General Accountant

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Muntinlupa City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH, 1781

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

The General Accountant is responsible for providing support that allows for accurate financial reporting and month-end close with generally accepted accounting principles and in compliance with financial policies.
 

Responsibilities

  • Performs pre-month end close activities as follows: accruals of unposted invoices as of month end, intercompany reconciliations and posting of necessary adjustments, bank account reconciliations, cash in transit (pass through accounts) reconciliations, and process other entries/adjustments necessary to execute month end close activities.
  • Performs post-month-end close activities as follows: first-level review of material/critical accounts reconciled by blackline preparer as required in blackline, GR/IR reconciliations including adjustments and clearing, journal entry postings and preparation of calculations to support bookings, and clearing of GL account balances to ensure that only “open items” are retained in the ledger.
  • Participates in all regular post-month-end close reviews to revisit process, discuss issues and propose solutions.
  • Performs compliance with the revenue testing by ensuring that all supporting documents are provided and communicated to the auditors or compliance team.
  • Responsible for the preparation and analysis of intercompany out-of-balance reports
  • Ensure compliance with all finance policies and internal controls
  • Responsible for the recording, accounting, reporting and timely capitalization of capital projects
  • Responsible for completeness and accuracy of fixed assets sub-ledger and month-end closing activities such as account reconciliations, journal entries, and adjustments
  • Perform other ad-hoc financial analyses and administrative activities that may be assigned by the General Accounting Supervisor and General Accounting Manager from time to time.

Required Experience

  •  At least 2-3 years of progressive financial experience in public accounting or Audit firm
  • Experience in a shared service or BPO environment is preferred
  • Highly proficient in MS Office applications and SAP systems
  • Detail oriented and demonstrates ability to consistently meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Results-oriented; proactive and independent
  • Strong interpersonal skills -ability to communicate to all levels in the organization and across functions
  • Strong analytical and business problem solving skills

Preferred Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Certified Public Accountant (preferred)

Benefits

  • Guaranteed 14th month Pay
  • Above-market Retirement Plan Design
  • LinkedIn Learning Access
  • Established Performance Incentive Program
  • HMO coverage for employees on day 1 (with pandemic coverage)
  • Free HMO coverage for up to 3 qualified dependents
  • Educational Assistance

 

Dignified Workplace Commitment: Grace is committed to providing a dignified and inclusive work environment for all employees and welcomes and encourages diversity. This means that all employees are entitled to be treated in a respectful, professional, and inclusive manner, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or any other aspect of their identity.