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Staff Accountant

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Finance

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises


  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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The Cox Family Office Finance Team is hiring a Staff Accountant to assist in support of the Finance Team, including the management of day-to-day accounting related activities. The Staff Accountant role is based in Atlanta. In-office days will be required.

Vital to the role is the ability to communicate clearly, problem-solve, and prioritize family/team needs while maintaining organization as a dedicated team player. This individual will report to the Senior Manager of Accounting in the Finance Group. He/she may collaborate with the additional teams within the Family Office. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Process invoices and payments. Gather appropriate approvals to ensure payments are made in a timely manner.

  • Prepare cash transfers for processing when requested.

  • Perform bookkeeping activities including month-end journal entries and reviewing accuracy of transactions in general ledger.

  • Professional service fees tracking and reporting.

  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly, resolve issues timely, and ensure balances are properly supported and explained.

  • Assist in monthly financial statement preparation and ad hoc financial statement requests.

  • Collaborate with outside vendors to optimize billing/payment processes and establish a best-in-class accounts payable practice. 

  • Assist with a variety of ad hoc requests and projects from the finance team and the family relations team.

The right person for this role must be able to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment. They must be resourceful, hard-working, and passionate about client service and delivering best-in-class service. They must be open to continuous learning and feedback. Discretion and judgment are highly important, as is the desire to be a proactive self-starter.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 2 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and up to 2 
    years’ experience; or 14 years’ experience in a related field

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills and process improvement mindset

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Excel and PowerPoint knowledge a plus


Hourly base pay rate is $28.08 - $42.12/hour. The hourly base rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.


Employees are eligible to receive a minimum of sixteen hours of paid time off every month and seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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