Junior Accountant in Sandy Springs, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

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Job Description

Our client, a fast growing company in the Greater Atlanta area, is looking to find a Junior Accountant. This is a great opportunity for a degreed candidate to come in, learn and grow with a supportive team offering a great combination of work life balance (flex hours and more) and the opportunity for long term, stable career growth. We are looking for accountants with 1-5 years of general ledger accounting support (e.g., reconciliations, journal entries, month-end schedules etc.) experience for this junior accountant position. Our client utilizes a state of the art ERP system and there will be tremendous learning opportunities that come along with this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Processing of journal entries
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assisting with month end close and reporting
  • Prepare various accounting schedules e.g., prepaids, insurance, accruals etc...
  • General Ledger Account Analysis
  • Analyze discrepancies and follow up where necessary
  • General Accounting Support Functions (e.g., Audit Support)
  • Prepare schedules to support Corporate tax returns
  • Assist in accounting system enhancements and integrations


Requirements:

  • 1-5 years of Corporate Accounting experience with hands-on General Ledger experience (preparation and entry of journal entries, gl reconciliations, account analysis etc)
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related required
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including strong MS Excel skills required (client will test proficiency in Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Demonstrated proficiency with a large ERP system (SAP, Oracle, Workday or similar)