TEMPORARY: Staff Accountant

Job Summary

AGCO is currently seeking a Temporary – Staff Accountant to join its North American Finance team in Duluth, GA, reporting to an Accounting Manager. The Staff Accountant’s primary responsibility is to provide support to the month end close process, primarily in the Intercompany Payables and multi-currency cash functions, and to ensure the general ledger is accurate and in accordance with US GAAP. The Staff Accountant will be an essential member of the North American finance team and will work closely with AGCO’s international accounting teams, local functional teams, North America site operation teams and corporate finance teams.

Job Function and Responsibilities

  • Manage North America’s intercompany payables with sister companies throughout the world
  • Manage the accounting of North America’s multi-currency cash accounts
  • Deposit checks for multiple locations
  • Actively work towards becoming an expert in areas of responsibility
  • Maintain and enhance desktop procedure documentation
  • Provide meaningful analysis and support for ad hoc requests, projects and other duties assigned
  • Prepare Account reconciliations as assigned
  • Analyze and support for ad hoc requests, projects and other duties as assigned
  • Identify efficiency improvements within area of responsibility
  • Support both internal and external auditors during reviews and Sarbanes Oxley testing

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 0-3 years of work experience in accounting, including internship
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to run Pivot Tables and VLOOKUPS
  • Payroll and Fixed Asset experience
  • Working knowledge of HFM, OneStream, JDE and/or SAP
  • Pursuing CPA Certification
  • High-level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • The position may require overtime and/or mandatory weekend work
  • The individual must possess analytical and problem-solving skills

Additional Requirements

  • Minimal travel required

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta
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