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • The Staff Accountant will perform both accounting and administrative tasks in accordance with the established guidelines and procedures.  Essential responsibilities include the following.    Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure that all financial information is recorded in accordance with GAAP and Federal and State regulations and consistent with established Company policy and procedures.

  • Prepare and enter daily and month end journal entries.

  • Prepare general ledger account reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner to include performing detailed research and analysis of differences in the accounts.

  • Participation in monthly close process.

  • Assist with quarter and year-end audits as required.

  • Act as a liaison with other departments concerning accounting information and other assigned areas.

  • Work directly with operational personnel to gain an understanding of the processes behind the assigned accounts.

  • Analyze department processes and procedures and recommend improvements as noted.

  • Involvement in special projects as needed.

  • Able to maintain sensitive and confidential information.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in team driven environment yet be able to work independently to complete daily expectations.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

  • Must be flexible, customer focused and an agent of change.

  • Possess a positive attitude.

  • Escalate issues as appropriate.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. 

  • Knowledge of public accounting principles and practices.

  • Strong critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions to problems.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills required.

  • Detailed oriented and able to set priorities.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.

  • Ability to manage deadlines and customer satisfaction.

  • Must be proactive, detailed and results oriented.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of Oracle Financial software.

  • Credit Card Processing or Bankcard Industry experience.

  • One year of experience in general ledger accounting.

  • Client Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Client provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law.

  • Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

  • Applicants to roles based in the United States Only.

  • Except where prohibited by state law, client will give preference to candidates fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Team members are considered fully vaccinated after completing both primary vaccinations, if applicable, and after the requisite amount of time set by health authorities.

  • Client provides reasonable accommodations for medical or religious reasons or any other legally required reasons. 

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.