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The Accountant performs a variety of financial accounting and reporting tasks requiring the use of professional concepts and skills, exercise of judgment, application of accounting theory and practice, analytical skills, and verbal and written communications. Specific deliverables associated with this position typically include:
  • Lead month-end and quarter-end closing and ensure activities and reporting requirements are completed per closing schedule and checklist.
  • Prepare journal entries, reconciliations, account analysis and month end reports.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet schedules including fixed assets register, AR aging, AP aging, inventory and WIP sub-ledgers and ensure schedules and sub-ledgers are reconciled to the GL
  • Review system sales orders and agreements with customers. Identify issues with revenue recognition implications and discuss with FRRC Finance to determine the appropriate treatment.
  • Review service contract revenue recognition report prior to posting and reconcile sub-ledger to GL.
  • Perform service GM Analysis.
  • Prepare GST returns for quarterly filing.
  • Accounts Receivables function - Follow up on payments from customers, prepare weekly AR Aging report.
  • Manage and review inventory and WIP aging.
  • Act as accounting department liaison to other departments in the company.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors, leading walkthroughs and resolving queries as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by SSD Controller.
The incumbent should possess/be the following:
  • A relevant Accounting degree such as Bachelor of Accountancy from recognized universities
  • 5-6 years of working experience in accounting with ERP systems preferably in a high tech environment, with minimum 3 years of BIG 4 audit experience
  • Adaptable to changes in the work environment and is not afraid to challenge the status quo
  • Familiar and conversant with internal control processes and corporate governance
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with an attention to detail
  • Capable of working under pressure and meeting strict reporting deadlines
  • Demonstrates team work and collaborative approach to work
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (oral, written, presentation)

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