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The GEO Group, Inc.
$70,000 - $75,000 Annually
United States, Florida, Boca Raton
January 07, 2023
Job Description


Pay: $70,000 - $75,000 Annually

Bonus (if applicable): 5%


Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

* Paid time off * Paid holidays * 401(k)
* 401(k) matching * Health Insurance * Dental Insurance
* Vision Insurance * Life Insurance * Flexible spending account
* Health savings account * Tuition Reimbursement * Reduced tuition rates
* Employee discount * Employee assistance program * Pet insurance
* Disability Insurance * Paid training * Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Summary:

The General Ledger Accounting Analyst is responsible for the overall accuracy and timeliness of maintaining General Ledger (GL) accounts including reconciliation of accounts while meeting stringent deadlines. This position also assists the Fixed Assets Department with closing and other activities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to company policies and procedures established for accounting.
  • Assists in reviewing and Infinium GL string requests making sure they adhere to the Chart of Accounts.
  • Assists in submitting Hyperion IT requests for new account members and alias changes.
  • Assists the Legal Dept. with General Ledger coding for new and ongoing legal matters.
  • Assists with the Fixed Assets close and assists with processing BM109 disposal requests and reviewing Fixed Asset additions.
  • Reviews journal entries & other work prepared by the GL Analyst and Fixed Assets specialist.
  • Assists with maintaining the BNA fixed asset software and with other BNA tasks.
  • Assists with the Fixed Asset month end and quarter end BNA vs. GL reconciliations.
  • Prepared with monthly Hyperion to source ledger reconciliations for all domestic and international source ledgers.
  • Reconciles and rolls forward assigned balance sheet accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Prepares and reviews complex audit schedules for quarterly and annual audits.
  • Works with facility and regional business managers and accountants to review and reconcile results of expense allocations.
  • Analyses financial results related to assigned operating units.
  • Analyzing monthly budgets and forecasts compared to actual results. Researches and provides explanation for variances.
  • Analyzes actual Other Income and Expense results in comparison to budget and forecast and provides explanations for variances.
  • Works with the Tax Department on transfer price billing, updating and maintaining margin percentages and posting the monthly transfer pricing entries.
  • Compiles, summarizes, and provides necessary reports of activities as needed.
  • Follows company policies and adheres to Sarbanes Oxley guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and four (4) years progressive experience in an accounting related capacity with demonstrated exposure working with standard concepts, practices and procedures applied in an analysis capacity, CPA is preferred.
  • Relies on experience and expertise to plan work accordingly and to accomplish the position's goals and objectives
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to identify and resolve the typical questions and issues that arise as a result of completing daily work activities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to interact with Business Managers in the field to resolve questions and problems.
  • Ability to produce reports in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software used by the department typically including the Financial Information System (FIS) and spreadsheets.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, with strong Excel skills and preferably Smart View/Essbase skills.