General Accounting Professionals

Location
Kingston and St. Andrew
Posted
05 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Oct 2018
Job role
Accountant
General Accounting Professionals Team Lead Senior Officer Officer OVERVIEW: KPMG in Jamaica seeks to identify  General Accounting Professionals  to support the Finance and Accounting (F&A) General Accounting process area; performing tasks related to maintaining the general ledger, reconciliations, preparing and processing journal entries, and maintaining information within various accounting systems.  Additional requirements include preparing and delivering reporting, analytics, and quality assurance. The position will be assigned to our rapidly growing KPMG Jamaica Expanded Support Services (JESS), which provides services to a major client in the United States. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for moderate to complex activities associated with maintaining general ledger accounts. Prepares special complex reports and analyses Reconcile moderate to complex balance sheet accounts on a daily and/or monthly basis Prepare  various types of reconciliations and analysis Research, follow up on and resolve reconciling items in a timely manner Prepare journal entries and post to the General Ledger Process fixed asset maintenance Maintain adequate support for posted General Ledger entries Analyzes and addresses issues by evaluating different alternatives within a wide variety of established procedures Prioritizes work assignments in order to meet deadlines KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and COMPETENCIES: Education/Experience Team Lead Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field from an accredited college or university required Minimum of five years of progressive accounting experience Ability to guide staff regarding processes and procedures Advanced knowledge of General Ledger and accounting for Balance Sheet Reconciliations and Analysis, Other Account Analysis and Fixed Assets Senior Officer Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field from an accredited college or university required Minimum of three years of progressive accounting experience Ability to guide staff regarding account processes and procedures Advanced knowledge of GL and accounting for Balance Sheet Reconciliations and Analysis, Other Account Analysis and Fixed Assets. Officer Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field from an accredited college or university required Minimum of two years progressive accounting experience Ability to take guidance from Team Lead and Senior Officer regarding account processes and procedures Technical Intermediate to advanced knowledge and use of office productivity tools (MS Office, etc.) Working knowledge of SAP General Ledger module preferred Exercises independent judgment in creating and selecting ways to complete work assignments Interpersonal Capable of being entrusted with “confidential” information Support an environment focused on customer satisfaction Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing as well as the ability to actively participate in phone calls and Skype meetings Ability to collaborate with other team members and Client's stakeholders Ability to be flexible with job duties and scope of work Customer Service Ability to establish a “customer service” culture Ability to analyze customer needs through soliciting, evaluating and acting upon customer feedback Ability to interact courteously with customers and ensure interactions are of a high quality of service. Interested persons should submit resumes to: Manager, K - JESS Recruitment KPMG 4 Duke Street, P.O. Box 76 Kingston Jamaica W.I. Follow us on Social Media We thank all interested applicants, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. © 2018 KPMG in Jamaica, a Jamaican partnership and a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity.  All rights reserved.  Printed in Jamaica.  KPMG and the KPMG logo are registered trademarks of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity.

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