GL accountants verify that financial data is accurately reflected in an organization’s accounting practices. They conduct audits on data, verify journal entries, and reconcile accounts. They also keep records of supporting documentation to ensure regulatory compliance.
When interviewing general ledger accountants, look for candidates who exhibit attention to detail and the ability to promote interdepartmental cooperation. Be wary of candidates with limited knowledge of accounting software and those with poor communication skills.
Demonstrates the candidate's knowledge and experience in analyzing data for accuracy and truthfulness.
Reveals the candidate's knowledge of industry regulations and their ability to achieve compliance.
Evaluates the candidate's experience and proficiency in industry-related software.
Highlights the candidate's experience and ability to establish effective inter-departmental communication channels.
Assesses the candidate's knowledge and experience in GL accounting, as well as their problem-solving skills.