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Senior Accountant in Columbus at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description

Vaco Atlanta has been given an exciting opportunity to work with a Fortune 500 company located in Columbus, GA to find a Senior Accountant. In this role you will perform general accounting functions, analyze and evaluate complex financial and statistical data, establish and maintain relationships with business partners, and assist with maintenance of Financial Reporting Department's system of internal control. Salary is $51,000-$67,000 depending upon experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the month-end closing process and be able to assist or perform as needed any of the transactional work usually performed by the Accountant and Accounting Associates
  • Collects, organizes, analyzes, and evaluates moderately complex financial and statistical data and other related information.
  • Prepares accurate, compliant and timely balance sheet reconciliations and is generally the point person for a region's portion of the overall reconciliations.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the Financial Reporting Department's system of internal control, including the documentation of material changes to the process including organizational changes, system modifications, and procedural changes; performs analysis of Internal Control Assessment documents; Performs control testing, validations and reconciliations.
  • Performs research and analyzes data as needed including running and distributing reports, helping with the internal and external audits and review compliance for SOX and regulatory requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required
  • Intermediate to Advanced experience and proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Insurance Accounting experience preferred
  • CPA strongly preferred

Skill Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years prior accounting experience required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Projects professional appearance and manner
  • Self-starter with the ability to be flexible
  • High attention to detail


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