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Staff Accountant

Global Payments Inc. Atlanta Full-Time
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The Staff Accountant is responsible for the reconciliation of assigned accounts in a timely and accurate manner; include performing detailed research and analysis of differences in the accounts.

Job Details:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation of assigned accounts in a timely and accurate manner to include performing detailed research and analysis of differences in the accounts.
  • Assist with month end closing process including timely and accurate preparation of journal entries
  • Assist with mid-year and year-end audit
  • Provide accounting assistance to operational personnel.
  • Work directly with operational personnel to gain an understanding of the processes behind the assigned accounts
  • Prepare journal entries as needed and ensure entries adequately documented
  • Document the process to ensure that it complies with company guidelines and recommend process flow improvements.
  • Assist on special projects.
  • Other accounting tasks assigned as needed.
  • Escalate issues as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting -OR-Bachelor’s Degree in related Business field plus 2 or more years of accounting experience
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Windows/PC experience
  • Complete and pass with minimum score:
    • Microsoft Excel 2007 - Normal User
    • Analytical Skills
    • Accounting Basics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA degree or CPA certification
  • Credit Card Processing or Bankcard Industry experience

Global Payments Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Global Payments provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.


Skills required

Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Standard Accounting Practices
Accounts Payable
Billing Reconciliations
Account Reconciliation


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Staff Accountant
Estimated Salary: $78K
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Global Payments has been a market leader in the U.S. since the 1960s when its former parent company, National Data Corporation, pioneered a specialized data processing system. For over 50 years, Global Payments has been delivering innovative payment solutions. Our software-driven, technology-enabled solutions are leading our customers into the future.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with more than 10,000 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with customers and partners in 30 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil.

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