Senior Bookkeeper

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Bookkeeper working dayshift in our Manila office. You must be WFH capable with strong internet connection as we are home based for the duration of the pandemic.

When you join Yempo, you’ll receive the following fantastic benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary – paid weekly!
  • HMO enrollment on commencement
  • Additional HMO dependents added each year of service
  • 20 vacation days per year; 7 sick days
  • Annual performance bonus and incentives
  • Annual salary reviews and increases
  • Free cooked rice, snacks and hot drinks
  • Company polo shirts provided
  • Fantastic bright and cheerful open-plan work environment
  • Prestigious clients and highly professional and friendly co-workers

Our Client

In this position, you will be assigned to our Australian based client. They are a Xero Advisor Certified Practice and they provide high quality financial management services to small. Medium and large organizations, supporting them to operate, report and plan effectively.

You will be responsible for implementing high-quality accounting practices and quality communication both within the team and with clients to meet deadlines and achieve high customer satisfaction.

Your Responsibilities

  • Accounts Payable
    • Process and/or review accounts payable for AFG clients
    • Continuously train team of bookkeepers to improve quality of work and reduce number of errors
    • Review batch payments for accuracy, upload payments to the bank
    • Advise clients when files are ready for authorization in the bank
    • Review general ledger and cost center coding of invoices to ensure accuracy
    • Follow up outstanding payables
  • Accounts Receivable
    • Review and update general ledger coding of invoices
    • Follow up outstanding receivables
  • Payroll
    • Process and/or review payroll accurately and on time for AFG clients
    • Advise clients when files are ready for authorisation in the bank
    • Review and lodge PAYG Payment summaries to the ATO
    • Review accuracy of salary sacrifice payments to third parties on behalf of staff and compliance with the client’s policy and legislative requirements
  • Bank Reconciliation and ReceiptBank
    • Review and/or perform bank reconciliation against bank-issued statements regularly
    • Follow up with the clients for outstanding supporting documents
    • Monitor ReceiptBank processing for AFG clients
    • Work with clients to ensure timely provision of information via ReceiptBank
  • Month End
    • Process outstanding journals
    • Process end of month adjustments
    • Reconcile all balance sheet and income accounts
    • Run all initial reports to budget and check for unexplained variances
    • Reconcile customers’ internal systems/databases
    • Prepare Xero Workpapers
    • Other ad hoc problem solving
    • Other duties as required
  • Monthly / Quarterly / Annual Tasks
    • Prepare review and lodge BAS/IAS and FBT returns by due date
    • Review and pay superannuation liabilities by the due date
    • Assist in preparation of client’s budget
    • Assist with preparation of draft Grant Funding Acquittals as required
    • Assist with year-end reconciliation and audit
    • Maintain and update Asset Register including depreciation and reconcile to general ledger
  • Support Bookkeepers
    • Prepare detailed procedures for all AFG clients
    • Learn and document client processes during onboarding
    • Train bookkeepers to work with AFG clients in error-free way
    • Provide regular feedback to bookkeepers on quality of work to ensure continuous improvement
  • Customer Service
    • Thoughtful and knowledgeable interactions with clients: handle, resolve or reassign enquiries
    • Attend to Freshdesk tickets, resolve or re-allocate to the right team member to address the issue
    • Work closely with the AFG Account Manager and Practice Manager to ensure positive relationships are maintained with clients
    • Train and support clients to submit information in a proper/timely way

Your Background

  • At least 3 years’ experience with hands-on bookkeeping/accounting, including BAS, FBT and other taxation reporting
  • Demonstrated experience with Xero accounting software
  • High-level numeracy and reconciliation skills, with demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy with figures
  • Intermediate Excel / Google Sheets skills
  • Xero certification is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative, prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Tertiary qualified in an accounting discipline
  • Proficiency with other accounting and reporting software
  • Experience in an accounting practice environment
  • Knowledge of the following programs is a plus:
    • Xero and Xero Workpapers
    • Google Suite
    • Freshdesk
    • Jetpack
    • ReceiptBank
    • Slack

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