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General Accountant

Date: Jul 18, 2022

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. 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 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 to all finance policies and internal controls.
  • Perform other ad-hoc financial analysis and administrative activities that may be assigned by the General Accounting Supervisor and General Accounting Manager from time to time. 

Required Qualifications

  • 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 the 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 Qualifications

  • 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.