Accountant 3

Atlanta, GA 30303

Posted: 07/24/2019 Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 15085 Pay Rate: 20.00

6 month assignment 

$19.23-$24.04 an hour

Excel Test is required

Job Responsibilities:
  • Applies generally accepted accounting principles in the recording of financial activity in PeopleSoft TeamWorks and varied subsystems.
  • Processes and ensures expenditures are accurately charged to appropriate accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries.
  • Enters and monitors vendor payments by observing discount opportunities; verifying tax information; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances;
  • Analyzes, reconciles and evaluates the accuracy of the general ledger, accounting details, revenues, expenditures and financial reports.
  • Responds to inquiries for solution of complex accounting issues from vendors and other State affiliated entities.
  • Maintains a consistent, high quality, customer – focused orientation when conducting business and providing services to internal and external customers
  • Prepares and records asset, liability, and revenue and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information. Maintain general ledger by transferring subsidiary account balances and reconciling account.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

Master' s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university AND One year of professional accounting experience OR Bachelor' s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university AND Two years of professional accounting experience OR Bachelor' s degree in a business curriculum which included completion of introductory and intermediate accounting sequence from an accredited college or university AND Three years of professional accounting experience. Note: Some positions may require certifications.

Agency' s preferred Qualifications:  Preference will be given to candidates, who in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications listed below possess the following:

•           Advance knowledge of PeopleSoft Accounts Payable Module

•           Knowledge of State Accounting Office Travel Regulations

•           Knowledge of CONCUR

•           Strong judgment and decision making abilities

•           Intermediate skill level in the use of Microsoft Office Products to include Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

•           Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

•           Goal and task oriented


Russ Burchfield

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