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Assistant Accountant

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Job ID PAK00022 Date posted 07/24/2020 Location :  Pakistan
Position Purpose & Summary

Responsible for timely and accurate processing of payments in line with Cargill’s policy and commercial agreements. Due to multitasking roles, this role will also be responsible for maintaining the Petty cash, submission of initial import data using Customs portal to register the imports with Bank, assisting in the preparation of the statutory financial statements for Cargill entities in Pakistan, providing support in monthly/quarterly/Annual reporting, assisting in office admin/procurement and liaison with clearing agent for document flow.

Principal Accountabilities

Payment Processing 55%
• Gather, arrange payment invoices and prepare payment along with manual cheques.
• Verify supplier / vendor status from Tax portal for deduction of applicable withholding income and sales tax from payments.
• Complete the PO process including three way match to ensure compliance with internal control.
• Posting of entries in JDE.
• Perform manual function for AP entries against which Speed Release [SR] had been performed.
• Handling petty cash for office and terminal related miscellaneous office expenses.
• Posting of employees travel reports.

Reporting: 25%
• Prepare and post month end JV's includes, depreciation, insurance accrual, PF/GF, terminal accrual, brokerage accrual, prepaid adjustments.
• Extraction of PNL, Balance sheet and trial balance from JDE. Generation of FASTR reports used for management decision making.
• Maintain and report monthly deductions related to staff loans / advances & other deductions for adjustments with salaries.

Duties and Customs Levies: 10%
• Prepare and post custom duty, in-bonding charges (for imported stock) working for comparison with clearing agent estimate.
• Requisitions of EIF in Custom system (WEBOC) to report upcoming cargo which is used as reference ID for Bank contract and GD.
• Prepare indemnities, undertakings for vessel arrival and customs requirements (including engaged with clearing agent for completion of documentation)

Admin: 10% 
• To arrange the all office supplies, printing & stationary & office repair & maintenance as per requirement
• Maintain and update employee’s medical claim records to ensure claims are with in approved limits.

Required Qualifications

• Graduate Accountant - bachelor’s in accounting.
• 3 years AP/AR experience
• Intermediate excel spreadsheet abilities.
• High-level attention to detail
• Meet set task timelines

Preferred Qualifications

• Finance system literate JDE
• Ability to handle multi-currency ledgers.

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