Staff Accountant

  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #38227
  • Salary: $70,000

Job Overview – Staff Accountant:
Join our team as a motivated Staff Accountant in vibrant Atlanta, GA. This exciting role is perfect for a detail-oriented professional eager to contribute to our financial success. As a Staff Accountant, you will play a crucial part in ensuring accurate financial reporting and supporting various internal teams, making a significant impact on our organization's financial integrity.

Location: Atlanta, GA
Compensation: $70,000 – $75,000/year + bonus
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday

Responsibilities as the Staff Accountant:

  • Financial Close Activities: Perform monthly financial close activities, including journal entry preparation, account analysis, and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Profit and Loss Analysis: Analyze profit and loss accounts for U.S. operations.
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation: Ensure transactions are reported properly to support REIT and securitization reporting.
  • Internal Controls: Support internal control documentation, checklists, and audits to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • GAAP Compliance: Account for transactions, including complex lease arrangements and business acquisitions, in accordance with GAAP.
  • Operations Reporting: Perform monthly operations reporting and support SEC reporting.
  • Ad Hoc Analysis: Provide support for accounting for basic new business initiatives from a GAAP perspective and perform ad hoc financial and accounting analyses.

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Experience: Minimum 1.5 years of accounting experience, including month-end close, reconciliations, and journal entries.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Graduate degree or CPA preferred.
  • Skills: Strong understanding of GAAP, ability to make independent judgments while applying GAAP to standard business transactions, strong organizational skills, and ability to work with different functional groups and levels of employees.

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 38227