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General Accounting Analyst

  • Location
    • Taguig City, National Capital Region (Manila)
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

- Perform General Ledger functions; assure accuracy, timeliness, and conformity with professional accounting standards and best practices in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

- Identify, interpret and analyze potential accounting risks and issues

- Research and analyze accounting transactions and contracts

- Identify and execute internal controls, SOX compliance and financial procedures

- Partner with Finance to determine accounting implications of transactions and perform analytical analyses to utilize when making all material business decisions

- Assist with internal and external financial reporting - including analyzing consolidated results, drafting SEC documents and management review reports, ensuring quality, and administering strict timeline

- Evaluate current accounting practices and policies and drive continuous improvement

- Research and interpret new accounting standards and brainstorm how each applies to GM as well as comply with external 10-Q/10-K reporting requirements

Additional Description

Key responsibilities and duties:

Responsible for operationally leading and executing from GL perspective:

  • Monthly closing and reporting as per US GAAP
  • Account reconciliation excellence
  • Annual closing as per US GAAP
  • Create Journal Entries based on financial information
  • Compliance with GM Corporate policies and external regulatory requirements
  • Interacts with internal/external related parties (impacted Business Units, Global Controller’s Team, Global Finance Teams, etc.)
  • Main point of contact for internal and external audits
  • Has strong control focus – identify and drives resolution for issues (accounting or control related)  within their respective area
  • Identify, lead and implement process improvements to drive quality accounting and compliance within their respective area
  • Frequent contact with others outside of work group to accomplish tasks
  • Lead or actively participate in Special Projects (including LEAN/Six Sigma activities) 
  • Responsible for identifying and documenting process gaps to moderate standard financial analysis
  • Responsible for the day- to-day general ledger accounting and reconciliation, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas.
  • Research and resolve Business Unit(s) inquiries for assigned functional areas.
  • Prepare Manual Journal Entries adjustment when business needs.
  • Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance Projects as assigned by Management.
  • Demonstrate intermediate understanding / working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls and apply them.
  • Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the results of the Cost Centers performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making and work within the budget plan.
  • Investigate and report to the Manager any inconsistencies or improprieties.
  • Identify non-value-added processes within the team and seeks solutions.


Qualifications, Skills and Technical Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy or similar discipline, with minimum of 3 years' experience in a shared services environment
  • Intermediate understanding of US GAAP, IFRS, and SOX /Internal Control Requirements.
  • Working knowledge and experience with SAP is required (systems and level of knowledge necessary will vary – candidate must be willing to continuously learn the GM systems landscape and functionality)
  • Experience working in a multinational organization and working with colleagues internationally is preferred.
  • Basic Automotive Industry knowledge
  • Advanced MS Excel and reporting knowledge
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to work on MID SHIFT (Manila/PH time - shift start is between 1PM to 3PM) on a hybrid arrangement.


Non-Technical Skills & Competencies:

  • Problem Solving
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Customer Service Mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Research accounting issues and proscribe appropriate resolution.
  • Ability to pursue open issues to resolution.
  • High level of analytical ability to solve unusual and difficult issues.
  • Works effectively with others and as part of a team.
  • Complete English Fluency

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