Staff Accountant

Date Posted
2/01/2019

City
Atlanta

State
GA

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

 
Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Staff Accountant

LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

THE COMPANY:
The Royster Group, Inc. is a leader in providing executive search and professional staffing services in the private and public sectors, and healthcare industry. Royster’s goal is to help organizations fill their human capital pipeline with highly qualified leaders and healthcare providers at all levels of the organization. Our core values of Customer Service, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability and Respect drives all aspect of business.


JOB SUMMARY:

An executive search and professional staffing firm in the Atlanta area seeks to add a Staff Accountant to our team. The duties and responsibilities each day will include standard duties associated with full-cycle accounting. The successful candidate will oversee company financials and daily operational accounting functions and will be the first point of contact for accounting issues. In addition to be a proficient independent worker, the Staff Accountant can thrive and contribute in a collaborative team environment to the growth of the company. Understanding of Government systems, Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF), a HUGE plus. Please note “ONLY CANDIDATES WITH QUICKBOOKS DESKTOP EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED”.


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performing reconciliations (accounts payable, accounts receivable, balance sheets)
  • Completing variance analysis and review of general ledger
  • Preparing daily and monthly journal entries
  • Data entry of invoices
  • Collaborating with fellow leadership team to ensure company deadline adherence
  • Generate weekly invoices
    • Code and enter payables
    • Review and Approve payroll
    • Monthly reconciliation of bank and credit cards
    • Ensure the correct general ledger accounts are debited and credited accordingly
    • Month-end closing and financial statements
    • Make collection inquiries on outstanding customer invoices
    • Work with outside CPA firm

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Communication – Having the ability to plan and deliver oral and written communications that make an impact and persuade their intended audiences.
  • Customer Focus - Meets internal and external customer expectations; delivers upon commitments; build customer confidence. Results Focus – Exceeds goals; pushes self and others for results; is a conscientious worker who can be relied upon to handle unforeseen obstacles.
  • Analytical Thinking – Be able to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Initiative – Deals with problems as they arise, focusing energy and resources on those situations until resolved; identifies new opportunities and takes action; takes on new responsibilities when needed.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform effectively within aggressive deadlines.
  • Strong business acumen and ethics.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Able to work under direct supervision with leadership team.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with ability to quickly analyze situations and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills with the ability respond to co-workers in a courteous and timely manner
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and reorder workload in a high-performance environment
  • Great attention to detail, accuracy, follow up and deadline orientation are a MUST
  • Strong analytical skills

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • CPA or CPA eligible preferred
  • High level proficiency with QuickBooks Desktop
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

BENEFITS OFFER:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Retirement


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