ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST

Administrative

Senior

San Juan, Manila

Full Time

The Accounting Specialist will analyze information, maintain complete and accurate records, assist with routine accounting duties, and provide prompt, courteous responses to inquiries or complaints from clients, vendors, and lenders. You should also be a skilled researcher and possess strong communication and computer skills. To succeed as an Accounting Specialist, you should be committed to providing efficient, reliable support to accounting department members, other departments, and external parties. You should be trustworthy, thorough, and courteous with excellent time management skills.


Responsibilities:


A. Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Analyze the firm’s financial and accounting transactions and ensure that they are in compliance with the company's rules and regulations.

  • Responsible for generating the financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis and are actively involved in the designing of the annual budget

  • Work closely with the Managing Director to analyze and resolve the financial issues such as Sales and Collections, Disbursements and Liquidations, Cash Management and Monitoring

  • Communicate with vendors and review their statement of accounts to ensure charges are accurate and that payments are received in a timely manner.

  • Communicate with clients to discuss account statuses, charges, or discrepancies.

  • Participate in ongoing education opportunities to learn about industry trends and developments, current financial legislation, and company policies and procedures.


B. Finance Policy and BIR Compliance

  • Prepare monthly, and annual financial statements including generating financial reports, developing budgets, preparing taxes, and assisting with audits and resolving discrepancies of the accounts payable and accounts receivables.

  • Maintain accurate and complete records, including ledgers, journals, invoices, receipts, and information related to supplies and inventory.

  • Coordinate with the external accounting consultant regarding the preparation of tax returns, bookkeeping of financial transactions for cash disbursements, cash receipts, general journal entries, payroll transactions and fixed asset transactions to ensure compliance with BIR and SEC mandates


C. HR and Admin Duties

  • Prepare payroll and government statutory computation with proper filing to government offices such as SSS, Philhealth and Pag-Ibig

  • Monitor staff attendance and prepare bi-monthly timekeeping

  • Perform general office support and administrative tasks such as filing, pick up of collections, operational support

  • Responsible for reminding all staff regarding company policies and procedures

Requirements:


  • 3 - 5 years of accounting experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

  • Understanding of accounting principles and current financial legislation.

  • Exceptional time management, communication, and problem solving skills.

  • Strong math and research skills.

  • Basic computer skills with knowledge of bookkeeping software.

  • Organized and detail-oriented.

  • Ability to accurately and efficiently analyze data.

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

Please send your cover letter and CV to careers@plazaandpartners.com with “Accounting Specialist Application” in the subject header.