Sr. Cost Accountant in Savannah, GA at Hargray

Date Posted: 5/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in people’s lives? Are you motivated to learn and connect people with cutting edge technology? Do you go the extra mile to provide customer delight? We are looking for talented people who are ready to grow with Hargray Communications. We are dedicated to developing our employees for a career and future with us. Hargray Communications is offering a career opportunity as a Senior Cost Accountant!

The Senior Cost Accountant is responsible for analyzing financial information and preparing financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities for Hargray Communications.

The Company: For over 70 years, Hargray has been connecting customers to each other and the world, growing from a local phone company to an industry leader providing residential, business, enterprise, and carrier wholesale communications services. Our mission is to envision and deliver customer delight. In addition to our long history of dedication and commitment to our community, we offer benefits for your health, wealth, protection, well-being, time, and more. Our team of over 700 colleagues supporting local markets throughout the southeast is committed to excellence, delivering the most advanced technology and the best service for our customers.

Duties and Responsibilities: Including but not limited to the following.

  • Performs overhead allocation process clearing costs to capital.
  • Manages closing of projects from Work in Progress (WIP) to Fixed Assets; reviews for accuracy and completeness before making entries.
  • Prepares adjusting entries moving costs to appropriate cost center.
  • Reconciles Balance Sheet accounts as assigned in area of responsibility.
  • Assist with Financial and Regulatory annual audits in area of responsibility as assigned and according to deadlines set.
  • Backup and assist with maintaining current property record information as needed.
  • Records depreciation for fixed assets.
  • Responsible for communicating with project owners on status of open projects.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to ensure effective operation of department.
  • Provides management with reports and analytics on statuses of open projects.
  • Assist in month end close responsibilities.
  • Maintain and improve processes and controls associated with capital accounting.
  • Special projects as required.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered.

  • BBA in Accounting or Finance.
  • 5+ years progressive accounting/finance experience.
  • 3+ years in cost, fixed asset, and project accounting.
  • Excellent Excel and data base skills.
  • Telecommunications Accounting (Part32) experience a plus.
  • Technically strong with an aptitude for financial and accounting reporting systems (ERP).
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem- solving skills.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties with little or no direction and great detail for accuracy within tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Desire for process improvement
  • Effectively communicates within and across departments.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications.
  • Requires discretion regarding sensitive Company information.
  • Available to work overtime as needed.