Staff Accountant - Cash and Receivables
The Home Depot - Atlanta, GA

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POSITION PURPOSE
The role is responsible for daily reconciliation of THD's credit/debit card sales against funding of those sales from THD's various tender partners such as American Express, Citibank, and Discover. The role is responsible for researching and resolving any discrepancies that occur with THD's credit card settlement funding. In addition, this role also serves THD's orange box locations with resolving issues that impact customers debit card accounts. Lastly, the role is responsible for preparing and reviewing account reconciliations for assigned accounts upon the completion of each fiscal month. Analyzes financial reports and records, and prepares studies or recommendations relative to the accounting for leases, reserves, assets and expenditures.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Prepares and analyzes income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements and various other accounting statements and reports.
Reviews and verifies the accuracy of 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 SCOPE
This position typically reports to a Senior Staff Accountant.
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 REQUIREMENTS
Located 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 QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age
Must pass the Drug Test
Must pass the Background Check
Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable
EDUCATION REQUIRED Bachelors Degree
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 2
PHYSICAL JOB 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.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
SAP software experience
Account reconciliation experience
Project leadership/participation
Customer service oriented
Strategic thinking/analysis KNOWLEDGE, 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.

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