Accountant - Financial Reporting

Atlanta, GA 30334

Post Date: 07/02/2018 Job ID: 14187 Industry: Accounting/Finance Pay Rate: 25.00


Financial Reporting Accountants assist in managing the preparation and distribution of quarterly and annually issued financial reports. They are responsible for managing the specialized use of accounting techniques to compile, analyze and document financial statements and quarterly or annual reports. They also recommend and implement accounting policies and procedures. The position performs specialized tasks and operates on an enterprise scope. Enterprise scope jobs work with numerous state agencies and other reporting organizations daily.

Duration: This is a temporary position with the state of Georgia that is projected to last for 10-12 weeks. This is for the year-end reporting season.

Shift:  Monday to Friday, 1st Shift

Pay:  DOE/ Please specify your requirements

Basic Competencies:
  1. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP),  accounting procedures, financial reporting practices and governmental accounting
  2. Ability to prepare accurate accounting entries and adjustments and perform mathematical computations accurately using database principles and/or computerized accounting applications
  3. Ability to analyze administrative and technical problems and formulate improvements or solutions
  4. Ability to confer with state officials and federal representatives on problems which affect or are affected by the accounting system

  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Accounting from an accredited college OR Bachelor’ s Degree in a business curriculum which included completion of intermediate accounting AND 4 years' experience
  • Must submit to pre-employment background check and drug screen
  • Must provide documentation of eligibility to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Government knowledge
  • Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) software application
  • TeamWorks knowledge
  • CPA is a plus!

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