Accountant Jobs in Atlanta, GA

Develop and maintain financial records. Accountants compile and compute business budgets, implement accounts payable and receivable, and develop reports in order to determine ways to slash costs and boost income. They are also in charge of the paying the company’s taxes and completing returns in a timely and accurate manner.

Accountants need a strong technical understanding of software like QuickBooks or SAP Business Suite. They should also be skilled at creating and reading charts/diagrams, interpreting statistics, prioritizing, and multitasking.

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Genuine Parts Company - Atlanta, GA
As a Staff Accountant Intern at GPC, youll have the opportunity to review and process journal entries and accounts payable items while learning about a global distribution organization....
1 day ago
State of Georgia - Atlanta, GA
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Three years of accounting experience that includes accounts payable, general ledger, and financial analysis....
12 hours ago
REEF Technology - Atlanta, GA
What You'll Do Analyzes the monthly general ledger activity for an assigned group of parking lots to determine which journal entries are necessary to properly state the financial statements in accordance...
11 hours ago
The Paradies Shops - Atlanta, GA
The Senior Lease Accountant will perform all aspects of rent/lease accounting and administration....
2 days ago
Smyrna, GA (10 miles from Atlanta, GA)
As a Staff Accountant, you will be in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation....
21 hours ago
Atlanta, GA
and capital lease Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision Thorough experience with month end balance...
21 hours ago
Jes Holdings - Atlanta, GA
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Preparation of general ledger journal entries and account reconciliations Preparation of financial statements including balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flow...
2 days ago
The Intersect Group - Atlanta, GA
Senior Tax Accountant (Property and Sales & Use) Senior Tax Accountant Why this is an AWESOME opportunity: Opportunity to "own" the tax piece for this high-growth PE backed company Opportunity to put...
2 days ago
Updater - Atlanta, GA
About the Role Research complex accounting initiatives, summarize findings and recommend solutions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Review and recommend modifications...
1 day ago
Lexacount LLC - Atlanta, GA
Responsibilities: Preparation of monthly financial statements; Participation in month end close, including preparation of Journal entries; Maintenance of general ledger accounts; Tracking of accounts...
18 hours ago
North Star Staffing Solutions, Inc. - Atlanta, GA
in general ledger work, analysis, reconciliations and internal control compliance....
18 hours ago
Randstad - Norcross, GA (16 miles from Atlanta, GA)
The successful candidate will mainly be responsible for account reconciliations, accounts payable and receivable, interacting with customers and contractors regarding invoices and payments....
2 days ago
RezultGroup - Atlanta, GA
Currently we are searching for a senior technical accountant for a large company in downtown Atlanta!...
2 days ago
Atlanta, GA
Job Information Georgia Employer SR ASSOCIATE ACCOUNTANT in Atlanta, Georgia Sr Associate AccountantJob LocationsUS-IA-Des Moines | US-NC-Charlotte | US-GA-Atlanta | US-TX-Austin | US-NE-Omaha | US-MN-Lake...
2 days ago
Lexacount LLC - Atlanta, GA
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in the preparation and completion of all tasks associated with the monthly accounting and closing cycle; Prepare monthly account reconciliations, journal entries, monthly variance...
18 hours ago

Demographic Data for Atlanta, GA

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Atlanta, GA

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in Atlanta, GA as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Accountant positions.

Highest Education Level

Accountants in Atlanta, GA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.0%)
  • Master's Degree (27.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.9%)
  • High School or GED (5.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Accountants in Atlanta, GA
  • 2-4 years (47.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (22.4%)
  • None (7.8%)
  • 1-2 years (7.0%)
  • 6-8 years (6.1%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 10+ years (2.2%)
  • 8-10 years (1.8%)

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