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Staff Accountant | Cost Accountant in Norcross, GA at PrideStaff

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Staff Accountant / Cost Accountant

Location: Norcross, GA

Job Type: Direct Hire

Compensation: Up to $75k DOE

Manufacturing company in Norcross has an immediate opening for an experienced Staff Accountant / Cost Accountant to join the team. You will be responsible for preparing and analyzing financial records for the company. 

Staff Accountant / Cost Accountant Job Duties:

  • Performs job costing and margin analysis.
  • Interacts with plant personnel to achieve greater understanding of product costs.
  • Provide support for cost reduction / suggestion system projects.
  • Manages tax compliance with assistance of outside CPA firm.
  • Compute taxes (sales tax returns, income tax schedules and 1099 forms) owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance of financial statements to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Reconcile and maintain GL and subsidiary ledgers
  • Prepare and post journal entries for payroll and month-end accruals
  • Record cash transactions and perform daily bank reconciliations
  • Assist finance team with projects and difficult accounts
  • Oversee month end close activities ensuring all activities are completed on time
  • Report analysis and findings to management team.

Staff Accountant / Cost Accountant Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years prior experience working in small to mid-sized company
  • 4 year degree in business, finance or accounting required
  • CPA highly preferred
  • Prior experience in manufacturing preferred
  • Recent prior experience with SAP and / or Syspro preferred
  • Intermediate to expert level knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word
  • Strong working knowledge of financial statements, accounting processes and transactions
  • Fundamental knowledge of GAAP
  • Detail and deadline oriented.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must be willing to submit to thorough background check and drug screen.