General Ledger accountant (GL)

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23 Jan 2018

The General Ledger (GL) accountant is an integral part of the Financial Accounting Team responsible for delivering financial information that impacts Balance Sheets and P & L. This position plays a crucial part in the company's end-of-month process, resulting in complete and accurate financial statements. The General Ledger Accountant is responsible for the preparation, management and control of journal entries, balance sheets, reconciliations and other relevant accounting issues in accordance with local law, US GAAP standards and the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX). 

Within your role, some of your key responsibilities will be:

  • Regular month-end closing activities: cost and revenue accruals / deferrals, recoding, cost allocation, various adjustments 

  • General Ledger accounts reconciliations 

  • Recurring and ad hoc journal entries to keep accurate accounting records
  • Pre-Billing initiations 

  • Various reports distribution - eg P / L reports, Labor reports, Expense reports, CAPEX 

  • Purchase order review and Financial approving 

  • Invoice approval 

  • Clearing of transactions on BS accounts on a monthly basis 

  • Identifying and suggesting process improvement opportunities 

  • Compliance with internal policies and procedures (SOX, Segregation of duties, etc.) 

  • Supporting internal and external audits as requested 

  • Taking full ownership and responsibility for assigned tasks 

  • Cooperating with internal stakeholders, Industry Vertical and Business Partners 

  • Maintaining up to date process documentation 

Job Requirements:
  • Finance / Accounting / Economics or Business Administration degree is preferred 

  • Bookkeeping or accounting experience (GL, AP, AR or fixed assets) 

  • Good understanding of financial policies and procedures 

  • MS Office skills, specifically Excel 

  • Systems knowledge of SAP R3 FI / CO, BW, SRM, LN databases is desirable 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 

  • Good Customer Service skills and client-focus attitude 

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail 

  • Capable of operating in an environment where clear communication, accuracy, timeliness and compliance are key 

  • Self-starter with drive and enthusiasm for making process improvements 

Salary Benefits:
  • Extensive corporate benefits package
  • International working environment.
  • All relevant training and coaching for your continued professional growth
  • Accessible and support management
  • Free refreshments at the workplace
  • Social events and team building activities
  • State of the art office building in the center of Prague

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