UPS General Ledger Acctg Spec II in Atlanta, Georgia

The General Ledger (GL) Accounting Specialist ensures that accounting transactions are properly recorded, posted, processed, and reported. He/She completes the day-to-day maintenance to ensure thorough and accurate general ledgers. This position uploads, analyzes, and processes journal entries. He/She performs and reviews standard month-end entries. The GL Accounting Specialist communicates and documents accounting procedures for specialized accounting and financial transactions.

The GL Accounting Specialist completes journal entry processes to upload data in a timely manner. He/She conducts daily general ledger activities to maintain accuracy and timeliness. This position applies basic accounting and financial knowledge to ensure regulatory compliance. The GL Accounting Specialist completes self-audits to ensure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provides ad hoc queries and testing support to assist with systems processing and implementation

  • Recommends process updates to utilize in training, process documentation, and compliance policies

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of accounting theory and principles

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of database design principles; identifies users’ requirements and needs with guidance from others; demonstrates a basic understanding of the importance of maintaining and updating databases

  • Captures/documents specific and accurate information; learns subjects thoroughly and in detail; completes work with thoroughness; supplies appropriate details when requested; maintains organized files

  • Possesses ability to generate simple reports using basic functions in software, and/or writing basic queries; identifies information required to complete reports and identifies existing reports generated by others

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Accounting - Preferred

  • Experience working with Oracle financial applications - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE

Category: Finance, Accounting, and Tax

Requisition Number: 170383

Location: Atlanta,Georgia