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Global Payments Inc. | Atlanta, GA
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Job Description


The Staff Accountant provides reliable, timely and accurate financial data compilation by reviewing, analyzing and reconciling all accounts and performing efficient, accurate month-end closes. Your efforts help provide accurate financial reporting and analysis and directly influence Global Payments' performance as a company.

Job Details:

The Staff Accountant will perform both accounting and administrative tasks in accordance with the established guidelines and procedures. Essential responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


* Ensure that all financial information is recorded in accordance with GAAP and Federal and State regulations and consistent with established Company policy and procedures

* Prepare and enter daily and month end journal entries

* Prepare general ledger account reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner to include performing detailed research and analysis of differences in the accounts

* Participation in monthly close process

* Assist with quarter and year-end audits as required

* Act as a liaison with other departments concerning accounting information and other assigned areas

* Work directly with operational personnel to gain an understanding of the processes behind the assigned accounts

* Analyze department processes and procedures and recommend improvements as noted

* Involvement in special projects as needed

* Able to maintain sensitive and confidential information

* Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in team driven environment yet be able to work independently to complete daily expectations

* Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

* Must be flexible, customer focused and an agent of change

* Possess a positive attitude

* Escalate issues as appropriate


* Accounting or Finance Major

* Knowledge of public accounting principles and practices

* Strong critical thinking skills, using logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions to problems

* Strong organizational and communication skills required

* Detailed oriented and able to set priorities

* Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

* Ability to manage deadlines and customer satisfaction

* Must be proactive, detailed and results oriented

Global Payments Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Global Payments provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

About Global Payments Inc.

Global Payments Inc. is a provider of electronic payments transaction processing services for consumers, merchants, independent sales organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America, the United Kingdom, the Asia-Pacific region, the Czech Republic and the Russian Federation. The Company serves as an intermediary to facilitate payments transactions, and operates in three segments: North America merchant services, International merchant services and money transfer. Its merchant services segments target customers in many vertical industries, including financial institutions, gaming, government, healthcare, professional services, restaurants, retail, universities and utilities. Its money transfer segment primarily targets immigrants in the United States and Europe. On June 12, 2009, the Company acquired the remaining 49% interest in HSBC Merchant Services LLP, from HSBC Bank plc. (Source: 10-K)