Date Posted May 02, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


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Every day, Global Payments makes it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions for credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services. Our worldwide team helps over 3 million companies, more than 1,300 financial institutions and over 600 million cardholders grow with confidence and achieve amazing results. We are driven by our passion for success and we are proud to deliver best-in-class payment technology and software solutions. Join our dynamic team and make your mark on the payments technology landscape of tomorrow.


The Senior Accountant is an integral part of the accounting team and is responsible for providing reliable, timely and accurate financial data in a dynamic financial environment. This position is responsible for researching, analyzing, reviewing and reconciling all accounts and proactively resolving all issues to achieve efficient and accurate month-end closes.

What Part Will You Play?

  • Review assignments and journal entries prepared by Junior and Staff Accountants

  • Mitigate risk by timely researching and escalating variances and by coaching staff through issue resolution

  • Assist with month-end closing process including timely and accurate preparation of journal entries

  • Prepare and enter journal entries, including but not limited to correcting entries, allocating expenditures and accruals

  • Perform and maintain balance sheet account reconciliations with an in-depth analysis

  • Prepare and present monthly financial statement results and report on variances to the Accounting and Finance management team

  • Assist in supporting quarterly reviews and year-end audits

  • Ensure all financial information is recorded in accordance with GAAP and Federal and State regulations and consistent with established Company policy and procedures

  • Act as liaison with other departments and external parties concerning accounting information of subsidiary and other assigned areas

  • Regularly interact with all Accounting management within the organization

  • Ensure adherence to Sox requirements

  • Analyze and document department processes and procedures and recommend improvements as needed

  • Participate in special projects as needed

What Are We Looking For In This Role?

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 3 years related accounting work experience in a combination of staff and senior level roles

  • Skilled in developing detailed documentation and communicating financial information and results

  • Strong critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions to problems

  • Knowledge of public accounting principles and practices

  • Detailed oriented and able to set priorities

  • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Able to maintain sensitive and confidential information

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Able to work in team driven environment

  • Able to work independently to complete daily expectations

  • Able to work well under pressure and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

  • Must be flexible, customer focused, and be an agent of change

  • Possess a positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Oracle Financial software

  • Background in Payments, Credit Card Processing, or Bankcard Industries

  • CPA Certification

  • Proficient in MS Access

  • Big 4 experience

Global Payments Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Global Payments provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

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