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Senior Accountant

Position Title: Senior Accountant

Department: Accounting

Location: Athens, AL 

Essential Job Functions:  

  • Perform general journal entries.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts to subledgers.
  • Account for fixed assets and depreciation.
  • Compile annual personal property information.
  • Assist in completing finance department special initiatives.
  • Produce ad hoc reporting as requested.
  • Prepare consolidated and divisional financial statements.
  • Calculate corporate overhead allocations and post appropriate entries.
  • Complete month end close according to accounting policy.
  • Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Perform data entry efficiently and accurately 
  • Maintain good relationships with all office and field staff
  • Represent and promote Grayson Carter and Son in a professional and honest manner
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work task
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications/Requirements: 

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance required 
  • 5-10 years of Accounting Experience. Industry experience preferred
  • Financial analysis skills and working knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning systems.
  • Experience with profit center financial reporting and allocations preferred
  • CPA a plus
  • Experience with Sage 50 a plus
  • Experience with payroll tax reporting and compliance a plus
  • Experience with sales and consumer use tax a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Attention to Detail
  • Strong Communication Skills


  • Compensation commensurate with education, experience and relevant licensing/qualifications
  • Healthcare, Dental and Vision available 
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Short Term Disability 
  • Voluntary Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability

Grayson Carter and Son Contracting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.