Home Depot STAFF ACCOUNTANT in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSEAnalyzes financial reports and records, and prepares studies or recommendations relative to the accounting for leases, reserves, assets and exenditures.MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIESPrepares and analyzes income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements and various other accounting statements and reports. Reviews and verifies the accuracyof journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records. Applies Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and develops or recommends accounting methods and procedures. Instructs or assigns work to bookkeepers, accounting clerks and other associates engaged in general accounting activities. Coordinates accounting matters with other departments, locations and divisions. Participates in financial reporting.NATURE AND SCOPEThis position typically reports to a Senior Staff Accounant. No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTSLocated in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. Examples include: telephone operator and file clerk. Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust be eighteen years of age or older.Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.Additional Minimum Qualifications:? Must be eighteen years of age or older. ? Must pass the Drug Test. ? Must successfully complete any required training or orientation coursesEducation Required:The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 yearsPhysical Requirements:Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.Additional Qualifications:Preferred Qualifications:Certified Public AccountantKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Financial Analysis Written and Verbal communications skills Computer application skills such as Excel, Access, General Ledger, etc Must be able to multi-task and balance multiple high priority tasks.