Staff Accountant

Location: Philippines
Work Arrangement: Work from home
Work Hours:
2 PM – 11 PM Pacific Standard Time, follows Philippine holidays

The Role:

The Staff Accountant is a meticulous, deadline-line driven accounting professional that will ensure our records are accurate, complete and on-time. The role is directly reporting to the Assistant Controller.

Essential Functions:

  • Record billing, collection, and credit notes to the general ledger  
  • Generate new lease report, format the schedule and upload to the general ledger  
  • Using the bank statements, record bank transactions to the general ledger  
  • Update warehouse spreadsheet for the current month transaction  
  • Set up interim rent schedule  
  • Calculate allowance for bad debts  
  • Roll forward prepaid schedule, update for additions based on cash disbursement register, and calculate prepaid amortization and prepare journal entry  
  • Roll forward fixed asset schedule, update for additions based on cash disbursement register, calculation depreciation and prepare journal entry  
  • Roll forward accrued payable schedule, update for additions based on subsequent cash disbursements and recurring invoices not yet received, and identify prior accrual already paid during the month and prepare reversing journal entry  
  • Roll forward IDC schedule and update for new leases and terminated leases and calculate unamortized IDC balance based on current commission paid and prepare journal entry  
  • Prepare deferred rent entry for the Irvine office building based on the deferred rent table prepared by PR  
  • Ensure that the ending balance per GL matched the ending balance per schedule  
  • Prepare bank reconciliation for all entities, ensure that the book balance agrees with the GL and the bank balance agrees with the bank statement at the end of the month  
  • Prepare property tax payable reconciliation  
  • Prepare investments reconciliation – information should match the counterparty financial statement information  
  • Prepare accounts payable reconciliation  
  • Prepare accounts receivable (GL 1250) reconciliation  
  • Reconcile bank interest expense GL against interest charges shown in the bank statements  
  • Update Fuyo-Mexico withholding tax schedule   
  • Ensure all journal entries have accurate and complete set of supporting documents  
  • Ensure all transactions are recorded with clear description based on PRC instructions  
  • Ensure that reconciliations follow the standard format required by PRC and that documentations are accurate, complete, clear sentences, easy to follow and is supported by back-up source documents as applicable.  
  • Perform other tasks assigned  

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting  
  • 3+ years progressive accounting experience 
  • Experience processing vendor invoices  
  • Audit experience from any of the big four (4) audit firms in the Philippines 
  • Need to be very organized and has strong sense of urgency – this role will handle several time sensitive tasks 
  • Should have knowledge and experience on accrual entries and other month-end close entries 
  • Has experience handling big data and formatting schedules using templates 
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills 
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel Experience (Conditional formatting, pivot tables, v-look up, macros a plus)  
  • Must have Accounting Software Experience (QuickBooks, Microsoft Dynamics, Great Plains a plus)  
  • Able to focus and execute on desktop procedures  
  • Experience in a multi-client environment  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Strong computer aptitude, which includes expertise with Microsoft 365 applications  
  • Analytical skills with particular attention to detail  
  • Aptitude in data management, analytics, reporting preparation  
  • Ability to function in an autonomous environment—independent worker, self-directed  

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