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Senior Accountant in Atlanta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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    Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

Vaco Atlanta is currently recruiting for multiple Senior Accountants for great clients of ours in Greater Atlanta! These positions will be responsible for a variety of general accounting duties, month end close activities, such as journal entries, reconciliations and preparation of numerous reports along with the ability to analyze financial information. Our clients have great cultures and afford tremendous growth opportunities. Ideal candidates will have a degree in Accounting, CPA or CPA track with a 4 years plus of experience that could be public or private.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for a variety of month end close activities, which may include but is not limited to journal entries, reconciliations, amortizations, accruals, deferrals and other adjusting entries
  • Performs accounting across multiple business units, legal entities, and multiple systems
  • Perform monthly financial analyses of expense trends and budget variances
  • Assist with compilation and submission of monthly financial information to parent companies
  • Compile internal financial reports and analyses for senior management
  • Assist with both external financial audits and internal control audits, preparing required worksheets and documents
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables, v-lookups and filters
  • Other projects, duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting is required. CPA or CPA track preferred.
  • Minimum four years of related experience in an accounting system environment, ideally using systems and applications
  • Strong month end close experience with exposure to the whole close cycle & complete chart of accounts
  • Proven ability to handle complicated reconciliations for bank accounts and all balance sheet accounts
  • Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, including pivots, v-lookups, sum-if statements and data connections
  • Accounting system experience