Sr. Accountant in Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 4/4/2020

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Job Description

The Senior Accountant role is vital to the successful day-to-day operations and long term growth of Enterprise Accounting overall. This role will have exposure to multiple areas, including but not limited to, fixed assets and general accounting. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and problem-solving skills as well as have expertise in Oracle Financials and Excel. This candidate will also work under tight deadlines and provide a high –level of customer service and analytics.  

Key Responsibilities: 

- Responsible for accounting processes primarily related to fixed assets and general accounting

- Support Enterprise Accounting team in monthly reconciliations and month end close activities.

- Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts monthly, resolve issues timely and ensure balances are properly supported and explained.

- Perform general ledger activities such as journal entries for accruals or expense account reclassifications.

- Perform account researchand analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes.

- Partner with other departments to ensure all internal controls are adhered to and financial statements are fairly and accurately presented.

- Review and analyze monthly activities for accuracy providing recommendations when opportunities for improvement are presented.

- Work with corporate and field finance to resolve any reconciliation issues

- Ensure that internal and external customers are provided with timely and accurate assistance to facilitate good operational controls and minimize expenses

- Cross-train in other areas of the Enterprise Accounting department

- Work on special projects and prepare ad hoc reports and analysis as needed

- Perform other duties as assigned by management 



Job Requirements

- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required

- 3 or more years of experience required in accounting

- Understanding of GAAP and financial practices and procedures

- Must be comfortable working within a quarterly financial reporting regime and have the ability to manage multiple tasks under aggressive deadlines

- Experience with Oracle and robust SaaS-based ERPs preferred

- Strong verbal communication and written skills

- Good problem solving and organizational skills

- Ability to maintain effectiveness in changing work responsibilities and environment

- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

- Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization


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