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Sr. Accountant

Sr. Accountant

Job Description


Our client is looking for a Sr. Accountant in Atlanta, GA. The job responsibilities includes:

Position Purpose:

The Senior Accountant is responsible for the monthly general ledger close, balance sheet and income statement analysis, and balance sheet and income statement presentation. The Senior Accountant is also responsible for the performance analysis and presentation of HMS’s business units
Essential Responsibilities:
Provides overall general accounting support with full responsibility for
Preparation of general ledger entries and reconciliations for month-end closings.
Preparation of monthly account analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts.
Presentation of the balance sheet and income statement results and analysis.
Monthly financial statement analysis and reporting.
Management of the Fixed Asset process, policy, and procedures.
Management of the Sales and Use Tax accounting and reporting process.
Ensures financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
Ensures all financial reporting deadlines are met.
Ensures monthly, quarterly and year end closes are completed timely and accurately.
Establishes and monitors the implementation and monitoring of accounting control procedures.
Resolves accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
Prepares for financial audits and assists in coordinating the audit process.
Ensures accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses.
Analyzes and advises on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future projections.
Analyzes financial information, provides strategic recommendations and identifies solutions to business and financial problems.
Provides technical support to team in utilization of PeopleSoft applications.
Assists with all other projects as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Ability to meet assigned deadlines. Strong attention to detail.
Experience with PeopleSoft 9.0 preferred.
Strong understanding of accounting theory.
Intermediate level knowledge of all accounting functions and related internal controls.
Good knowledge of US GAAP and willingness to research and resolve accounting application issues.
Auditing skills, with the ability to research and reconcile difficult accounts.
Excellent written, verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus.
Microsoft Excel experience and knowledge of various accounting software.
Ability to meet assigned deadlines.
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results.
Thorough familiarity with federal criteria regarding expenditures from Special Needs Trusts
Knowledge and familiarity with Maestro and state MMIS systems

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience required


4+ years corporate accounting experience to include general ledger, fixed assets, accruals and reconciliations
Knowledge of GAAP and FASB and related accounting/audit rules
CPA certification required
Minimum 3 years experience reviewing and auditing Special Needs Trust accountings
Minimum 3 years experience with Maestro and at least one MMIS system

Job Requirements

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $29.00 - $32.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Entry Level, Admin - Clerical, Finance
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Healthcare - Health Services, Accounting - Finance
Required Travel None
Job ID Sr. Account
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Sr. Accountant

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