Staff Accountant I

Newnan Utilities

Newnan, Georgia

Date Posted June 07, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


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Position Summary

Newnan Utilities is currently seeking a full time Staff Accountant who will be responsible for accounts payable, Vendor Agreements, customer refunds, bank reconciliations, subsidiary ledgers and other financial activities that support the Accounting Department.

Essential Functions

  • Verify, code and process payments for invoices and ensure payments are charged to the appropriate account(s)
  • Prepare 1099 statements
  • Audit and reconcile petty cash
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Calculate and submit monthly sales tax report
  • Post monthly journal entries
  • Process customer refunds and manager unclaimed refunds
  • Maintain Vendor Service Master Agreements and set up new vendors
  • Reconcile subsidiary ledgers including AP and Payroll Liabilities
  • Record and reconcile construction in progress, capital spending and fixed assets
  • Ad hoc reporting and data analysis
  • Use the electronic imaging software to capture various documents within the financial and CSM software
  • Verify, code and import monthly purchase card statements
  • Collaborate with various departments on inventory transactions, invoices, resolving discrepancies in cash and AR
  • Assist with month-end and year-end tasks including annual audits
  • Assist with filing annual business reports
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • 2 – 5 years’ experience in Accounting and/or Accounts Payable
  • Associates Degree in Accounting or related field

Software, Technical & Other Skills

  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and accounting software programs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to utilize and learn new software programs
  • Strong understanding of the general ledger and its relationship with financial reports

Newnan Utilities

Newnan Utilities offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), pension, sick & vacation time, robust wellness program, on-site fitness centers, short-term/long-term disability plans and more!

Newnan Utilities is a Drug Free Workplace.