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Accountant - General Ledger

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CEBU CITY (Capital)

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Client Overview:

Our client is an independent business to business service provider within a corporation which is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues of $7.5 billion. They are accountable for delivering selected transactional services in Finance, IT and HR to the entire organization. With locations in Hamilton, Ohio, Dundee, Scotland and soon to be Suzhou, China, centers operate across the globe to maximize service to our operating companies (OpCos).

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Job Description:
  • The General Ledger Accountant is responsible for delivering timely and quality service to internal customers, as measured by service level agreements and key performance indicators. Key activities include processing general ledger transactions and related activities, performing calculations and analysis, preparing reports, and supporting period close processes to ensure accurate, complete and timely reporting of financial results. The General Ledger Accountant will also be responsible for performing account reconciliations and performance reporting, participation in continuous improvement efforts, and partnering with Shared Services leaders to implement strategic priorities.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Processes journal entries, allocations, and period end adjustments
  • Performs balance sheet account reconciliation
  • Performs sub-ledger account variance analysis
  • Posts and reconciles intercompany transactions
  • Performs consolidations and process streamlining
  • Monitors and processes fixed-asset additions and capitalization, retirement and disposal, adjustments, revaluations, transfers and maintenance expenses
  • Calculates and records depreciation expense
  • Reconciles fixed-asset ledger
  • Provides fixed-asset data to support tax, statutory reporting
  • Performs cash management including its reconciliation
  • Provides audit support, both internal and external
  • Supports continuous improvement for general ledger processes

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Management Accounting; CPA preferred
  • Previous experience in general accounting, with exposure to: US GAAP and IFRS
  • Fixed Asset, Cash Management and Intercompany Accounting
  • Experienced with major ERP Systems (i.e. SAP, Oracle, etc.); Oracle preferred
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel (i.e. basic to complex formulas, pivoting, graphs and charts, Macro Excel is a plus)
  • Six-sigma trained is a plus
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Applications (including SharePoint and Web-based applications)
  • Willing to work flexible hours when business conditions dictate
  • Willing to work on a shifting schedule