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Staff Accountant

  • Location: Cobb, 30339
  • Salary: $33 - $38 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Are you a Staff Accountant who has worked in shared services with experience with reconciliation analysis for balance sheets or P&I? We are seeking a resource who has previous experience working with mid-sized to larger enterprises who can work in a high volume environment and meet deadlines. In this role, you will be working reconciliations in excel (sub totals, pivot tables, vlookups). Peoplesoft or Blackline experience is preferred but not required. 

This role is onsite in Atlanta, GA with possibility of hybrid in the future (3 days remote). 

Job duties and Responsibilities
  • Participates in development of functional specifications for projects and updates and ensures customizations are defined, documented, and tested, and conclusions are properly documented
  • Evaluates trends, identifies and investigates unusual or unexpected account variances
  • Generates daily and monthly reports to assist in above duties
  • Prepares other management and statutory reports, as required
  • Makes recommendations to resolve issues and makes corrections, as necessary
  • Fulfill Audit Requests and Controls Review
  • Promotes teamwork between operational groups and departments
  • Assist with Blackline Reporting and distribution to management
  • Analyzes, investigates and corrects accounting entries as needed.
  • Responds to inquiries and contacts other departments to resolve a variety of problems.
  • May specialize in one or more areas of the accounting function as designated by Supervisor.
  • Responsible for the recording of all cash and general monthly journal entries.
  • Prepares timely balance sheet reconciliations for assigned Cash accounts, of complex transactions
  • Responsible for Expense allocations.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Balance Sheet reconciliation experience is required
  • General Ledger experience is required
  • Experience reconciling Balance Sheet Cash Accounts is required
  • Bachelors degree required
  • 4+ years accounting experience
  • Basic knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures as relates to general ledger accounting
  • PeopleSoft experience is highly desired
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent computer skills, especially with Excel
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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