General Ledger Accountant
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure timely and accurate booking of GL entries in SAP or other ERP, depending on the available IT infrastructure
Understand the rationale behind all GL postings, to ensure reasonableness.
Prepare bank reconciliation
Perform month-end activities as required for reporting (opening/closing of SAP modules, inter-company reconciliations, currency revaluations, uploads of SAP results into One Stream, etc.) within a tight timescale.
Prepare balance sheet and bank reconciliations, with supporting documentation according to the company’s standards and within the required time-scale.
Follow-up of disputed/long-outstanding items to ensure integrity of the balance sheet.
CAPEX accounting and reporting and assign tag numbers to fixed assets
Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations
Maintain up-to-date procedure documents in English
Support internal/external audit and Internal Control Office requests.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting from Trial Balance to P&L/Balance Sheet.
Professional accounting qualification is a plus
Working knowledge of SAP, US GAAP
Good Microsoft Office skills.
Fluency and ability to work in English
Ability to work in another foreign language like Spanish/German/Czech/Italian
Good communication and time-management skills.
Tenacious and detail-orientated working style, with a drive to resolve issues.
Track record of continuous process improvement.
Flexibility during month-end closing