PwC Middle East

Reconciliation Clerk

Location
Beirut
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
22 Sep 2022
Closes
22 Oct 2022
Ref
377440WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.

Job Description & Summary

The reconciliations clerk is responsible for reconciling key transactions across the general ledger and sub-ledgers together with other related clearing accounts.

Reporting to the Reconciliations Manager, the clerk is responsible for ensuring that this key control activity is administered on a routine and timely basis. The clerk will also report insights gained from the reconciliation activities, and will support in the identification of areas where controls and procedures may be improved, and in the development of solutions to improve the wider controls environment.

We would like to hear from individuals with experience of working in a finance function, with and understanding of double entry bookkeeping, and who are detail oriented with good data management and analysis skills.

Responsible for the completion of financial reconciliations to support the maintenance of accurate and complete financial records. Carrying out the following core activities:

Verification of GL balances and reconciliation of:

  • Control accounts to subledgers
  • Individual subledgers (supplier, employee, contractor) with supporting third party statements
  • Banks and (petty) cash balances, deposits and payments
  • Process and reconcile transactions and accounts of a complex nature
  • Maintain regular contact with internal and external business partners to facilitate efficient completion of reconciliation process
  • Ensure follow-up actions as and when necessary
  • Adhere to Firm standards, policy and procedures in reconciliation clerical activities, and deliver in line with required SLAs
  • Maintain appropriate files, reports, documentation and data to support reconciliation activity, findings and actions
  • Supporting month end closing activities and working with finance teams to ensure reconciliations are completed and reconciling items are actioned and cleared within required deadlines
  • Supporting in the identification of causes of reconciling items, working with relevant teams to improve operational and system performance and reduce long term incidence of reconciling items

Education

  • Professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA, CMA or equivalent) preferred but not required.

Language

  • Written and spoken English required, proficiency in Arabic preferred

Overall Experience

  • 1+ years of accounting experience role, experience of reconciliations preferred but not required

Specific Experience

  • Experience working in a Finance function required
  • Experience in the Professional Services industry an advantage

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good analytical and data analysis ability, proficiency with computer based tools .e.g. Excel, Alteryx, Power BI
  • Knowledge of general accounting practices
  • Knowledge of internal controls and segregation of duties within finance and accounts
  • Organization, thoroughness, eye for detail
  • Time management skills and proactivity
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Capability to work well in a team and under pressure
  • Strong work ethic

Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

No

Government Clearance Required?

No

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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