Senior Accountant, Consolidations

$73,600 - $110,400 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Hybrid (Atlanta, GA, USA)
  • May 19, 2023
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Job description
Title:   Senior Accountant, Consolidations
Location: Atlanta, GA (hybrid)
Position Summary
The consolidations team is the final step in closing the financial books monthly and preparing financial statements for internal and external purposes.  This is a hands-on role that touches all areas of the financial statements and interfaces with regional teams around the world to consolidate the financials and prepare internal and external reporting.
Key Areas of Responsibility
  • Prepare recurring and adjusting journal entries, reviewing transactions and monthly/quarterly consolidation accounting tasks including intercompany-related activity.
  • Prepare and file periodic government/census reports.
  • Prepare and submit monthly financial reports.
  • Coordinate year-end post close process.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Coordinate a correcting entry review with the regional accounting teams.
  • Send and manage quarterly request lists.
  • Assist with cash flow statement preparation.
  • Prepare SOX internal controls self-testing and documentation of that testing for the consolidations group. Liaise with internal audit to provide them access to the controls testing documentation and answer general questions.
  • Assist external auditors and internal auditors with their reviews of the financial consolidations processes.
  • Prepare quarterly global balance sheet fluctuation analysis.
  • Cross train with other consolidations team member to learn their roles & functions to be able to back them up in the event of emergencies.
  • Assist in any other special projects as requested.  
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Actively working on obtaining CPA license
  • 2 - 3 years of related corporate accounting experience in a large multinational company
  • Experience in US GAAP accounting and reporting
  • Microsoft Excel advanced user
  • Ability to use a variety of software programs and tools to analyze and work with large data sets and accomplish tasks efficiently
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to research issues in a complex accounting structure to resolve problems; detail-oriented, yet able to identify issues and grasp concepts at broader level
  • Must be a highly motivated individual with the ability to work with a variety of individuals in both team and self-directed environments
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbal, with all levels of management
  • Ability to work within defined time constraints and within deadlines during month end financial close while driving longer-term projects to successful completion  
Preferred Qualifications
  •  Experience with international consolidation accounting, interaction/ presentations with senior management and audit experience
  • Prior experience with Oracle Cloud and SmartView tools