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General Accountant

Date: Dec 30, 2021

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.

Major 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 the process, discuss issues and propose solutions.
  • Performs compliance to 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.
  • 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)