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Lead Accountant

Alpharetta, Georgia

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Job Overview

Job Description:

Join AT&T and reimagine the communications and technologies that connect the world. Our Consumer Technology experience team is delivering innovative and reliable technology solutions to power differentiated, simplified customer experiences. Bring your bold ideas and fearless risk-taking to redefine connectivity and transform how the world shares stories and experiences that matter. When you step into a career with AT&T, you won’t just imagine the future-you’ll create it.

This position functions as a key member of the accounting team and will serve as a lead accountant with book close, reconciliation, analysis and project team coordination responsibilities within the Controller’s organization.  This individual’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Reconciliation, analysis and preparation of manual journal entries related to investments, intercompany, and other areas of balance sheet and expense accounting.
  • Manage accounting processes related to assigned accounts and work with external teams (Tax, Finance, Consolidations) to solve issues and outstanding items.
  • Review of monthly balance sheet and income statement analysis for assigned areas.
  • Provide audit support as needed.

Required Degrees/Majors/Accreditations/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with at least 5-7 years of accounting related experience required, Certified Public Accountant strongly preferred. 
  • Excellent analytical and Microsoft Office skills are required. 
  • The candidate must be self-motivated and possess strong organizational and time-management skills. 
  • The ability to research accounting issues and work with cross-functional teams is required.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares journal entries, maintains and reconciles ledger accounts.
  • Manages record of assets, liabilities and other financial transactions.
  • Balances books periodically and prepares profit and loss, income and balance sheet statements.
  • Oversee company receipts and disbursement reports.
  • Prepare federal, state, and local reports and tax returns.
  • Analyze and interpret reports and records for managers.

Job Contribution:

  • Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results, and resolves problems.

Education:

  • Typically a bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience:

  • Typically requires 5-7 years experience.

Supervisory:

  • No.

Our Lead Accountant, earn between $106,100 - $178,200 . Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Caregiver Leave
  • Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • Disability Benefits (short term and long term)
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Extensive employee wellness programs
  • Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone

A career with us, a global leader in communications and technology, comes with big rewards. As part of our team, you’ll lead transformation surrounded by trailblazing industry leaders like you. You’ll be empowered to go above and beyond – making a difference through company-sponsored initiatives or connecting and networking through one of our many employee groups.

And regardless of where you’re at in your career trajectory, you’ll be rewarded by the impact that comes with making a difference in the lives of millions.

With AT&T, you’ll be a part of something greater, do incredible things and be rewarded with a chance to change the world.

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, State, and local laws.

Ready to close the deal on a career with AT&T?

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Weekly Hours:

40

Time Type:

Regular

Location:

Alpharetta, Georgia

Salary Range:

$106,100.00 - $178,200.00

It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



Job ID R-19338 Date posted 07/11/2024
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Benefits

Invested in your satisfaction and continued success.

We take care of our own here (hint: that could be you). Our benefits and rewards mean we cover some of your biggest needs with some of the coolest offerings. We already think we’re a pretty great place to work. We’re just trying to rack up some bonus points.

Let’s start with the big one: Your work gets rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits. It really does pay to be on our team.

Compensation

When it comes to priorities, we know family tops the list. For the moments that matter the most, you'll be there for them, and we'll be here for you.

Family Leave

Paid Time Off

Our people have class. Literally. We can help you out on approved education costs with our tuition assistance plan.

Tuition
Assistance

Here’s another reason to breathe easy: You and your family get access to excellent medical, dental and vision insurance options.

Insurance Options

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Discounts

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Training & Development

When the day comes that you get some much needed R&R (not that you’d ever want to leave #LifeAtATT) you’ll know your future is set with the AT&T Retirement Savings Plan (ARSP).

Savings

Give back to your community and connect with colleagues through social and team-building events, and annual paid time off for volunteer efforts of your choice.

Community & Team Events

Wellness resources and incentives to help you prioritize your health and wellbeing and be your best self inside and outside of work.

Total Wellbeing

The Hiring Process

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Step 2

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Step 3

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