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Staff Accountant

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Atlanta, GA

ARAUCO is a global manufacturer of sustainably-produced forest product solutions for construction, industrial, and retail markets. With over 120 facilities worldwide, we manufacture and distribute the industry’s most-comprehensive selection of wood composite panels, premium plywood, millwork, lumber, and FSC-certified wood pulp.

ARAUCO is growing in North America, with innovative manufacturing, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to make a difference in the communities where we are located. We are seeking the right individuals for high-caliber opportunities in manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance, safety, and other related fields. This is a direct-hire role with benefits. We look forward to considering you as part of our team at ARAUCO!

https://na.arauco.com

 

Staff Accountant - ATL

Summary:

The position will support the Controller and Senior Staff Accountant in carrying out responsibilities of the Finance department.

 

The day-to-day of this role involves:

  • Month-End Closing - journal entries, AP/AR Aging reconciliations, retail deduction tracking.
  • Complete and support retail billing.
  • Sharepoint and claims processing.
  • Maintain the billing due list, create release documents, and document reversals.
  • Creation of Credit/Debit Memos supporting the Accounts Payable team. 
  • Support Audit requests.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and yearly close.
  • Compile and analyze financial information and prepare journal entries to general ledger accounts.
  • Prepare accurate monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
  • Ensure the monthly financial compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist the Senior Accountant in other financial requirements & special projects.
  • Collaborates with the finance department to support overall departmental goals and objectives.

 

 

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting/Finance.
  • 0-3 years of experience in a similar work environment.
  • Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting.
  • Need someone who is proactive - find the best solutions to solve problems.
  • Need someone who is analytical, detail-oriented.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to an ever-changing environment.
  • SAP or some type of ERP / MRP (Oracle, Hyperion, etc.) experience is required. SAP is preferred.
  • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines.

 

Arauco is an equal opportunity employer to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta