Bookkeeper in Atlanta (United States)

Where: Atlanta (United States)

Extent of Work: Full Time

Click here to apply in English

Essential duties include (but are not limited to)

  • This highly demanding position requires a positive, self-motivated individual with superior organizational skills, ability to work within deadlines and execute multiple tasks simultaneously to ensure a high level of professional standards.
  • Provide consultation to the client, its parent company on  their accounting, business administration and taxation needs
  • Take over responsibility for clients assigned to you
  • Preparation of financial statements (monthly, quarterly, annual)
  • Preparation of various sales and use tax returns as well as personal property tax returns and other various forms
  • Payroll processing
  • Assure timely completion and communication of project status internally
  • Take ownership of the engagement, anticipating the issues and developing a plan to complete the engagement within budget
  • Research technical issues and discuss with Manager/Partner for further guidance
  • Performs other related duties as required

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 3+ years of relevant accounting experience which includes preparing financial statements and communicating with clients
  • German language skills are required
  • Experience using QuickBooks accounting software is required
  • Able to work in a fast paced high pressure environment
  • Must work independently within an established administrative framework
  • Strong knowledge of US-GAAP, HGB a plus
  • Basic knowledge of US tax system
  • Accounting software experience in Peachtree and SAP is a plus
  • Team player, willing to work with and contribute to the success of a team of personable, highly motivated professionals
  • Proven expertise in MS Word and MS Outlook with a working knowledge of MS Excel, and Adobe software applications
  • Demonstrate high-level client-service orientation, ability to handle sensitive, confidential information with maximum discretion and understanding of clients needs
  • Ability to understand challenges facing partners and staff members and be able to manage/reschedule priorities effectively
  • Professional demeanor
  • Superior organization skills – ability to come up with processes and competently follow through
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to exercise good judgment/decision making when necessary
  • Ability to anticipate problems and act accordingly
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task – great time management

Additional Requirements

  • Associates Degree in Accounting or higher, alternatively: German Steuerfachangestellte(r)
  • 3+ years Accounting, preferably public accounting or related experience
  • Strong interpersonal and oral/written/presentation communication skills required

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