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Senior Accountant, Settlement Accounting

Corps Team Atlanta
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Corps Team is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant for a full-time consulting assignment with the potential to convert to direct employment. Consultant will be part of the Settlement Accounting team and work onsite in the Buckhead area. 

Great opportunity for an experienced accountant who loves accounting but enjoys project management.  Sound like you? Don’t delay, we’ve already started the interview process.

The Senior Accountant is an integral part of the accounting team and is responsible for providing reliable, timely and accurate financial data in a dynamic financial environment.  This position is responsible for researching, analyzing, reviewing and reconciling all accounts and proactively resolving all issues to achieve efficient and accurate month-end closes.

  • Serve as Settlement Accounting Project Lead
  • Actively represent Settlement Accounting through all project phases
  • Serve as first point contact to Production staff, Team Leads and Key Stakeholders
  • Lead team specific process improvements
  • Lead or support standard day to day production
  • Act as liaison with other departments and external parties concerning accounting information of subsidiary and other assigned areas
  • Mitigate risk by timely researching and escalating variances and by coaching staff through issue resolution
  • Assist with month-end closing process including timely and accurate preparation of journal entries
  • Prepare and enter journal entries, including but not limited to correcting entries, allocating expenditures and accruals
  • Perform and maintain balance sheet account reconciliations with an in-depth analysis
  • Prepare and present monthly financial statement results and report on variances to the Accounting and Finance management team
  • Ensure all financial information is recorded in accordance with GAAP and Federal and State regulations and consistent with established Company policy and procedures
  • Assist in supporting quarterly reviews and year-end audits
  • Regularly interact with all Accounting management within the organization
  • Ensure adherence to SOX requirements
  • Analyze and document department processes and procedures and recommend improvements as needed
  • Review assignments and journal entries prepared by Junior and Staff Accountants
  • Able to maintain sensitive and confidential information
  • Demonstrate sound ability to independently complete all assigned responsibilities and to resolve complex issues
  • 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

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience in a combination of staff and senior positions 
  • Skilled in developing detailed documentation and communicating financial information and results
  • Strong critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions to problems
  • Knowledge of public accounting principles and practices
  • Detailed oriented and able to set priorities
  • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Oracle Financial software
  • Credit Card Processing or Bankcard Industry experience
  • CPA Certification
  • Proficient in Access
  • Big 4 experience

Recommended skills

Financial Data Vendor
Self Motivation
Financial Statements
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Process Improvements (Business)


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Senior Accountant, Settlement Accounting
Estimated Salary: $82K
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