Accountant II

Veritiv, Atlanta, Georgia

Date Posted April 27, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


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Company Overview:

Veritiv Corporation is a Fortune 500 company and a leading North American business-to-business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print and publishing products and services, and also a provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions. With approximately 8,700 employees, we are driven by our Values: Integrity, One Team, People Commitment, Customer Focus, Operational Excellence, and Passion for Results.

We put decades of industry knowledge, expertise, and proven supply chain ingenuity to work for our customers in a wide range of industries and a variety of businesses – including more than half of Fortune 500 companies. With approximately 160 distribution centers across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, our focus is on the success of our customers’ businesses and their brands. Driven by our innovative people, our values, and providing exceptional service, helping to shape our customers’ business success is at the heart of everything we do.

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for general ledger journal entries, month-end close procedures, and analyzing balances in accounts for appropriateness. This position performs account reconciliations and is required to have detailed knowledge of all general ledger accounts and their contents. This position is required to meet all scheduled monthly financial reporting and tax deadlines, and provide accurate and timely analysis and research as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with one or more general ledger accounts in assigned accounting area(s) to include preparation of supporting schedules, preparation of appropriate journal entries, and reconciliation of account(s).
  • Assist in the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities.
  • Frequent interaction with Managers throughout the Company.
  • Participate on other initiatives as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Must be a self-starter and results driven.
  • Positive and professional demeanor, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to interact effectively with a variety of team members in various departments and international regions.
  • Collaborative skills: works cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving skills, and attention to detail.
  • Undergraduate 4 year degree from an accredited College/University required (Accounting Major preferred).
  • 3+ years of related work experience.
  • CPA or working towards obtaining CPA certification preferred.
  • Intermediate understanding of and proficiency with US GAAP.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with major ERP (enterprise resource planning) software applications (Oracle,etc)
  • Working knowledge of on-line analytical processing (OLAP) tools such as Hyperion
  • Fluency in Spanish will be a plus.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirement:

  • Office environment

Budget/P&L responsibilities

  • None

Decision Rights:

  • General accounting decisions regarding journal entries, account reconciliations, etc.

Positions Supervised:

  • None

Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:

Veritiv is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
EEO Policy US | EEO Policy Canada | EEO Policy Mexico
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