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Job Summary

Senior Accountant

  • Minimum Qualification: Unspecified
  • Experience Level: Mid level

Job Description


Job Responsibilities

  • Perform accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to book, reconcile and report in-force premium, direct written premium and loss fund balance, retro accrual, cash, cash applied to A/R, bad debt allowance and non-admitted A/R on a monthly basis as well as for any GAAP vs. STAT differences.

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.

  • Back-up month-end duties assigned to other Senior Accountants.

  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.

  • Assists in preparation of monthly management report and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives, including “Budget vs. Actual” variance reports. Assist in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances.

  • Assist with completion of the quarterly and annual regulatory filings; preparation of assigned Quarterly and Annual Statutory Statement pages/schedules.

  • Assist with annual external audit. Complete requested materials. Assist in preparing assigned schedules for the annual and interim audit.

  • Assist with testing and receive final approval for system reports required for management, financial reporting and general ledger reconciliations.

  • Coordinate and resolve various issues with bank such as cleared check differences, bank fee anomalies, targeted balance calculations and enhancements to online services.

  • Monitor positive pay exceptions.

  • Bank liaison.

  • Conform with and abide by all regulatory guidance and internal policies & procedures.

  • Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Maintain project log for Senior Accountant position.

  • Contribute to department and organization special projects as assigned.

  • Special ad-hoc projects as requested by senior management upon request


  • Age not more than (45)

  • Qualification level of a degree holder in relevant positions- B. Com/CPA/LCCI III/ ACCA

  • Minimum (5) years of Accounting and Taxation or Auditing Experience

  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as well as Myanmar Accounting Standard (MAS). Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles.

  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.

  • Excellent command of English (4 skills) – (Relevant Certificate Required)

  • Intermediate to advanced experience or proficient in MS Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), E-mail, Internet and Myanmar and English Typing

  • Knowledge or experience of Senior Accountant position is a must

  • Familiar with government taxation laws and regulations, local taxation policies, etc. is an added advantage

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages for both general ledger and statutory accounting. Understanding of Odoo’s accounting functions are preferable.

  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.

  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.

  • The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his / her work product. The individual will work closely with all major functional leaders of the Company.

  • Able to work under pressures and challenging situations

  • Able to work overtimes if required

Personal Attributes

  • Meticulous, analytical and organized

  • Integrity and able to keep company confidentiality

  • Initiative and self-motivated

  • Detail-oriented

  • Risk management skills

  • Report writing skills

  • Good Communication Skills

  • Pleasant Personality

Other Information

  • Salary: USD (600) (Equivalent Kyats) or DEPENDENT ON APPLICANT'S QUALIFICATIONS

  • Job Type: Full Time, Part Time

  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term Contract

  • Benefits: Variable Bonuses (Performance, Allowances and etc.)

  • Location: Central Tower (Kyauktada Township, Yangon)

  • Working hours: 9am to 5.30pm, Monday through Saturday except for Saturday which is 9am to 3.30pm,

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MMK 400,000 - 600,000