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Senior Accountant - Fixed Assets & Project Accounting

Total System Services

Total System Services

Accounting & Finance
Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Every day, Global Payments makes it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions for credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services. Our worldwide team helps over 3 million companies, more than 1,300 financial institutions and over 600 million cardholders grow with confidence and achieve amazing results. We are driven by our passion for success and we are proud to deliver best-in-class payment technology and software solutions. Join our dynamic team and make your mark on the payments technology landscape of tomorrow.


The Senior Accountant is an integral part of the accounting team and is responsible for providing reliable, timely and accurate financial data in a dynamic financial environment. This position is responsible for fixed assets accounting which includes maintaining fixed assets ledger, projects ledger and ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and internal processes. The team member will be a key business partner with other departments within the organization (e.g., Finance) to communicate and advise on the impact of capital accounting related matters.

Essential Functions

  • Monitor, assess, and support the Company’s compliance with software capitalization processes

  • Monitor, assess, and support the Company’s compliance with cloud computing arrangements

  • Partner with business process owners to advise and communicate on fixed asset accounting related matters

  • Assist with fixed assets additions and maintenance

  • Assist with capital projects tracking and reconciliation

  • Prepare monthly rollforward

  • Prepare presentations covering results of analyses for delivery to executives

  • Prepare and maintain balance sheet account reconciliations with an in-depth analysis

  • Prepare and present monthly financial statement results and report on variances to the Accounting and Finance management team

  • Assist in supporting quarterly reviews and year-end audits

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

  • Act as liaison with other departments and external parties concerning accounting information of subsidiary and other assigned areas

  • Regularly interact with all Accounting management within the organization

  • Ensure adherence to Sox requirements

  • Participate 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

  • Ability to escalate issues as appropriate

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience in a combination of staff and senior positions

  • Skilled in developing detailed documentation and communicating financial information and results

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

  • Detailed oriented and able to set priorities

  • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication skills

  • Proficient in Google suite and Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Oracle Financial software

  • CPA Track Preferred

  • Credit Card Processing or Bankcard Industry experience

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.