Accountant

Atlanta, GA 30303

Posted: 01/03/2019 Industry: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 14596 Pay Rate: 22.00

Grants Accountant needed in downtown Atlanta
  1. Oversees multiple federal, state and locally funded grants.
  2. Monitors and analyzes all monthly grant expenditures, program budget projections and progress made to fulfill all program cost sharing commitments including the preparation of accurate and timely federal financial reports.
  3. Ensures compliance with programmatic objectives, financial obligations and requirements as outlined in the contracts and grant agreements.
  4. Prepares and reviews journal entries and adjustments to be posted to general ledger.
  5. Prepares standard statutory, regulatory and GAAP financial and/or accounting reports.
  6. Analyzes and reconciles accounting data and transactions.
  7. Responds to inquiries for solutions to difficult accounting problems or for information or interpretation from third parties such as banks, auditors, vendors and governmental entities.
  8. Notifies appropriate personnel of pending audit actions.
  9. Develops, monitors and maintains budget and financial records for a department or unit.
  10. Creates and maintains a high performance environment characterized by positive leadership and a strong team orientation.
  11. Remains abreast of current trends and developments in the accounting field.
  12. Performs other professional responsibilities as assigned. Core Competencies
  1. Strong knowledge of accounting principles
  2. Efficient data mining skills
  3. Self-starter who desires to develop his/her talent and advance within the organization
  4. Strong analytical skills
  5. Demonstrated ability to work independently with using limited direct supervision
  6. Demonstrated ability to effectively plan work and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  7. Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
  8. Strong proficiency in the use of financial software applications (PeopleSoft Financials), Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel and Access) and/or standard software applications typically used in a corporate office environment

Required Qualifications: Education, Experience and Credentials
  1. Bachelor' s degree in accounting from an approved, accredited college or university and two (2) years professional accounting work experience

-or-
  1. Bachelor' s degree in a business curriculum which included completion of introductory and intermediate accounting sequence from an approved, accredited college or university and three (3) years professional accounting work experience

 
  1. Intermediate to advanced Excel and Access. Excel knowledge must include Pivot Tables and VLookup
  2. Experience using PeopleSoft or other financial accounting systems for data retrieval, queries and system output reports
  3. Experience preparing federal or other financial status reports
  4. Experience analyzing and reconciling accounting data and transactions
  5. Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills

Dee Dee Whitmire

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