Senior General Accountant in Milton, Georgia
To maintain the accuracy and timeliness of the accounting for business segments, including tax filings, and statutory reporting.
Maintaining the general ledger system for business segments
Month end accounting: accruals, prepayments, balance sheet control account reconciliations, stock reconciliations
Smooth running of the day to day transactional activities
Ensuring compliance with all legal and statutory requirements including tax, external audit, internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.
Maximization of current ERP and reporting system.
Completion of Monthly closing entries, and processes.
Preparing monthly financial reporting package (Balance Sheet, P&L, Cash-Flow).
Responsibility for accurate sales tax compliance
Collaboration on AP/AR functions and personnel
Limited travel may be required to other North American locations
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE (ESSENTIAL & DESIRABLE)
5 years of experience in accounting and finance. (E)
Education – University/College Degree in Accounting of Finance. (E)
Proficient in Microsoft Office, email and internet. (E)
Relevant experience in manufacturing, retail or distribution (E)
Knowledge of Canadian GAAP, Sales Tax (D)
Knowledge of Foreign currency translation (D)
Knowledge of Inter-company accounting (E)
Experience within a head office Corporate function (D)
Hyperion Reporting (D)
JDE Edwards ERP System(D)
KEY SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
Self-motivating and capable of working independently.
Assertive in implementing and driving adherence to controls and processes.
Have the ability to establish priorities and complete assignments accurately and on a timely basis
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Management and supervision skills
Attention to detail
Proficient in Excel
Fluency in French a plus.
Requisition ID 2018-1798