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Senior Accountant (Accounting Services)

Atlanta, GA 30303
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Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

We are seeking a Senior Accountantat our Corporate Headquarters inAtlanta, GAto support our Accounting Services team. This position will be responsible for a variety of accounting duties for thePackaging & Cellulosebusiness which allows gaining knowledge and experience for advancement to positions of greater responsibility and technical ability throughout the company. The successful candidate must be self-directed, able to manage multiple projects, set priorities and meet deadlines. Intellectual curiosity and a desire to acquire new proficiencies are keys to this position.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Perform month-end closing activities in a timely and accurate manner, ensure compliance with company policies and meet closing deadlines

  • Perform financial statement reviews and balance sheet account reconciliations, resolve discrepancies

  • Reconciliation of data between financial transaction systems and reporting systems

  • Provide user acceptance testing, data validation, documentation of procedures, and end user training related to ERP system migration

  • Lead and participate in projects to optimize or improve current business processes

  • Participate in physical inventory counts of inventory stored at third party warehouses

  • Work with internal/external auditors to assist with requests/questions

What You Will Need:

Education Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business; earned with a GPA of 3.0 or above
Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of accounting or financial analysis experience

  • Experience with general accounting functions (i.e. general ledger, month-end close, intercompany transactions, account reconciliations, account analysis)

  • Firm understanding of the design and purpose of internal financial controls(i.e. understanding the purpose of internal controls, identifying gaps, ensuring controls are being maintained)

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data manipulation/analysis and formula creation, etc.

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework including Intermediate Accounting and Cost Accounting

  • Manufacturing, inventory, sales and/or LIFO reporting experience

  • Experience working within an integrated accounting system, reconciling transactions between multiple systems, and system migration

  • Experience working within business intelligence tools such as: PowerBI, Tableau, or Alterxy

  • Providing timely information and service to internal business customers and auditors

  • Public Accounting or Large Company Corporate Accounting department experience

Why Work For GP?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance

  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world

  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

This role is not eligible for sponsorship.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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Posted: 2020-05-11 Expires: 2020-06-09
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