Accountant

Purpose of Position: The Staff Accountant will provide accounting and administrative support for IIE Consulting (Beijing) LTD activities.  He/she will ensure all financial transactions are in accordance with IIE Consulting (Beijing) LTD  and sponsor policies and procedures and China and US GAAP.  Areas of program responsibility include, but are not limited to: accounting, budgeting, financial analysis and reporting, payroll, and procurements.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  IIE Consulting (Beijing) LTD may add, change, or remove essential and other duties at any time.

 

Performs finance and accounting functions in accordance with China and US GAAP, IIE Consulting (Beijing) LTD financial policies and procedures, donor requirements, partner requirements, and all other applicable laws, rules and guidelines.  Includes budgeting, payroll, tax issues, variance and accounts analysis.

Preparation and maintenance of the general ledger/trial balance/financial statement in excel or financial software, as applicable.

Preparation of a variety of financial records and reports including those related to the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory control and valuation, and fixed assets.

Preparation of Monthly/Quarterly/Midyear reports and Annual Financial Statements; provides financial reports to donors and stakeholders.

Ensures that all documents and processes for Account Receivables/Payables are fulfilled and accurately recorded based on set schedules.  Includes invoicing, journals, reconciliations, reports, etc.

Supports the preparation and presentation of annual financial statements and other reports and documents for audits.

Maintains banking and cash-related activity for the office.

Prepare monthly payroll calculations from service provider; prepares journal entries and processes payroll. Prepares and files local tax and statutory reports.

Prepares monthly bank and balance sheet reconciliations and reviews petty cash reports.

Conducts budget preparation for the office and participates in the budget review and approval process with headquarters.

Prepares monthly and quarterly budget to actual reports

Manages monthly and quarterly cashflow projections to meet program and operational cash needs.

Performs basic office management tasks; supplies, dealing with vendors etc.

 

Education/Experience:  

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or like degree.   A professional accounting qualification, such as a CPA, preferred.

Between 2 to 5 years of hands on experience in accounting, including general ledger, cash management, financial planning, budgeting, and monitoring of grant compliance required.

Combination of commercial and not-for-profit financial administration experience highly preferred.

 

This is a locally-hired position.  A relocation package will not be provided.

 

To apply for this position, email your resume, cover letter and salary expectations to IIE.Recruitment.Beijing@iie.org

Please title your message “[YOUR LAST NAME] [YOUR FIRST NAME] Accountant.”

 

Applications received by January 24, 2020 will receive priority consideration. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email to arrange an interview. No phone calls please.

 

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