BTS - Senior Associate
Job Details
Atlanta/Riverwood 200 - Atlanta, GA

Senior Accountant:

We are a new business line within a well-respected and established CPA Firm.  We operate like a start-up but have the confidence of the firm at our backs.  Our goal is to deliver Accounting as a Service to our clients through advanced technology and automation.  In this role you’ll collaborate with our team of accounting professionals ensuring our client's accounting needs are met and accomplished in a timely and efficient manner.

Who you are

  • You are a problem solver, love new technology, and are passionate about finding a better way of doing “things.”
  • This is an accounting role, but no two days will be the same.  We are essentially creating a business and it requires a roll-up your sleeves mind-set and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • You have a few years of experience in the accounting world and with an ERP accounting system (Intacct is our platform of choice).
  • Ownership mentality – proactive stance to do what’s necessary to complete the work. Examples include researching technical questions, meeting client commitments, and generally taking responsibility for outcomes.
  • Customer Service attitude – you will be interfacing with clients daily, so having a genuine concern for their business well-being and can-do attitude is what will make you successful in this role.
  • Organized – you can organize your responsibilities and tasks to deliver on commitments made to clients
  • Commitment to improvement – ability to analyze current processes and procedures seeking to improve efficiency through Excel templates or process improvement recommendations

General Responsibilities include:

  • Manage 5-7 client accounts. Typical client will have multiple entities.
  • Actively handles day-to-day accounting needs for clients, functioning as their accounting department
  • Oversees and reviews work of outsourced accounting specialists
  • Serves as a key point of contact on day-to-day accounting matters for the client
  • Utilizes technology to properly account for all accounting transactions for the client in real-time
  • Provides the outsourced CFO with analysis of accounting information for high-level advisory services
  • Makes recommendations on how to streamline processes
  • Coordinates various activities to meet client needs within a specified time frame
  • Assists with training new employees in the outsourced accounting services area and delegates work based on availability and experience
  • Assists with special projects as needed including implementing accounting technology
  • Work as a team with staff accountants and managers to deliver high level of client service
  • Actively seeks out opportunities for Bennett Thrasher to provide additional services to clients

Daily Responsibilities include:

  • Review and approve vendor invoices and manage accounts payable via third party application and automated workflows
  • Review employee expense reports and reimbursements via third party app & workflow tasks
  • Review accounts receivable invoices
  • Review cash and credit card transactions
  • Record payroll transactions in general ledger
  • Review account reconciliations for all bank and credit card accounts

Monthly Responsibilities include:

  • Record month-end general ledger entries, including prepaid expenses, fixed assets, depreciation, recurring accruals and allocations
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts
  • Prepares reports, returns, and other documents as required, including sales tax reports, year-end tax forms, monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements, and other reports required by clients


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 5+ years of accounting experience required
  • Family office accounting experience a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple priorities with help of more senior members of the team to meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, especially Excel)
  • Team player and can collaborate with other individuals in the organization
  • High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy

Bennett Thrasher is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex; pregnancy; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.