Staff Accountant
Job Details
Atlanta - Atlanta, GA

The Staff Accountant is responsible for the daily, monthly and annual invoicing process for the Accounts Receivables function.  Responsible for maintaining all A/R entries, Aging Report and reconciliations to G/L each month, bank reconciliations, and cash receipts information for monthly general ledger postings and reconciliations.  This position reports to the Senior Director of Finance.




            Accounts Receivable:

  • Maintain membership financial and billing information in CRM & postings in Epicor A/R module.
  • Generate and deliver all membership renewal invoices, annual prebill invoices, Forward Atlanta contribution invoices and misc. invoices as needed.
  • Timely month-end and annual close of all A/R postings to appropriate G/L accounts.
  • Prepare daily and/or weekly cash transmittal reports for payments received.
  • Prepare weekly cash report & reconcile to GL for distribution to Investor Relations Team.
  • Complete membership payment request forms and/or portal Information.
  • Monthly A/R Bad Debt calculation and related journal entries.
  • Generate and verify accuracy of monthly A/R detail reports for past dues, write-offs/cancellations and/or other detailed A/R reports and queries as needed.
  • Generate and verify accuracy of other on demand reports as needed.
  • Assist and/or back up A/P A/R Manager with the processing of daily deposits including system entry and posting.


General Accounting:

  • Daily bank review for incoming wires/ach payments.
  • Bank account reconciliations and related journal entries for multiple banks accounts.
  • Monthly reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts, AR & AP Sub ledgers to general ledger.
  • Assist the Senior Director of Finance with the preparation of monthly “Preliminary” consolidated and entity financial statements for multiple entities by 8th business day following month-end.
  • Maintain journal entry files for each company.
  • Assist the Senior Director of Finance with the annual budget process.
  • Prepare annual audit reports and schedules as required.
  • Provide financial customer service to all divisions and departments within the Company.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Finance and/or CFO.





            Education and/or Experience:

  • A four-year accounting degree a preferred.  
  • 3-6 years of solid accounts receivable & general ledger accounting experience.
  • Hands-on experience in expediting all facets of A/R functional operations in a multi-tiered (membership, customers, etc.) billing environment within a multi-company organization.
  • Attention to detail, account analysis and reconciliation skills a must.
  • Experience in “Non-Profit” environment a plus, but not required.


Special Communication Skills:


  • Good social, written, and verbal communication skills a must.
  • Customer service and goal-oriented individual with the ability to work in flexible, fast-paced environment with minimal supervision and direction.


Computer/Software Skills:


  • Must have advanced PC proficiency in use of Windows/MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.) operating environment.  Heavy use of Excel required for job functions.
  • Epicor – Platinum useful but not required.


            Other Skills and Abilities:


  • Must be able to multi-task and manage time to meet deliverables and deadlines.
  • Interest and willingness to grow professionally with the company.
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