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Accounting Analyst

Atlas Air, Inc

This is a Contract position in Purchase, NY posted October 12, 2020.

Job ID: 2020-3502
# of Openings: 1
Category: Accounting/Finance
City: Purchase
State: NY
Company: Atlas Air, Inc


Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Prepare, maintain and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual account roll-forward schedules for various balance sheet accounts and profit and loss statements for AAWW. Prepares journal entries, invoice coding and approval, expense analysis and variance to plan explanations.


Collaborate with internal/external auditors, accounting, finance and operational personnel on various assignments
Prepare analysis to ensure accurate expense recognition in accordance of GAAP
Reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly, quarterly and annually
Prepare and analyze roll-forwards, reconciliations and variances in Blackline
Review contracts, requisitions/purchase orders, invoices, and/or collaborate with respective departments to ensure monthly accruals are in line with budget, complete, and accurate
Support budgeting and forecasting activity
Ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Act and resolve issues and/or requests from both external and internal auditors
Evaluate processes, systems and procedures for efficiency of workflow to identify process improvements and provide recommended solutions through automation
Identify and correct discrepancies and explain variances to management
Support the Financial Reporting group with the quarterly review of 10-Q and annual review of 10-K
Review Credit Card file, code transactions, research exceptions, then create and record monthly entry
Research, review, code and approve invoices timely and accurately
Perform monthly variance analysis on profit and loss statements
Develop/maintain invoice account coding process for all invoices
Research invoices listed on the Unrecorded Liabilities Test (ULT)
Create and Maintain key metric reporting
Special projects as directed


Minimum education requirements – Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (MBA and/or CPA a plus)
Minimum 3-5 years accounting experience
Experience working with budgeting, forecasting, P&L analysis and cost benefit analysis
Experience working with public reporting companies preferred
Experience with JD Edwards software preferred
Airline experience a plus

Must be able to demonstrate professionalism in communicating with various departments within the company
Highly organized individual with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
Previous credit card administration experience preferred
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must have advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, look-ups, complex formulas, etc.) and proficient in Microsoft Office suite
Ability to work independently and manage deadlines efficiently
Available to work extended hours as needed
Must be able to work effectively with large groups of data

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, place of birth, age, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

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