GL Analyst Job Description

GL Analyst Job Description

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GL analyst provides the necessary evidence and background for various audit requirements to satisfy Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Segregation of Duties (SOD) controls.

GL Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

The Oracle Financial Applications Professional (AVP) is responsible for configuration, analysis and maintenance of BTMU’s Oracle Financials (EBS) R12 instance
Support the in-house trading plant, providing L1 and L2 support to the business and stakeholders
Obtain & document business requirements by interacting with GL Operations, GL Technology, other Finance Project
Use experience and systems implementation knowledge to help expand Prudentials use of General Ledger
Review and evaluate GL processes and related systems to determine adequacy of systems to meet current requirements
Support Oracle GL platform both from a daily operations and a project perspective, providing technical support of the environment, managing issues, implementing changes, liaising with Finance team on new requirements
Lead the requirements gathering, analysis, design, development, implementation, documentation and maintenance of GL system solutions & ensure business-wide standards
Follow PMM project rigor and process, applying Agile methodologies as appropriate
Benchmark new patches / upgrades – engage in bench-marking with both Power Water Technology (PWT) and EAS Organizations to drive the Technology road-map, confirm our MGP, and lead implementation
Coordinate and participate in SLD User Acceptance Tests of FI

GL Analyst Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for GL Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACCA, CIMA, CBAP, I/II, FSCM, CCP, CMA, CPA

Education for GL Analyst

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Employers hiring for the GL analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Accountancy, Business/Administration, Computer Science, Education, Information Systems, Technical

Skills for GL Analyst

Desired skills for GL analyst include:

SOX control and reporting standards/procedures
GAAP's
Oracle Financials
Similar enterprise systems
External audit procedures
SOX controls
SSAE16
Companies Acts
Regulatory Licences
Sarbanes Oxley an advantage

Desired experience for GL analyst includes:

At least 3 years financial/statutory accounting experience in MNC environment
Qualified CPA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA would be preferable
Strong team player, willingness to learn and a strong sense of responsibility
Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or Information Technology preferred
Minimum of 5 years experience in Finance, Accounting or Technology/Systems
Solid knowledge of Oracle General Ledger, including the Global Consolidation System and Multi-Currency Functionality

