General Ledger Accountant

Job Summary

Reconcile general ledger accounts, revenue, and expense accounts.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • Review financial reports to identify and explain variances
  • Perform accounting analyses and reporting to support decision-making purposes
  • Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries for accruals and variances
  • Perform accounting analysis for account payables, account receivables, reconciliations, and foreign exchange
  • Assist in ensuring proper file management, easy treatability of vouchers to the general ledger as well as maintaining well-reconciled vendor statements and files
  • Manage intercompany reconciliation and schedules
  • Assist in ensuring all reconciling items are promptly treated to ensure all vendor balances and expenses are captured within the reporting period
  • Ensure the integrity of the general ledger postings
  • Maintain regular contact with other staff, departments, and remote offices on procurement and other financial matters, as well as obtain and convey information and/or correct transactions
  • Research, track, and resolve (or properly refer) accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Review and coordinate Year-end/ External Auditors general ledger schedule
  • Ensure compliance with all accounting standards, policies and procedures, legal/statutory, and company regulations
  • Other duties consistent with the role as assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies:

  • First degree in Finance/Accounting/Relevant Discipline
  • ICAN/ACCA required
  • 6-8 Years relevant experience
  • Basic bookkeeping procedures
  • Basic typing and data entry skills
  • Efficient use of accounting templates
  • Effective communication (written and oral)
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications.

Demands of the Job:

  • Attention to detail and accurate
  • Working knowledge of any accounting application/ERP
  • Well organized
  • Cooperative and willing to assist others
  • Able to deal with problems involving a few variables.

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