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Accountant 3, Accounting

Location: Biñan, Laguna, Philippines 
Req ID: JR-0000039889

Description

General Accounting and Revenue Analyst

Location:  Laguna, Philippines (PHO)
Req Id: JR-0000039889

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Narrative Job Description:  

The General Ledger analyst must have technical accounting expertise to ensure timely and accurate month and year end close activities including review of revenue recognition and financial results.  The position will report to the Finance Manager.

This position will handle a US-based entity through a shared service set-up.  The shared service office is located in Binan, Laguna. 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Review of overall financial results
• Review reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
• Perform technical accounting research
• Ensure proper revenue recognition accounting, including multiple element allocation
• Perform BESP analysis and maintain fair values of items sold by the company
• Monitor, analyze, and reconcile accounting data such as:
o Bank accounts
o Prepayments
o Intangible assets
o Deferred revenues
o Intercompany transactions and accounts
o Transfer pricing and intercompany funding
• Fixed Assets accounting and reporting
• Process depreciation and amortization of assets
• Review and approve purchase request and purchase orders
• Analyze and record month-end operating expense accruals
• Perform monthly system close functions
• Prepare monthly journal entry to upload financial results from Netsuite into SAP and tie out resulting trial balance
• Monthly reporting for revenue, tax, fixed assets, etc.
• Prepare outbound royalty reports

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED:
• Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
• Minimum of 3-5 year of relevant GL experience in a shared services or other relevant industries
• Strong technical expertise on general accounting
• Knowledgeable on US Generally Accepted Accounting Principle 
• Ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of constituencies, including auditors, office personnel, business leads, corporate executives
• Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
• Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment
• Ability to assess materiality and prioritize workload
• Ability to adapt to changing business requirements
• Strong work ethic, good judgment, initiative, well organized and attention to detail

PREFERRED:
• Certified Public Accountant
• Familiarity in all facets of accounting including cost accounting
• Capability to manage workload distribution across different geographies and different time zones
• Ability to work well with multiple teams and different cultures 

SKILLS:
• Good written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in English 
• Good financial and analytical skill
• Intermediate Excel, Word and Outlook proficiency
• Intermediate SAP, Oracle or Netsuite System proficiency




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