Staff Accountant in Sandy Springs, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    7/22/2019
  • Job ID:
    STAFF87384

Job Description

Vaco is seeking a Staff Accountant for a great client of ours with an immediate need in the Sandy Springs area. This role is designed to support the payroll department by providing reliable, timely and accurate financial data compilation by reviewing, analyzing and reconciling all accounts and performing efficient, accurate month-end close. The Staff Accountant will perform both accounting and administrative tasks in accordance with the established guidelines and procedures. This is a contract-to-hire opportunity paying $45-$50k.

Job Duties

  • Ensure that all financial information is recorded in accordance with GAAP and Federal and State regulations and consistent with established Company policy and procedures
  • Prepare and enter daily and month end journal entries
  • Prepare cash and general ledger account reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner to include performing detailed research and analysis of differences in the accounts
  • Prepare monthly customer billings
  • Participation in monthly close process
  • Involvement in special projects as needed
  • Able to maintain sensitive and confidential information
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in team driven environment yet be able to work independently to complete daily expectations
  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be flexible, customer focused and an agent of change
  • Possess a positive attitude
  • Escalate issues as appropriate

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Strong critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions to problems
  • Strong organizational and communication skills required
  • Detailed oriented and able to set priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to manage deadlines and customer satisfaction
  • Must be proactive, detailed and results oriented
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Oracle Financial software
  • One year of experience in general ledger accounting