1+ months

Sr. Accountant - Financial Reporting, Technical Research

Atlanta, GA 30308
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JobTitle: Sr. Accountant - Financial Reporting, Technical Research
Job ID: 348205_en-us
Salary Range: null- null
Job Category: Finance/Acctng/Treasury/Investor Relatio
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:

Sr. Accountant – Financial Reporting, Technical Research 


The person in this position will be a key contributor to the Financial Reporting, Research and Analysis Team (FRRAT), supporting the Manager of Financial Reporting. The role focuses on delivering value to the Company and external users through assisting with the implementation and ongoing application of various accounting standards to ensure that management has the necessary information to make the best decision for the business. Additionally, the role will assist with the accurate and efficient preparation of both external financial statements and key internal financial reports. Within this role, the senior accountant will work closely with teams across multiple organizations of the business, as well as external parties. The senior accountant must be able to work at a technical level (accounting research) and at a tactical level (analyzing data, application of accounting standards and problem solving).

Technical Accounting

This role will assist in the research and implementation of new accounting standards, which will require staying current on proposed and existing guidance. This role will also assist in researching other accounting issues as they arise, with the opportunity to draft technical accounting memos well as prepare other ad-hoc technical analysis.

External Reporting

This position is responsible for assisting in the preparation, review and analysis of required SEC external financial statements (10-Q, 8-K,10-K, 11-K) as well as other filings as they arise (i.e. registration statements). These responsibilities include ensuring compliance with US GAAP and SEC regulations, as well as assisting with XBRL compliance. This role will work directly with business partners including but not limited to consolidations, treasury, corporate accounting, finance, and investor relations. 

Internal Reporting

This position is responsible for assisting with monthly internal reporting through the preparation and/or review of the monthly P&L and key schedules used by executive management. The senior accountant will also assist as needed with the preparation of the cash flow statement.


This position will be provided with opportunities for departmental training and development and should be committed to work in a team-oriented environment. There will be opportunities for ad-hoc reporting and presentations to senior leadership, as well as participation in special projects as needed. This position will also work with the team to identify, recommend and implement process improvements.


  • Project accounting
  • Monthly preparation, review and analysis of assigned accounts and review of specified accounts assigned to staff accountants included in the consolidated and divisional profit and loss statements and balance sheet.
  • Preparation and/or review of monthly account reconciliations in accordance with Finance Account Reconciliation Standards.
  • Position will be required to take a leadership role in departmental training and development and be committed to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Preparation, review, and analysis of management reporting


    Typically reports to Finance and Accounting

    No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).


    Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

    Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


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Posted: 2020-01-28 Expires: 2020-04-25

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Home Depot, Inc.
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