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Senior Accountant - Atlanta, GA

Kelly Services

Atlanta, GA
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Job Title Senior Accountant - Atlanta, GA

Jobid US24R3RR_BH1436656

Location: Atlanta, GA, 30309, USA

Description Kelly Services is currently seeking a **Senior** **Accountant** for one of the world's largest stock exchanges located in **Atlanta, GA.**

**Job Title: Senior Accountant**
Location: Atlanta, GA
Type: Temporary
Length: 5/21/18 – 10/31/18
Schedule: 40 hours/week, 8 hours/day
Pay Rate: $35 - $45 per hour

**Career Path Description:**

Establishes and maintains accounting policies and controls, fiscal controls, preparing financial reports and safeguarding the organization's assets. Responsibilities are within the Accounting Function as a generalist or in a combination of Disciplines.

**Position responsibilities:**

+ Researches and analyzes account fluctuations.
+ Reviews, prepares and inputs accrual, standard, recurring, re-classification and other journal entries.
+ Reviews and responds to all escalated customer inquiries and inputs and posts re-classification and other needed entries, specifically related to Billing and Deferred Revenue treatment.
+ Responds to internal and external audit requests.
+ Closes the books for legal entities within the company
+ Analyzes complex data and reviews processes to make enhancements or improve performance.
+ Remains current about and implementing accounting principles and trends.
+ Updates/maintains accounting policies and procedures.
**Education required:**

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related discipline
**Experience Required:**

+ 8 to 10 years
**Functional knowledge:**

+ Requires conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline.
+ Understands how related disciplines impact own work/own team.
+ Readily applies functional knowledge to challenges in our industry/markets.
+ Including international business and accounting.
**Business expertise:**

+ Has good or in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others and chooses to work across these boundaries to further the greater agenda
+ Is looking always to gain efficiencies and implements these within own team/discipline.
+ May step up to lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.
+ Plans and prioritizes work using resources in the best possible way to complete tasks on time and with high quality.
**Problem solving:**

+ Solves complex problems with little or no support from their supervisor; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.
+ Looks to apply best practice.
+ Provides creative insights and / or solutions to address client / organizational challenges.
+ Impacts team morale and culture through their actions and words.
+ Impacts a wide range of customer, operational, project or service activities across related teams.
+ Can conceptualize and communicate improvements for the broader good.
**Interpersonal skills:**

+ Explains difficult or sensitive information in a diplomatic way; works to build consensus.
+ Proactively shares experiences and knowledge towards the achievement of team objectives.
+ Actively seeks challenging assignments, is genuinely excited by a challenge.
**Technical Skills & Requirements:**

+ Accounting: Prepares standard financial reports and records/journal entries and recommends accounting treatment of reserves, assets and expenditures.
+ Matches assets and liabilities under complex scenarios to understand the organization's financial positioning.
+ Assesses, interprets and implements new accounting pronouncements/ requirements while quantifying the impact on the organization.
**Accounting Principles:**

+ Applies NASDAQ OMXs financial and management accounting policies, procedures and systems.
+ Maintains current knowledge of the accounting principles for one or more disciplines (e.g., GAAP, Cost Accounting, Tax Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, REVENUE RECOGNITION STANDARDS).
+ Analyzes and applies regulatory requirements and financial accounting standards (e.g., IFRS, FASB, SEC) to complex or non-routine scenarios.
**Computer/Software Skills:**

+ Demonstrates advanced working knowledge of Microsoft and other supported applications such as Great Plains Dynamics and SalesForce, applying templates and standards to produce elements and incorporate them into presentations.
+ Documenting/Recording Information: Demonstrates proper technique for entering, transcribing, recording, storing, and maintaining complex or nuanced information in written or electronic form.
**Knowledge of Financial Systems:**

+ Demonstrates complete comprehension of the uses and applications of the organization's financial systems, databases and management reporting systems, providing oversight as needed.
+ Understands the pros and cons of using different systems and determines which systems are appropriate for conducting various analyses.
+ Audits information output and confirms the accuracy of data and analytics. **APPLY TODAY!**
**If interested in this position please send a follow up email with your resume to** **** **for further consideration.**
**Thank you and we look forward to working with you!**

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, accounting and finance professionals like you will have access to some of the world’smost respected companies—providing you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transformyour career. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and more than 3,000 finance and accountinghiring managers rely on us each year to access the best temporary and full-time talent: people likeyou.

Let us help advance your career today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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