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Senior Accountant in Kennesaw, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Kennesaw, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/31/2018
  • Job ID:
    MEOWKK1

Job Description

Our client, a fast-growing entrepreneurial construction company based in Kennesaw, GA has an immediate opening for a Senior Accountant - Great Plains / Dynamics GP experience is a must and this is a temporary role. Vaco has added several of our candidates onto their Accounting and Finance team. Compensation is targeted at $30-$35 an hour (negotiable) depending upon experience. If you meet the qualifications listed below, please apply and/or reach out to your Vaco Atlanta contact.

Responsibilities

  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet and profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing backup documents.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares ad hoc reports as requested by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting system and procedures.
  • Management of accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions and accounts.
  • Management of accounting functions, including cash balancing, general ledger account reconciliations, and monthly close
  • Assist and with financial reporting functions, including monthly budget and forecast, cash flow, investment, and management reports for internal and external purposes
  • Prepares and records asset, liability, and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance is a plus
  • 3+ years' experience in an accounting/financial role
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year- end close process.
  • High accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees.
  • Proficient in use of Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of Dynamics GP is required
  • Must have excellent writing and verbal communication skills.