Contract Accounting Analyst in Atlanta

Contract Accounting Analyst
Genuine Parts Company
Atlanta GA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2019-03-19

Job Description 

This position is part of the Contract Management team within Financial Shared Services. It provides accounting and compliance support to the corporate finance department and subsidiary management in the areas of the new revenue recognition and lease accounting standards. This role is involved in the Company’s overall financial reporting process from monthly close activities to financial statement preparation and disclosures for the areas of revenue recognition and leases. 

Primary Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Reviews contracts, leases, and other agreements and transactions to ensure all potential accounting issues are identified, summarized, and properly recorded.
  • Analyzes and maintains master data for revenue recognition and lease accounting in Company’s subledger.
  • Analyzes and records accounting transactions related to the Company’s right-of-use assets and lease liabilities.
  • Prepares monthly reconciliations for various balance sheet accounts.
  • Provides documentation, required reporting, and support for compliance with department policies and SOX controls.
  • Prepares ad-hoc analysis, seeks opportunities to modify or enhance current accounting and financial reporting processes.
  • Participates in projects related to the adoption and timely implementation of new accounting pronouncements across all areas of the company in compliance with applicable accounting standards as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with GAAP and Company policies 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in accounting and financial reporting
  • Public Accounting experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
Contract Accounting Analyst
Genuine Parts Company
Atlanta GA USA