Staff Accountant in Atlanta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/11/2019
  • Job ID:
    STAFF04166

Job Description

Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant, will support the finance and accounting department and be responsible for: entering, reviewing, and actively auditing vendor invoices; preparing reconciliations and analysis, including month end accrual; assisting with outgoing payment records; reconciling; and assisting the Accounting Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Enter vendor invoices and other expense data into the main and secondary accounting systems in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Collects necessary information for new vendors (including W-9 forms) and enters approved vendors into accounting system.
  • Complete, submit and monitor A/P related credit applications.
  • Monitor discount opportunities; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; ensuring credit is received for outstanding memos.
  • Monitor advanced payments, reconcile progress payment requests and advance pay sub-ledger balances to ensure prepay and payable balances are accurate.
  • Assists with year-end 1099 submissions.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Assists with year-end audit requests related to Accounts Payable and assigned balance sheet accounts.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience working with large ERP software
  • Minimum of 1-2 years previous experience operating in an Accounts Payable environment
  • Minimum of 3 years overall Accountant experience.
  • Must possess excellent administrative, organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, and the capacity to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products with strong Excel background, including pivot tables and v-lookup.
  • Strong analytical skills, general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Must be a highly motivated professional with excellent written and communication skills.
  • Possess outstanding communication (both written and oral) along with interpersonal skills to effectively and professionally deal with internal, external customers and suppliers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to drive results.
  • Must be able to balance multiple priorities and commitments.