General Ledger Accountant Job Description

General Ledger Accountant Job Description

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General ledger accountant provides general accounting and fixed accounting services to 3M subsidiaries where SAP has been implemented (Taiwan, Indonesia and Philippines).

General Ledger Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Performs accounting functions necessary to maintain the financial accounting management information system (FAMIS), the uniform statewide accounting system (USAS), and the accounting entries for the payroll system (BPP)
Works independently and makes informed accounting decisions based upon generally accepted accounting principles
Performs accounting functions in multiple and varied accounting systems
Works with accountants and other managers in establishing, maintaining and verifying all budgetary, accounting and fiscal related information in FAMIS (Financial Accounting Management Information System)
Responsible for the GL accounting of different accounting regions or entities in various GEO regions
Responsible for the GL accounting of a different accounting regions or entities in various GEO regions
Be responsible for various accounting activities (bank accounting, employee related booking, Prepaid costs release maintenance, ) done on daily basis
Responsible for ensuring accurate accounting for 6 legal entities
Utilizes the T-Recs accounting reconciliation software for appropriate reconciliations
Assists in preparing accounting records and reports for all levels of management

General Ledger Accountant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for General Ledger Accountant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, ACCA, IFRS, TASBO, GAAP, US, CIMA, VAT, B.S, B.A

Education for General Ledger Accountant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the general ledger accountant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Business, Business/Administration, Economics, Finance/Economics, Management, Professional Accounting, Associates

Skills for General Ledger Accountant

Desired skills for general ledger accountant include:

MS Excel
General accounting and reporting processes
Accounting
Fully qualified
Microsoft Office package
Preferably part
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles guidelines
Accounting principles
Excel
SAP

Desired experience for general ledger accountant includes:

Extended amount of time sitting using keyboard, mouse and viewing monitor
Responsible for producing timely and accurate account reconciliations and analysis
Prepare various monthly journal entries
Supporting the General Ledger of a number of legal entities
Produce accurate and timely management accounts in accordance with corporate guidelines
VAT requirements

