The Job and YOU:
Accountant I Senior Accountant
You will be part of the supervisory team within our Finance team reporting to the Assistant Finance Controller which provides an efficient and zero-defect finance operations support and internal financial controls within the spectrum of all of the group’s entities. Our Finance team provides timely, accurate, clear and complete financial information to support our operating venues and management in decision-making. We partner our operations and assist them with business and scenario planning.
In your role, you will reconcile balances and bank statements and be responsible to maintain general ledgers with detailed and comprehensive schedules. You will take full ownership over the accuracy of all transactions under your assigned duties, including transactions processed by the finance operations team. You will need to maintain filing and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices.
Handling the full sets of accounts with includes month-end and year-end closing to ensure the completion of scheduled corporate financial and management reports are one of the crucial standard tasks in your role. You will also prepare tax submission of annual corporate returns and quarterly GST returns and any IRAs tax queries.
As a business partner, you will highlight financial underperformance based on a monthly management report. You will generate monthly reports and/or presentations for senior management during monthly finance updates. You will perform financial projections for entities and drive the bi-annual budgeting process. You will have the ability to run cost variance reports based on actuals and expected spend and be able to communicate effectively with operations, management, government agencies, vendors and all other stakeholders.
In the aspect of reporting & Controls, you will review and approve payments prepared by the Finance operations team before disbursement. You will also enforce finance policies and internal controls measures. You must have the ability to detect fraud or policy abuse and highlight these circumstances to senior management. You will highlight financial underperformance based on monthly management reports, generate monthly reports and/or presentations for senior management of monthly finance performance. You will perform financial projections for entities and drive bi-annual budgeting process with your stakeholders.
Ideally, you should have between four to six years of relevant working experience, preferably in Food & Beverage or Hospitality; of which you would have been in a supervisory role.
You would have possessed relevant professional qualifications and/or certifications (eg. ACCA, CPA) in Accounting & Finance.
You are proficient and/or familiar with Xero accounting system, Microsoft Office applications, Gsuite applications with advance knowledge in Microsoft Excel/Google Spreadsheet.
You have a strong grasp of accounting protocol and is familiar with the standards in the industry and have integrity and confidentiality.
The Lo & Behold Group