Staff Accountant

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  • Location:

    Norcross, United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Kasey Zittle

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Kasey Zittle

Staff Accountant- Atlanta

Our client in the Atlanta area is looking to add a permanent Staff Accountant to their team!  Targeting 1-3 years of experience and will pay $50-55K, depending upon experience. 


  • The Staff Accountant will participate in the overall financial reporting and month end close process to ensure the timeliness of the preparation of accurate financial statements. 
  • This position will require support of ERP development and implementation, and have experience identifying process improvements and efficiencies in transaction processing and month end close procedures.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and prepare schedules on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to be reviewed by Management in the Accounting department.
  • Support matrix accounting organization including accounting activities for all US locations.
  • Assist in the external quarter and year end audit process.
  • Prepare accounting documents and journal entries as needed for US locations.
  • Use Excel to upload journal entries and prepare reporting as needed
  • Support ERP development and implementation.
  • Support external quarter and year end audit process by preparing required documentation and work papers.
  • Be able to communicate directly with department Managers/Supervisors about actual expenditures versus budgeted amounts.
  • Use system resources to analyze expenses for month to month comparison and quarter / year to date comparisons and to answer questions timely from Management and /or other department personnel.
  • Assist with maintaining the fixed asset system and the capital expenditure process by working with the appropriate department Managers and Supervisors and work with the other Accounting Staff.
  • Assist with performing annual fixed asset cycle counts.
  • Responsible to back up other accounting staff as necessary
  • Assist with special projects as needed.


  • As Staff Accountant, you must be detail-oriented and organized, possess strong oral and written communication skills, and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced results-oriented environment.
  • In addition, you should be able to analyze and resolve problems independently and handle difficult situations tactfully and professionally.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree (BS/BA) required from four year college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with ERP system
  • Intermediate computerized accounting knowledge
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Must possess a positive attitude while working in a professional setting
  • Must be able to meet pre-established commitments and deadlines, and be willing to adapt to change as company and departmental objectives change
  • Must be effective in identifying and collaborating with team members and management regarding process improvements and efficiencies
  • Must be flexible to work outside the core business hours or work overtime as required