Senior Accountant Contract or Temp


Itential, a fast-growing Atlanta-based SaaS technology company, is expanding and as part of this expansion we have been retained to lead a search for an upwardly mobile Senior Accountant. Reporting to the Controller you will support internal and external reporting, including annual audit, tax, and month-end close.  


Why Make the Move to Itential?

Itential is a dynamic software driven growth company. The culture is high tech with sharp people who are good at what they do and have fun and laugh along the way. The culture is all about doing good work and not politics and pretense. This is an opportunity to assume more responsibility and grow professionally and personally. You will be the right-hand person to the Controller, who is widely respected and liked, runs a good accounting operation with clean audits, and has a reputation for growing and building her people. Benefits include hybrid-first working arrangements, flex time, and generous benefits including 401K match through Fidelity, excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance through Blue Cross / Blue Shield, short-term and long-term disability insurance, generous PTO, maternity leave, and other benefits.

Company Background

Itential ( is a growing and thriving SaaS company. Founded in 2014, they are headquartered in Atlanta. Their technology is unique and they have grown steadily as there is a wide need among Fortune 500 companies and other enterprises. The customer base includes many of the largest global telecom carriers, financial institutions and consumer products corporations. Itential is well funded with a strong balance sheet, supportive equity sponsor Elsewhere Partners (, currently has 230 employees, and is growing at a 30-40% annual rate.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare accurate, timely financial statements in accordance with established schedules
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance
  • Review all inter-company transactions and generate invoices as necessary
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Work as a team with other in standardizing practices and procedures
  • Consolidations
  • Value-add projects to identify and implement efficiencies that result in cost savings
  • Professional service project accounting using Percentage of Completion
  • Revenue recognition under ASC 606
  • Backup for other accounting functions
  • Special accounting research and tax projects as needed

Qualifications and Desired Traits

  • 3-8 years of accounting experience in a corporate or CPA firm setting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance (with accounting coursework)
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies
  • Inquisitive, resourceful, and takes initiative to resolve issues and provide outstanding customer service to employees and business partners
  • Ability to act independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • Strong attention to detail, adept at multitasking, and able to meet financial reporting deadlines
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Sense of humor


  • Candidates local to Atlanta 
  • CPA or CPA candidate
  • QuickBooks (Preferably QuickBooks Online) – will be moving to Oracle NetSuite
  • Intermediate experience with NetSuite, Salesforce & Ariba
  • Two-years' experience working at a CPA firm

Details on Hybrid-First Flex Time Work Arrangement

  • This is a hybrid-first working arrangement where you will work remotely most of the time, after being fully onboarded. Onboarding includes only 1-2 days working in-office for team training and meeting company executives and our flex time option allows for flexibility in choosing your work hours (standard hours are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm).  
  • After a short period, this position is primarily full-time remote, other than in-office two-hour biweekly departmental meetings, or as other needs arise (not to exceed 1-2 days/week).
  • This position is contract or temp to hire.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. We are an equal opportunity employer.