Staff Accountant

Clayton County Water Authority - Morrow, GA


Performs general accounting task including capital asset management, general ledger account reconciliations, maintaining amortization schedules, reviewing expense accounts, coding and posting journal entries as appropriate and ensuring transactions are in accordance with GAAP and company’s accounting policies and procedures.

Maintains capital asset inventory by entering new purchases, retiring disposed assets and updating depreciation on current fixed assets. Performs accounting related activities including month end close, account reconciliations, internal controls and other general ledger activity. Prepares ad-hoc financial reports as requested by management. Produces accurate and timely financial reports, for internal and external use in accordance with GAAP.

Candidates are required to have an Associates Degree or equivalent from a two year College or Technical School, ability to understand fundamentals of accounting procedures, possess well developed interpersonal skills, and have worked in an accounting environment for at least three years. Demonstrated experience in a relevant accounting role may be substituted for the educational requirement. JD Edwards or other Oracle software experience is strongly preferred. Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration is strongly preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,900.00 to $71,300.00 /year


  • ERP Systems: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Capital Assets: 3 years (Preferred)
  • accounting: 3 years (Preferred)
  • general ledger: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture


  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift
  • 8 hour shift

Additional Duties:

  • Account reconciliation
  • Recordkeeping
  • Data entry