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Senior Accountant

Lewis | James Professional Atlanta Contractor
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Senior Accountant

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant for a contract opportunity located in Atlanta, GA This role will focus on providing complex analytical research into accounting practices including updating policies and procedures, managing various reports and providing more complex accounting reconciliations and training to other members of the team.


  • Provide daily production support while loan services team performs system conversion activities.
  • Utilize Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), prepare, review and maintain bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and complete documentation to support assigned account reconciliations in electronic format within our reconciliation software.
  • Research reconciliation differences and proactively ensure complete and timely resolution.
  • Provide monthly accounting support to explain fluctuations in assigned general ledger accounts as well as aged items listing for management reporting.
  • Interact directly with department managers in the resolution of reconciliation differences and recommendations for write offs.
  • Act as a department liaison within the organization to facilitate the collection of data and information that is needed to support the Reconciliation Certification Program.
  • Prepare, review and maintain policies and procedures related to the reconciliation process
  • Lead efforts in efficiency and process improvement initiatives.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring for less experienced team members.
  • Respond timely to inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources for the purpose of resolving problems and/or providing information.
  • Work with internal and external auditors and regulators to support their testing of key accounting controls.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum of seven years of technical accounting experience required, including at least three years of experience in the banking or financial services industry.
  • Public company or regional accounting firm experience required.
  • Advanced knowledge and ability to research and analyze complex accounting standards specific to financial institutions.
  • Knowledge of mortgage and loan operations preferred.
  • Advanced MS Excel i.e. v-lookups, pivot tables, formulas).
  • Thorough knowledge of principles, methods and practices of general accounting and financial recordkeeping.
  • Experience in Adobe software.

For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_1893. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_1893. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Skills required

General Ledger
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Balance Sheet
Financial Statements
Fixed Asset
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Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. Our boutique approach allows us to customize our services to meet your ever-changing resource needs. If you are looking for a trusted advisor and business partner with strong business acumen and the ability to find the individuals with the right skills and attributes, Lewis James Professional is the firm for you. Our talent and expertise complements our client's organizations to make any of their business endeavors a success. Our clients view us an extension of their executive management team.

By taking the time to learn about our clients and becoming familiar with all of their needs, we form successful working relationships. Our staff members have executive recruiting and business consulting experience, and we use that expertise every day to help our clients. Our unique value proposition allows the firms we support to focus on their strategic business objectives, while we find them the best possible talent in the marketplace. Lewis James Professional is there when our clients need us, and we are looking for qualified talent for them even when they aren't.

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