Kelly Services Accountant - Atlanta, GA in Atlanta, Georgia

Kelly Services is currently seeking Accountants for one of the world's largest stock exchanges located in Atlanta, GA.

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Atlanta, GA

Type: Temporary

Length: 5/21/18 – 10/31/18

Schedule: 40 hours/week, 8 hours/day

Pay Rate: $30 - $40 per hour

Career Path Description:

Establishes and maintains accounting policies and controls, fiscal controls, preparing financial reports and safeguarding the organization's assets. Responsibilities are within the Accounting Function as a generalist or in a combination of Disciplines.

Position responsibilities:

  • Prepares basic, routine journal entries.

  • Prepares basic, routine account reconciliations,

  • Researches and gathers information for financial statements.

  • Shadows more experienced team members when preparing financial reports.

  • Supports monthly close procedures.

Education required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related discipline

Experience Required:

  • 0 to 2 years

Functional knowledge:

  • Requires conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures within a discipline.

  • Requires guidance on task initially and requires supervision.

  • Is working in a smaller defined area of the role, this continues to expand as the employee gains more confidence and capability.

Business expertise:

  • Applies general knowledge of business developed through education or past experience.

  • Often needs help understanding the commercial side or key business drivers impacting the task/decision.


  • No supervisory responsibilities; accountable for developing technical contribution.

  • Problem solving: Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems; analyzes information and standard practices to make judgments.


  • Has limited impact on own work team; works within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines as described by supervisor.

Interpersonal skills:

  • Exchanges straightforward information, asks questions and checks for understanding.

Technical Skills & Requirements:

  • Accounting: Studies the preparation of financial reports and assists with records/journal entries, learning the options for accounting treatment of reserves, assets and expenditures.

  • Learns how matching assets and liabilities relates to the organizations financial positioning.

  • Seeks to understand and assists with the implementation of new accounting pronouncements/ requirements.

  • Accounting Principles: Learns about Company OMXs financial and management accounting policies, procedures and systems.

  • Develops basic knowledge of the accounting principles for one discipline (e.g., GAAP, Cost Accounting, Tax Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing).

  • Develops basic understanding of regulatory requirements and financial accounting standards (e.g., IFRS, FASB, SEC).

Computer/Software Skills:

  • Learns to use Microsoft and other supported applications – such as Great Plains Dynamics and SalesForce.

  • Documenting/Recording Information: Learns to enter, transcribe, record, store, and maintain information in written or electronic form according to Company standards.

Knowledge of Financial Systems:

  • Acquires basic knowledge of systems and databases through completing routine responsibilities.

  • Completes routine activities by using financial systems and technologies.

  • Completes basic quality review checks on data.


If interested in this position please send a follow up email with your resume to for further consideration.

Thank you and we look forward to working with you!

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most respected companies—providing you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transform

your career. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and more than 3,000 finance and accounting

hiring managers rely on us each year to access the best temporary and full-time talent: people like


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AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people

around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.