General Ledger Accountant Examples

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General Ledger Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of general ledger accountant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for general ledger accountant
  • Assist other accounting areas as needed
  • You will be expected to provide financial and accounting support to the business partners' finance representatives those responsible for internal audits
  • You will act as a professional accounting focal point within the company with the company's business counterparts
  • Fixed asset accounting and related compliance controls
  • Submitting quarterly reports
  • Maintains a consistent and effective reconciliation and monitoring system to ensure all system interfaces function as intended
  • Prepares reconciliations on screen 702, identify the uncommitted fund balance and suggest appropriate correction if needed
  • Prepares reconciliations for University bank accounts, clearing accounts and accounts receivable accounts
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) Survey and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) report for the Athletics department in conjunction with the Athletics staff
  • Clears monthly reconciliations for pro-card, travel card, travel advance, and utility
Qualifications for general ledger accountant
  • Experience of statutory compliance requirements advantageous
  • Deadline driven, ability to deliver with high level of accuracy and strong attention to detail essential
  • Use of Oracle ERP system advantageous
  • CTA preferred
  • Qualified Accountant preferred (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Experience with global financial systems preferred
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General Ledger Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of general ledger accountant. 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 general ledger accountant
  • Acts as point of contact for Charter School Financial Reporting individual
  • Reviews and approves the daily USAS accounts payable batches and report and discrepancies
  • Conducts research and prepares reports utilizing the Texas Taxpayer Identification Number System (TINS) and Financial Management reporting applications
  • Initiates and records transactions for bi-weekly submissions of tuition remittance and sales tax payable
  • Assists with the review of Athletic transactions throughout the fiscal year
  • Serves as a backup for depositing checks and other banking functions as needed
  • Assists Senior Accountant with other duties and projects as assigned
  • Assists with the preparation of the Annual Financial Report
  • Analyzes financial data
  • Monitors petty cash funds for compliance with University policy and procedures through periodic audits and review and approval of petty cash reimbursements
Qualifications for general ledger accountant
  • Prepares monthly credit card fee charge allocation to University accounts
  • Monitors the University’s online credit card payment systems
  • Performs research and analysis of programs and activities to provide financial viability/cost-benefit advice
  • Assists in financial analysis and creation of models and graphical presentation of financial data for various departments
  • Assists with the preparation of audit documents for the NCAA Agreed Upon Procedures engagements
  • Provides information on revenues, expenditures, and account balances to university faculty and staff as needed
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of general ledger accountant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for general ledger accountant
  • General ledger operations
  • Interact with supporting departments including A/R, A/P, Tax and Treasury on issue resolution
  • Inter-company work including international confirmations spreadsheet
  • Responsible for Compliance activities in the entities (VAT, WHT)
  • Ensure the Balance Sheet reporting is complete and accurate for the Region including monthly balance sheet reconciliations and quarterly reporting
  • Ensure the P&L management reporting is complete and accurate for the Region (monthly trend analyzes and reporting)
  • Provide information for external or internal audits as per requests
  • Close cooperation with other Finance departments in Prague (P2P, FA)
  • Daily communication with different teams around the world (Business Finance, Taxation team, GEO teams, Compliance partners)
  • Review and reconciliation of inter-company accounts, involving communication with other locations worldwide
Qualifications for general ledger accountant
  • Willingness and the flexibility to work various hours needed according to deadlines (ex
  • Very well-organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Good sense of humor and positive outlook
  • Report your findings to the Finance Manager and to the Senior Finance Controller the Japanese management and the Regional Asia office if required
  • Advanced English language required (company language)
  • Good analytical capabilities, details orientation
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Our innovative and growing company is looking for a general ledger accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for general ledger accountant
  • Prefer person with Accounting Degree
  • Support in transition of functions to other locations into the shared service centre environment
  • Validation of accuracy of general ledger processes and controls
  • Provide insight for general ledger accounts within a designated area of subject matter expertise
  • Reporting of financial statement fluctuations
  • Understand and record journal entries for accruals, prepayments, salaries, VAT
  • Proactively engage and collaborate with relevant colleagues
  • Fixed assets processing – creation, modifications to, withdrawal of FA, depreciation run CAPEX reporting
  • Manage the local quarterly and annual audit related activities international statutory audits
  • You will be responsible for Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Financial Reports of the Company (Consolidation and subsidiaries local reporting)
Qualifications for general ledger accountant
  • Willingness to learn new things, processes, system
  • Resistance to occasional stereotype
  • Team player (team support, backup)
  • Self-driven and resourceful to meet deadlines, achieve goals, work independently work well in teams or groups
  • Fluent speaking, reading, and writing English
  • Knowledge and experience preparing journal entries and reviewing financial statements is a benefit
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a general ledger accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for general ledger accountant
  • Maintains, reconciles and processes multi-currency transactions via intercompany accounting and month-end processes
  • You will be involved in the analysis of the financial results to ensure correctness and relevant provisions are booked
  • You will provide ongoing support and maintain the financial infrastructure to ensure smooth business operations
  • Review and/or approve general ledger account reconciliations
  • Manage month-end reconciliation process between Oracle sub-ledger and parent company general ledger
  • Analyze and determine monthly accruals
  • Manage and review all high risk suspense accounts as required by parent company
  • Adhere to parent company requirements regarding aging of outstanding items and all other requirements included in policies and procedures
  • Prepare and load budgets and forecasts
  • You will prepare and analyze of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports of the company
Qualifications for general ledger accountant
  • Computer skills (MS Office experience necessary, SAP experience)
  • Self-motivated, dependable person who is dedicated and has a strong work ethic
  • Working knowledge of local accounting regulations and compliance
  • Prepare various internal and external wires associated with new property acquisitions, escrow deposits, loan deposits
  • General Accounting background - understanding the principles
  • Take initiative, use sound judgment, reasoning and experience to solve problems

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