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Accountant in Taguig City at Elevate

Date Posted: 4/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Staff Accountant you will work closely with our CFO and Finance Manager in the US and support the growing needs in our global Finance Department, specifically accounting entries and substantiation, account reconciliations, preparation of financial statements, maintenance of financial security and internal controls, compliance with US GAAP and other financial legal requirements, and other reporting and audit support. Not only will you help to keep up with the current demands on the department, you will also be involved in the development of new templates and procedures that will drive our success.

You Might be the Right Person If...

  • Are detail oriented
  • Have strong research skills
  • Are goal oriented
  • Have good experience interpreting and communicating financial policy and regulation
  • Thrive in an environment with constant change and improvement or a quickly growing company
  • Are a people person with strong written and spoken English
  • Are not afraid to ask questions
  • Have strong problem solving skills
  • Are optimistic

Specifically You Will...

  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries.
  • Maintain documentation, approval and support for accounting entries.
  • Reconcile accounts completely and on time, including financial discrepancies.
  • Prepare financial statements and other reports.
  • Help to achieve desired closing timelines.
  • Maintain financial security and confidentiality with internal controls; recommend policies and procedures related to the same.
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP; recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state and local financial legal requirements by researching and interpreting policy and regulations; prepare advisement for management on required actions.
  • Special financial reports including but not limited to summarizing account information and trends.
  • Support audits as required.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

Skills for Success

  • Highly detail oriented
  • Strong initiative and reporting skills
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Strong time management skills
  • Attention to confidentiality and risk management in financial controls
  • Excellent communication skills: spoken and written English
  • Ability to work well with team-members in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Good general math skills
  • Strong problem solving capability and resiliency
  • Flexibility in working hours (the job will require regular real-time interaction with US-based contributors and managers)

Technical Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel) required.
  • Experience with QuickBooks is not required but favored.

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in corporate accounting required.
  • Experience with a global company preferred.
  • Experience in services industry a plus.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required.
  • Chartered Accountant strongly preferred.
  • Exposure to US GAAP preferred.

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