Amec Foster Wheeler Staff Accountant in Alpharetta, Georgia

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking a Staff Accountant to support the Accounting Supervisor in the coordination of the company’s general accounting activities to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of financial information. Specific responsibilities include general ledger close, account reconciliations, detailed and thorough financial analytics and support for internal and external audit requests.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supports the Accounting Supervisor in the general ledger close cycle (including revenue recognition, accruals, and account analysis)

  • Preparation of journal entries and related supporting documentation

  • Review certain Accounts Payable invoices for proper account coding

  • Preparation of analysis of accounts and supporting reconciliations. Provides meaningful analytics which highlights variances, trends and potential issues

  • Documenting and implementing procedures necessary to maintain and improve internal controls

  • Provide audit support for internal and external audit requests

  • General support to Accounting Supervisor as needed

  • Bachelors Degree, Accounting and a minimum of 3 years of Accounting experience in a dynamic/changing organization

  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles (thorough understanding of G/L account reconciliation and other accounting processes)

  • Strong initiative and follow-up

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • High level of computer literacy is required with emphasis on Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and Access)

  • Experience in BST and Hyperion Financial Management is highly desired

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-19822

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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