General Accounting Associate

  • NA
  • Makati City, Philippines Makati City Makati City PH
  • Permanent, Full time
  • MSCI Hong Kong Ltd
  • 14 Mar 18 2018-03-14

MSCI Accountants are involved in all internal accounting, taxation, corporate governance & compliance, cash management and reporting functions of the MSCI Business Unit.

Scope of Responsibility

The focus of this position will be on the following areas:

  •           Assist Legal Entity Controller on day to day finance operations
  •           Handle full sets of account
  •           Month end financial accounting and control procedures - including month end journal entries, accruals, transfer pricing, intercompany transactions and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  •           Dealing with Accounts Payable team on invoicing and payment related matters;
  •           Dealing with Accounts Receivable team on cash receipt matters
  •           Dealing with banks, external auditors, advisors and service providers           
  •           Assist in local payroll functions
  •           Preparation of local statutory reportorial and audit requirements        
  •           Investigating financial accounting issues, working with relevant department to resolve issues
  •           Focusing on the Japan, Australia and Korea regions.


Specific Knowledge/Skills

  • Advanced PC skills (advanced level in Microsoft Excel/Microsoft Access required)
  • Knowledge in SAP preferable
  • Fluent in English
  • Desired Experience 6 years plus experience in a major audit firm or multinational organization
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Well organized, thorough and detailed, with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures, follow through on issues and prioritize effectively
  • Highly motivated, able to work independently and with initiative
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment and meet tight deadlines


Desired Qualifications

  • Degree holder in Accounting or its equivalent
  • Major big 4 experiences
  • Certified Public Accountant is preferred