Under the responsibility of the General Accounting Manager:
The GL accountant is responsible of general ledger activities within one or several scope (with limited complexity) of accounting, including of his/her own planning of the daily/monthly/yearly activities, self-organization, performance of internal control activities and reporting activities. The GL activities can be related to payroll, assets management, closing tasks like accrual, financial results, tax and direct and indirect tax reporting (and support of the tax team when needed). He/She can be integrated in small projects within the scope of activity at design, tests and implementation level.
He/she is responsible for the daily operations, the coordination of registration of accounting entries and other supporting financial documents that act as basis for the monthly, quarterly and yearly closings of the general and analytical accounting ledgers.
He/she is responsible of the month end closing of the his/her scope of activity and the reconciliation and the follow-up of the evolution of the related GL accounts. He/She is able to prepare journal entries as needed, make corrections and adjustments to G/L to balance it in preparation for closings and communicate it to his/her superiors.
He/she is able to perform analysis to ensure completeness/accuracy during reconciliation and be able to explain key trends and movement.
He/she is responsible to prepare accurate and timely account reconciliation, including investigating and resolving reconciling items and performing balance sheet variance analysis.
He/she is able to ensure that procedures and work performed are documented as appropriate (i.e. collection of supporting information and documentation).
He/She is able to perform detailed analysis and indentify discrepancies and abnormalities and be able to make recommandations.
He/She is able, when participating to large size project, to help for project purposes, based on his/her practical knowledge, when requested by their superiors.
He/she is responsible, when participating to small size project, to define the needs, test the development, implement and monitor the solutions with support of his/her manager. He/She is able to assimilate and understand new and developing processes within G/L and identify how they can be continuously applied and improved. Working effectively with all team members is key.
He/she is responsible of implementing and maintaining processes and internal controls in the scope of activity.
He/she is able to collaborate with other finance and/or business teams to obtain and share adequate information.
Participation to trainings program as requested by the manager