Assistant Accounting Manager - GL

  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Full-time
  • Company Location: Bangkok

Company Description

Minor International (MINT) is a global company focused on three core businesses: restaurants, hospitality and lifestyle brands distribution. MINT is one of Asia’s largest restaurant companies with over 2,000 outlets operating system-wide in 19 countries under The Pizza Company, Swensen’s, Sizzler, Dairy Queen, Burger King, Thai Express, The Coffee Club, BreadTalk (Thailand) and Riverside brands. MINT is also a hotel owner, operator and investor with a portfolio of 155 hotels and serviced suites under the Anantara, AVANI, Oaks, Tivoli, Elewana Collection, JW Marriott, Four Seasons, St. Regis, Radisson Blu and Minor International brands in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and South America. MINT is one of Thailand’s largest distributors of lifestyle brands focusing primarily on fashion, home and kitchenware and contract manufacturing. Its brands include Gap, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Esprit, Bossini, Etam, Charles & Keith, Pedro, Radley, Anello, Zwilling J.A. Henckels, Joseph Joseph and ETL Learning. Bemynt is MINT’s e-commerce platform offering premium fashion and lifestyle products. For more information, please visit www.minorinternational.com.

Job Description

Job Purpose

Assistant GL Manager is responsible for supervising team to conduct bank reconciliation, performing and supervising team to close month-end accounts, break details for Balance Sheet, cooperating with BU and external auditors, preparing other tasks as assigned, and team management

 

Main Responsibilities

 

Bank Reconciliation

      Supervise team to

·         Match AP and AR transactions with bank statements

·         Escalate all outstanding transactions to and resolve issues with

 GSSC Accounting AR team for deposits

  GSSC Accounting AP team for payments

·         Transfer to GL and make adjustments as necessary (e.g. bank charges, petty cash, returned salary)

 

Month-End Closing

Prepaid and accrued expenses

      Supervise team to

·         Record all pre-paid and accrued expenses into GL

·         Allocate expenses by BU and post to GL

·         Check variance by comparing Trial Balance for current month with previous month

·         Resolve issues as necessary

 

Close P&L and Balance Sheet

     Supervise team to

·         Obtain information from all  MGS Accounting teams (e.g. Inventory, Fixed Asset, AP, AR, etc.) and BU (e.g. Sales team)

·         Input statistical data (e.g. Number of shops opened/closed, staff movement etc.)

·         Input recurring expenses and standard journals (e.g.  audit fee, tax and license fee) into the system

·         Generate final P&L and Balance Sheet

·         Prepare document support for financial highlights (e.g. AR aging report)

 

Balance Sheet Break Details

      Supervise team to

·         Review results of reconciliation with other modules to match with Trial Balance

·         Reconcile bank statements with all other accrued expenses not in AP (e.g. audit fee, KPIs and bonuses)

·         Feedback to originator if any issues identified

·         Check for any mistakes and make adjustments as necessary

 

 Team Management

·         Review team’s performance on a frequent basis

  Analyse areas for improvements based on frequent reviews

  Develop and monitor implementation of improvement initiatives

·         Support team and perform tasks individually when needed

·         Encourage team to involve in innovation projects, if any

·         Ensure high levels of team motivation, morale and teamwork

·         Build organisation

  Provide development opportunities to staff to build capabilities

  Coach direct reports and key talents to deliver on individual performance

 

Other Tasks

 Sweep loans

      Supervise team to

·         Receive text file from Finance team

·         Upload to system (currently Oracle)

 

Maintain charts of accounts

      Supervise team to

·         Create and maintain company codes, BU codes, sub-account codes and Intercompany codes

·         Contact requestors and resolve issues with creation/maintenance/deletion of charts of accounts

 

Ad-hoc works as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

Education:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

Experience:

·         At least 5 years of experience in Accounting or Audit

·         Proficiency in English Communication in both written and verbal

·         Effective Communication