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Senior Accountant

AJC Logistics

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted November 26, 2021.

About AJC Logistics:
AJC Logistics LLC is a diversified logistics service provider specialized in Truck Brokerage, Ocean & Air Freight Management Services, Third Party Logistics, International Freight Forwarding and Customs House Brokerage for importers and exporters in the United States including Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

Our core competency is to manage the transport of merchandise, domestically and internationally, with superior customer service supported by integrated management systems.

AJC takes a customer centric approach, recognizing that each client’s requirements are unique.

To learn more about AJC Logistics, visit our website at http://www.ajclogistics.com

Position Summary:
We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join our team in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for reconciling balance sheet accounts, maintaining general ledger functions, preparing month-end close procedures, analyzing P&L accounts, preparing the annual budget, and other complex transactional accounting activities.

In addition, the Senior Accountant will partner with our logistics division leaders as a key resource to provide P&L analysis and ad hoc reporting.

The ideal candidate should have excellent analytical skills and thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze and explain financial activity.

Scope of Responsibilities:
Prepare and review accruals and various journal entries for month-end processes for various divisions.
Perform, investigate, and follow up on account reconciliations items in a timely manner.
Prepare and analyze monthly budget to actual variances and provide detailed explanations.
Take ownership of all accounts assigned by researching and understanding all account activity and taking responsibility of identify issues or trends.
Calculate monthly commission expense and distribute report to sales team.
Calculate the weekly Borrowing Base Certificate and submit to bank.
Create and distribute weekly division forecast to commercial leaders.
Prepare monthly financial dashboard and distribute to functional and commercial leaders.
Prepare and deliver ad hoc reports as requested and periodic division reports to leadership team.
Assist in the preparation of monthly financial reports.
Assist accounting and AP departments serving as a resource by supporting team members to ensure department deadlines are met.
Understand operations to support assigned business units by developing relationships with commercial and operational teams.
Develop and document accounting processes internally and across various business units.
Identify and implement process improvement opportunities.
Assist with schedule preparation to facilitate annual financial statement and bank audits periodically.
Essential Skills:
Highly detail-oriented, results-oriented, and organized.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong sense of urgency.
Excellent communicator able to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of management and various departments.
Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines while handling multiple projects simultaneously, quickly, and accurately.
Ability to research within operational and financial systems and provide analytical insight.
Visible business acumen and service-oriented personality.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.

CPA or CMA or candidate preferred.
5 to 7 years of Accounting experience is required.

Experience in Corporate accounting is preferred.
Knowledge of GAAP and all aspects of general accounting is required.
Knowledge of finance and FP&A experience preferred.
Public Accounting experience is a plus.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel, is required.
Experience with large ERP system is preferred.
Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
Schedule:
Monday to Friday
Education:
Bachelor’s (Required)
Experience:
Accounting: 5 years (Required)
GAAP: 1 year (Preferred)
License/Certification:
CPA (Preferred)
Work Location:
One location
Work Remotely:
No


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