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GL Accountant

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Location
Memphis, TN
Hourly
$22.00 - $25.00
Job Type
Contract
Date
Oct 24, 2018
Job ID
2465517

 We are currently seeking a General Ledger (GL) Accountant for a great company in Memphis, TN. 

Job Responsibilities 
• Prepare journal entries for assigned accounts 
• Review GL accounts/financial statements for reasonableness 
• Identify event –ie, missing rent, utilities, charges posted to wrong account, etc 
• Estimate amount to accrue, defer, reverse or change based upon historical data and knowledge of business 
• Determine whether to increase or decrease balances in those accounts 
• Prepare reconciliations for assigned accounts 
• Assist in performing financial statement review and consolidations 
• Agree balance to supporting documentation/source (operating system, bank statements, etc)
• Identify variances between documentation/source and GL 
• Research variances to identify cause(s) of variance 
• Identify/research/resolve any unusual balances for P&L, Trial Balance, Fixed Assets 
• Assist in development and design of accounting processes to mitigate controls risks 
• Assess accounting impacts of business changes 
• Ensure compliance with SOX controls and accounting policies 
• Serve as liaison to operational and functional departments 

Education and Experience Requirements 
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting 
• 1-3 years of related work history 
• MS Office 

PREFERRED Skills/experience 
• JD Edwards experience 
• Proficient in Office; 
• Utilization of JDE and Cognos preferred 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
• Ability to work collaboratively cross-functionally contributing to team success 
• Able to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently 
• Detail oriented, highly motivated with strong work ethic and quality orientation 
• Ability to analyze accounts, identify variances and unusual trends, and interpret results 
• Decision making 
• Understanding of business processes and impact of such processes on accounting processes/procedures, including identifying control risks

If you possess the experience above, please apply today.