GL Accountant
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Job Overview

We are searching for an experienced and detail-oriented candidate to join us as GL Accountant.

As a General Ledger (GL) Accountant, you will be responsible for maintaining general ledger entries and reconciling financial statements. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the ledger data is accurate and precise.  

Ideally, you should be working in collaboration with the various departments for accounting data. In addition to this, you should possess excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities. Prior working experience as a GL Accountant will be mandatory for this position.

If you are interested in this job role and have a close eye for detail, then send in your job application. We will be happy to work with you.

Responsibilities

  • Preparing and managing general ledger entries.

  • Reconciling financial statements.

  • Filing income tax returns.

  • Ensuring precise data entry.

  • Entering financial data in deferrals, accruals, and reclassifications.

  • Supporting budgeting and forecasting activities.

  • Reviewing cash deposits and preparing cash receipt journal entries.

  • Interpreting and analyzing financial information.

  • Recording monthly and annual processes.

  • Posting journal entries in the accounting system.

  • Tracking fixed asset ledger.

  • Preparing balance sheet and profit and loss statement.

  • Collaborating with various departments such as Sales, Legal and other departments.

  • Reporting any fluctuations and variances.

  • Assisting the team with accounting issues and queries.

  • Working in compliance with government regulations.

  • Adhering to accounting standards and regulations.

  • Staying updated with the best practices in accounting.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a similar field.

  • 3+ years of experience working as a GL Accountant, or a similar role in the Accounting department.

  • A professional Certified Public Accountant (CPA) will be mandatory.

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and standards.

  • Outstanding knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Ability to solve complex accounting problems and errors.

  • Proficiency in accounting software such as Tally.ERP 9, QuickBooks, and others.

  • Strong knowledge of financial bookkeeping procedures.

  • A sharp eye for detail.

  • Phenomenal maths skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multi-task simultaneously.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools.

  • Illustrate the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Team player and ability to motivate the team members.

  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills.

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