General Ledger Accountant

National Book Store

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Job Description

The General Ledger Accountant is responsible for the following:

1. Manage policies, procedures, and processes.

  • Develop, monitor, and review departmental policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Implement appropriate, existing, and effective accounting policies, procedures and processes which will be developed, maintained and continuously monitored in accordance with statutory requirements and accounting standards.

2. Capture all payments and/or receipts transactions.

  • Verify supporting documents for validity, accuracy, and completeness as well as capture the payments and/or receipts in SAP.
  • Verify all supporting documents of payments and/or receipts that are accurately classified.
  • Establish veracity of payment transactions (including transfers, payroll transactions, etc) that are correctly classified, and supported by appropriate source documentation.

3. Monitor and update database information.

  • Capture and maintain information (creditors, debtors, payroll, assets) in SAP.
  • Update the database information correctly and timely in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.

4. Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.

  • Prepare the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements as well as the supporting work papers.
    • These are prepared in accordance with relevant guidelines, frameworks, and government requirements.

5. Reconcile ledgers.

  • Perform accounts' reconciliations (including bank, clearing, and intercompany accounts).
  • Reconcile accounts in a complete, accurate, and timely basis in line with relevant requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Manage General Ledger (GL) and Subsidiary Ledger (SL) reconciliations.
  • Review reconciled accounts in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Identify long outstanding and unusual items and take appropriate actions.

6. Manage system interface exceptions.

7. Perform timely month-end and year-end accounts closure process.

8. Control source documents.

  • Ensure compliance with existing policies, procedures, and relevant statutory requirements.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Support the department through the collection, processing, recording, reconciliation, and reporting of financial data by verifying the validity, completeness, and accuracy of source documentation.
  • Maintain complete and proper records of revenues, expenditures, assets and liabilities that ensures the accuracy and integrity of financial information.

Minimum Qualifications

  • With a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy.
  • With at least 2- 5 years of work experience.
  • With the ability to work independently in a year.
  • With CPA license.
  • Strong analytical skills.

Perks and Benefits

  • Gratuity Fee
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Loans without Interest
  • Vacation and Sick Leaves
  • Insurance
  • Medical Benefit

Required Skills

  • Organizing and Planning
  • Auditing and Compliance
  • Analyzing Data
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Processing Information

Preferred Courses

  • Accountancy

Jobs Summary

Job level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job category
Accounting and Finance
Educational requirement
Graduated from college
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
3rd Floor Quad Alpha Centrum Bldg. 125 Pioneer st., Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines
Retail Industry
1 opening

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About National Book Store

Over sixty years of focused energy has brought National Book Store to where it is now: the pinnacle of the bookstore industry in the Philippines. More than that, the National Book Store family takes pride in its role as an institution that supports education and enhances lives by providing the best and widest selection of educational, professional, and social communication products. The values that took Mr. and Mrs. Ramos through adversity -- hard work, shrewd business skills and a strong sense of social responsibility -- remain the driving force for the whole Ramos family, their 2,500 employees in over 160 branches, and will keep National Book Store ahead in the next century. Our purpose is to serve not only the customers but also the employees with tools that enrich their minds and improve their skills to ensure their success. All our efforts are concentrated to serve this purpose. We provide the largest selection of products and services, reaching more customers through our growing branch network, and spreading the love of reading and learning through our advocacy and community campaigns. Our Core Values are: Virtue, Accountability, Leadership, Unity, Entrepreneurial spirit and Service Oriented. Having this MINDSET is key to our success.
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