Accountant, Finance Job Description

Accountant, Finance Job Description

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Accountant, finance provides annual and periodic bookkeeping and full financial statements for SPV clients and funds according to local GAAP and IFRS.

Accountant, Finance Duties & Responsibilities

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Preference for candidates with knowledge of GAAP rules of capital and software capitalization
Must be detail oriented and a self-starter with a positive attitude
Ability to deliver timely and accurate work
MA to FA reconciliations
Review and analysis on the MI data
All other works for the MI production and related systems
Prepare and report to local ALCO
Submit budget and review performances against budget
Provide analysis on BS and PL moves of Seoul FM to Regional FM Controller
Monitor and report on internal controls (to local risk management)

Accountant, Finance Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Accountant, Finance

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Education for Accountant, Finance

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Skills for Accountant, Finance

Desired skills for accountant, finance include:

Financial principles
Excel
US GAAP
Financial systems
General accounting
IFRS
Microsoft Office package
European GAAP
Sarbanes Oxley environments
UK GAAP

Desired experience for accountant, finance includes:

Intellectual curiosity - proactive in learning about the business and solving problems
Demonstrated ability to drive improvements and continuously simplify processes
ACA/ACCA/CPA qualification with 1 to 2 years PQE
University degree in Finance, Accounting or other related degrees
Possibility to station in the United States or Europe after 1-2 years
Back-up head office reporting Processes

Accountant, Finance Examples

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Accountant, Finance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant, finance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accountant, finance
  • Ensure that chart of accounts is maintained in accordance with best practice
  • Process cash receipts timely and accurately (checks & wires)
  • Analyze and reconcile balance sheet and profit and loss accounts
  • Calculate monthly development studios’ transfer pricing cost plus and prepare quarter settlement statement
  • Participate in the consolidation process of financial statements
  • Communicate and collaborate with business operational team and various groups
  • Execute special projects as directed
  • Analyse and evaluate the impact of pricing plans set in place for customers
  • Provide guidance and input on workforce planning, succession planning, compensation, benchmarking, learning & development, org design, recruiting
  • Budgeting/ forecasting and expense variance analysis – provides reporting and recommendations to management on a regular basis
Qualifications for accountant, finance
  • Organized self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Proactive and ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Big 4 public experience and private accounting experience
  • Experience working in Entertainment/Media, Software Technology, or other related fields
  • Experience with using accounting software and resolving system workflow issue
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards ERP and/or Hyperion Financial Management/Hyperion Planning systems
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Accountant, Finance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an accountant, finance. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accountant, finance
  • Partner with the business to develop and improve internal processes
  • Liaise with centralised group functions such as AP, AR, HR, Payroll, Tax etc
  • Ad-hoc projects, task and duties as required
  • Drive process improvements and contribute to projects, system design and testing, metrics dashboard, and more
  • Prepare manual GL entries project balance sheet GL account recons
  • Review over $1.3 billion in System Revenue Bonds, SPEED Revenue Bonds, and Certificates of Participation to allocate corresponding net proceeds related to building/project
  • Conduct reviews and annual follow-up reviews to determine uses of bond financed facilities
  • Interact with Departments to gather information necessary to determine uses of bond financed facilities
  • Calculate private activity limits per IRS regulations for each outstanding bond issue
  • Aid in screening potential arrangements for private use and arbitrage compliance
Qualifications for accountant, finance
  • More than 7 years of continued experiences in Finance and/or Accounting sector with high level of knowledge in financial accounting
  • Accounting related credentials (AICPA, KICPA or similar credentials) can be given a preference
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/finance/Business Administration with 5+ years in Accounting & Finance
  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance major from PRC University
  • Advanced spreadsheet, database
  • The opportunity to develop in the area of finance and accounting
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Accountant, Finance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of accountant, finance. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accountant, finance
  • Balance sheet reconciliations with supporting documentation
  • Managing the SOX and internal audit affecting the Financial Reporting Team
  • Reconcile all Accounts Payable (AP) owned general ledger accounts at month-end
  • Post all AP accruals and journal entries accurately and timely
  • Follow-up all un-cashed checks monthly, reconcile all funds identified as potential escheated funds
  • Manage the unclaimed property claims
  • Manage and oversee the vendor payments tax compliance reporting
  • Responsible for follow-up with vendors to ensure accurate tax related data is obtained prior to payment
  • Ensure tax withholding data is accurate
  • Reconcile tax withholding account
Qualifications for accountant, finance
  • Must have experience in using financial accounting software/systems
  • Ideally an university or MA degree in accounting, finance or business administration
  • Degree in Accountancy or professional accounting qualification eg
  • Experience in fund accounting, computerized financial accounting systems, desktop software applications including spreadsheets, relational database program, project management, financial analysis, and tax related accounting
  • Tax experience, IRS researching knowledge, familiarity with IRS Post-Issuance guidelines
  • Newly qualified ACA working in the audit department of a Big 6 accounting firm (Big 4 preferred)
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an accountant, finance. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accountant, finance
  • Develop and update various spreadsheets on an ad-hoc and routine basis related to ledger activity and provide financial projections utilizing Access, Excel, Cognos, UR-GEMS, UR Financials
  • Your experience with SAP BPC
  • Capture each released sales order into AR system
  • Ensure each sales price equal to the price in export documents
  • Credit on-behalf expense to relevant intercompany
  • Responsible for AR collection the due funds back timely
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts (prepayments/accruals/payroll )
  • Offer support during the internal and external audits and to participate on different projects
  • Reconcile and analyze various trial balance accounts including, but not limited to, cash accounts, prepaid expenses, other assets, intercompany accounts and miscellaneous accruals
  • Prepare journal entries and related support
Qualifications for accountant, finance
  • Bachelors in Accounting and/or Masters Degree in Business Administration with a focus in accounting
  • Previous internship in an accounting and/or finance role a plus
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting field
  • Holding Malaysia citizenship
  • Degree in Accountancy or ACCA or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of accounting experience with MNC preferably in software industry
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of accountant, finance. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accountant, finance
  • Post journals and ensure that month-end closing tasks are executed on time
  • Track capital expenditure and prepare fixed assets schedule
  • Complete quarterly and annual surveys from various government bodies
  • Prepare and submit annual ACRA biz filing
  • Complete adhoc duties as assigned by the team leader
  • Perform analytical review of monthly financials, product and project profitability
  • Assist in preparation of forecast and annual budget
  • Review and monitor capital expenditure and operating expenses spending
  • Assist in any ad hoc assignment and projects
  • Maintaining the SAP general ledger, P&L and balance sheet integrity
Qualifications for accountant, finance
  • Graduation or Master’s degree in accounting/finance
  • 3-5 year experience in area of accounting
  • Fully qualified or Finalist ACA/ CA/ CIMA/ ACCA - strong preference for CIMA preferred
  • Operational and commercial inquisitiveness
  • Accountability, accuracy, clear and concise communication skills
  • 2-5 years’ experience as an Accountant I or equivalent

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