Assistant Accounting Manager
This position performs all accounting functions for Company and/or its Group Companies.
This includes quarterly closing procedures, preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual
financial statements and reports, preparation of government reports, monitoring of
business process operations and assistance in audits of reporting packages and
consolidated financial statements. This also includes responsibility for analyzing certain
accounts of P/L and B/S of Company and/or its Group Companies. This also includes
providing support and advice relating to accounting to business departments and Group
Companies. This position is also required to train new accounting personnel.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
? Plans, performs, and completes quarterly closing procedures, including posting
manual entries, preparing various reconciliations and analyzing the accounts to
identify any unusual fluctuations and detect misstatements. Obtains necessary
supporting data to prepare the entries and maintains appropriate documentation.
? Prepares and reviews assigned areas of the stand-alone or consolidated financial
statements of Company and/or its Group Companies on a quarterly basis, including
annual financial reports.
? Prepares and reviews required reports for management of Company and Company
and responds to their inquiries in a timely manner.
? Provides required information and necessary coordination to the external auditors in
conjunction with their audits of the reporting packages, financial statements, and
? Performs monitoring of business departments’ compliance to the accounting
policies and the internal control procedures.
? Provides solutions to other departments and Group Companies when they have
questions or problems in implementing company accounting policies and
? Obtains information and performs research on accounting and reporting issues.
Assists his/her managers in determination of proper accounting treatment and
procedures. Prepares documentation and communicates with appropriate parties.
? Prepares and reviews various government census reports.
? Supervises other staff in Accounting Department and may assist his/her managers
in completing performance evaluation of team members.
? Participates in projects as assigned by managers.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
? Good understanding of IFRS, accounting principles, and internal controls.
? Knowledge in trading business and investment transaction is a plus.
Technical / Communication Skills:
? Excellent mathematical and analytical skills.
? Must have speed and accuracy in meeting closings and deadlines.
? Intermediate Word and Excel (including knowledge of basic formulas; pivot
tables, vlookup at least).
? Ability to communicate with and advise colleagues in business departments and
Group Companies on transactions (i.e., identifying discrepancies).
? Position requires use of several purchased and internally developed software
packages; knowledge of SAP is a plus.
? Minimum four (4) years experience with a Big 4 or second tier public accounting
firm or minimum five (5) years experience with a mid-size firm.
? Bachelors Degree in Accounting.
? CPA preferred but not required.
? Should possess the ability to adapt to a cross-cultural environment.
? Prior management experience is a plus
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