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Senior Payroll Accountant / Accounting Manager in Marietta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Marietta, GA
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  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description

(Updated 12/5/18)

Vaco Atlanta just received notice that a new Contract Senior Payroll Accountant / Accounting Manager role for a growing client located firm located in Marietta. This is a contract role that has a chance to turn permanent; however for the right person, our client will consider a direct hire. Pay can vary between $70,000 and $100,000 and the role is slated to start in January.

Responsibilities and Requirements:
  • Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP
  • Strong interest in continuously improving the automation of the accounting and reporting process
  • Analyze financial information and report on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)
  • Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary
  • Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary
  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills
  • 4+ years of overall general accounting experience with experience in accounting for large payrolls
  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
  • Able to manage time well
  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well
  • Skill with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required
  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
  • General familiarity with financial reporting
  • Command of payroll for over 500 employees
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial reconciliation
  • Adeptness in accruals
  • Journal entries experience
  • Foundational knowledge in general ledger
  • Strong familiarity with manual payroll
  • In-house payroll experience desired
  • ERP system experience
  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • BA/BS in Accounting