Accounting Executive should act as a proactive business partner to all departments within EM to identify opportunities for enhancing accounting and taxation effectiveness within the EM and assist the TM / FC in achieving the agreed appropriate AT blueprint, more specifically;
Ensures data reconciliation and validation of gift tickets granted to shop assistants;
Prepares local statutory financial reporting of tax levied on gift tickets ensuring consistency through a robust reconciliation process;
Supports annual audit cycle and ensures that it is completed within set deadline. Ensures that all audit issues are resolved or communicated timely and clearly to TM / FC;
Monitor, advice and correct, if necessary, the activity of shared services company. Control SLA with Finance Service Centre to meet both, managerial and statutory reporting deadlines;
Advise the EM departments on all areas of accounting and taxation management;
Trial balance sense check (such as reconciliation of movements, nature and age of balances, etc.);
Update Mandatory Manual Statutory Accounting Registers;
Monthly Postings Register reconciliation with trial balance;
Review VAT journal and Correct potential wrong VAT coding;
Assist with the Execution of related End-market projects;
Implement a philosophy of continuous improvement regarding AT management best practice in the EM
Consistent with the AT strategy, facilitate the centralization of AT transactions with the BASSE;;
Ensure EM compliance to the AT manuals and contribute, with specific focus on the control environment;
Assist the TM / FC with project on an ad-hoc basis;
Under the supervision of the TM / FC and in line with the Group strategy on those matters, is responsible for applying the strategy, objectives and action plans at EM level regarding risk management and insurance management;
Provide statutory Financial Statements and / or Corporate Tax, VAT Tax Returns and other mandatory periodical reports to authorities;
Produce / verify monthly Key Balance Sheet Accounts Controls;
Complete ad-hoc requests that can support decision-making at EM level when necessary;
Monitor and adapt to legislative change.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
University degree or similar gained from experience;
Minimum of 3 years of experience in finance positions;
English (spoken and written), mother-tongue or equivalent standard;
In-depth knowledge of financial software packages (SAP) and the classic packages (Word, PowerPoint, Excel);
Excellent analytical skills;
Acknowledged and proven oral and written communication skills;
Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality;
Understanding of long-term issues in the business.
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