Sr. Accountant


Key tasks :

  • Daily input of bank transactions in SUN
  • Liaising with Ops desks to check AR and AP and Inventories reports
  • Production of AR/AP aging reports
  • Review other ways to efficiently use SUN system, such as bank account input and reconciliation
  • Gradually get a strong overall understanding of TTS's Accounting functions and communicate with various departments to generate appropriate reporting requirements;
  • Being backup for on–line payment input when necessary;
  • Assist F&A head in TGS in various tasks as requested.
  • Assist business units to close their financial books for period–end (Month / Quarter / Year) and enable them to report financial results
  • Reconciliation of assigned accounts in General Ledger to their independent source.
  • Processing periodic / regular journals either based on standing instructions from client or as an adhoc request, after carrying out necessary checks per prescribed process
  • Assist in the exercise of financial control over books by performing such checks as may be prescribed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 5–8 years' accounting experience in a shared service or BPO environment
  • Ability to design and map accounting processes into AP/AR/GL
  • Proficient in MS office, including Visio for process mapping
  • High business acumen and learning propensity
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Good command of English
  • Knowledgeable about IFRS & PRC GAAP; ACCA certification preferred
  • Commodity trading experience a plus

Desirable experience in:

  • ERP
  • Knowledge of hedging (currency and metals)

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for financial accounting and reporting that has a material impact on key components of financial statements
  • Responsible for the preparation, coordination and review of financial accounting analyses and journal entries to properly recognize actual results for material components of the client's operations
  • May be required to prepare a wide range of financial reporting applicable to scope of the assigned responsibilities
  • Ability to recognize unusual transactions, trends, or variations and communicate findings to supervisor or manager
  • Ability to manage/monitor accounting close responsibilities
  • Initiates and facilitates the sharing of process knowledge and best practices within the team and across the engagement, and is capable of impacting and influencing others.
  • Develops and maintains documentation on projects and team assignments
  • Identifies, recommends and implements process improvements in procedures of team assignments
  • Proactively adapts to a changing business environment and revises accounting processes and procedures accordingly
  • Maintains an awareness of overall Trafigura business, operational activities, and processes in areas pertaining to scope of responsibilities
  • Ensures that assigned monthly, quarterly, and year–end reporting targets are met
  • May be called to participate in the development and installation of system enhancements when required
  • Requires good knowledge of multiple systems and data flows
  • Proactively chooses to learn and utilize new skills
  • Communicates relevant information on a timely basis. Clearly expresses ideas and concepts both orally and in writing, recognizing the audience and communicating appropriately
  • Knowledgeable and responsive to the business needs and wants and managing other business users expectations when necessary
  • Highly self–motivated to work independently, within delegated authority, with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrates the ability to work as part of a team, and a clear understanding of how assigned responsibilities impact other processes and the work of other peopl

Key Relationships

  • Group finance and accounting departments
  • Operations teams