Job Description

Objective

Responsible for month end closing process for accounting (according to Westlake’s closing timetables and requirements)

Essential Functions

  • Ascertains compliance with Westlake Policies & Procedures and ensure accuracy of General Ledgers
  • Preparation of journal entries
  • Ensure that accruals are properly recorded and analyzed
  • Preparation and review of account reconciliations
  • Preparation of reporting schedules
  • Monthly cycles:
    • Manual intercompany invoicing
    • GRIR process
    • Intercompany reconciliation
    • Bonus accruals
    • FX revaluation
    • Lease accounting entries
  • Analysis of the various accounts and variances per legal entities, obtain explanations on deviations and prepare a summarized reporting on a monthly basis
  • Participating in project groups in order to implement (new) accounting policies & processes.
  • Prepare and coordinate documentation for internal/external auditors
  • Statutory Accounting. Prepare documentation including trend analysis
  • Close interface with Regional Controllers

Qualifications

  • B. Com, MBA Finance, BBA Finance
  • Very good accounting knowledge.
  • SAP (G/L module) experience is must.
  • 1-3 years experience mainly in accounting (ideally in cash or GL accounting);
  • Chemical industry background a plus    
  • Good interpersonal/problem solving skills
  • Able to handle multi-tasks simultaneously
  • Multi-Language, a plus, English required
  • Closing/Consolidation
  • Financial And Accounting Skills
  • General Financial Systems Knowledge
  • Reconciliations

Application Instructions

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