GL Analyst Examples

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GL Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of GL analyst. 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 GL analyst
  • Work with Controller to develop and manage accounting policies, processes and procedures
  • Identify and/create process improvements
  • As part of the conversion process, tests customized software against customer specific needs, shares with customer reports and application specific data that reflects how conversion data will be processed
  • Coordinates and conducts readiness review
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  • Troubleshooting and Analyzing of Data and Application Issues within the HCM System, in particular HR-GL functionality (10%)
  • Analyze and prepare journal entries to defer revenue and/or release previously deferred revenue
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  • Shipment Report audit
  • Analyze and book journal entry corrections for misclassified revenue-related entries booked directly through Oracle sub ledgers
Qualifications for GL analyst
  • Minimum of 2 full lifecycle Oracle GL implementations
  • Financial analysis experience required
  • Experience in equity and debt capital markets
  • Graduate of Bachelors of Science in Accountancy
  • 2-3 yrs of experience, 2 year of relevant accounting/book keeping experience( internship, training while graduation should not be treated as experience, only experience post graduation should be considered to arrive years of experience)
  • Preferably knowledgeable in ERP system
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GL Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a GL analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for GL analyst
  • Analyze, adjust, and book journals for distributor MDF/ BDF accruals, and early payment discount accruals
  • Analyze and classify all return and credit activity by creating monthly RFC report
  • Prepare account reconciliations for revenue accounts
  • RevPro to GL account reconciliations, including journal entry to re-class 46199 & 57999
  • Analyze and book journal entry for RFC backlog
  • Operationalize and manage the accounting for landlord and any sub-tenant transactions including rent, CAM, utilities, profit-sharing, TI reimbursements
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  • Reconcile cost activities to support capitalization during construction period when a construction project is completed
  • Assist in day to day accounting functions and processes reporting of financial information
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management reports
Qualifications for GL analyst
  • At least 1 year experience in General Ledger experience in a F&A BPO
  • Knowledge of an ERP and accounting flows subledgers to GL, Oracle e-Business Suite ERP would be an asset
  • 2+ years experience as Financial Analyst or Accountant in Global environment
  • Proficient knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, Excel advanced is a must
  • Bachelor of commerce with major in accounting or ACCA/CPA or equivalent-would be an asset
  • Self-motivated, independent and ability to execute with minimum supervision
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GL Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of GL analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for GL analyst
  • Facilitate the definition of business requirements for various efforts
  • Develop acceptance criteria in conjunction with business partners, working with them to define the stories resulting in a clearer, more detailed and more complete understanding of project deliverables
  • Help orchestrate backlog refinement, creating epics and user stories (technical, functional and reporting)
  • Guide the development teams to break down large and complex user stories into simplified versions for execution
  • Assist design, documentation and maintenance of system processes
  • Follow/track and report on defects, identify and/or remove impediments
  • Prepare and maintain GL for a commercial property entity
  • Design, prepare and maintain excel spreadsheets as needed
  • Assist with other related duties as AFM may deem necessary
  • Support processes and systems / system implementation
Qualifications for GL analyst
  • Understands change requirements in the context of the business and existing solutions
  • Knowledge or risk analytics and capital markets preferred
  • An individual ‘doer’ enabler for the wider team
  • 5+ years of business analysis experience in financial accounting and operations
  • Business Commerce degree, CPA accredited
  • Some experience in Oracle, Oracle cloud solutions
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GL Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a GL analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for GL analyst
  • Support external auditor team during preparation of local FS and cover all their question/inquiries/samples and review draft FS
  • Prepare the legal books records (manual books)
  • Provide assistance and direction to other stakeholders in term of accounting treatment either for USGAAP reporting or local reporting (Banking, AR and other accruals)
  • Support internal auditors through supplying them with all the required data, reports and documents
  • Involve in preparation of month review analysis for BS (Balance Sheet) items
  • Prepare all Cash & Banking transactions/ entries includes the back statements upload (manual and automatic)
  • Prepare the monthly bank reconciliation along with the respective justifications and follow up with Treasury for all pending items and follow up on communication with banks for pending inquires
  • Post the manual sales invoices for scrap sales (FI Invoices)
  • Book all customer checks and Bank transfer
  • Follow up and review the monthly AR Aging Report along with the proper justification
Qualifications for GL analyst
  • Experience working in Financial Accounting and in particular, experience with consolidated and legal entity reporting would be preferred
  • Experience providing responsive business assistance while adhering to guidelines for quality enterprise-level software development and support
  • Excellent communication and team skills with the ability to speak to developers business users with gravitas
  • Solid IT skills including knowledge of an ERP system
  • Conduct variance analyses
  • Prepare and review Financial Statement for Regions/Locations within Latin AmericaGroup-FinancialServiceCenter scope according to US-GAAPS, with active participation in Month-End activities in order to comply with Headquarters requirements
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GL Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of GL analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for GL analyst
  • Prepare Black line reconciliation for all banks and AR GLs
  • Provide the required assistance to chief accountant and financial controller for the Adhoc requests on the local/ regional level
  • Act as a SME (subject matter expert) for initiatives (large project, small and medium or BAU change) that impact the SAP Finance and Procurement Platforms
  • Prepare and process standard, ad-hoc and adjusting journal entries
  • Process bank transactions and prepare bank reconciliations statements
  • Prepare and process intercompany billings (non trade invoices) and settlements / allocations
  • Confirm and reconcile intercompany and loan balances
  • Process CIP accounting, asset additions, transfers, write-offs and depreciation runs
  • Prepare and submit VAT and tax reporting packs
  • Capture IFRS GL and secondary ledger (local GAAP), process local GAAP adjustments and prepare GL reconciliations
Qualifications for GL analyst
  • Prepare Financial information and analysis for Controllers following Service Level Agreement
  • Maintain a strong Internal Controls environment according to SOX requirements
  • Working knowledge of information systems, particularly ERP such as JD Edwards
  • Candidate to possess a higher qualification or equivalent professional qualification in Accounting
  • Equivalent work experience working in a General Ledger environment in either of disciplines stated as above
  • Experience working with internal & external stakeholders across APAC countries is an added advantage

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