Vietnam: General Accountant

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CREATE A WORLD OF SMART SHOPPERS

ShopBack is a digital loyalty and discovery platform, with a clear mission to create a world of Smarter Shoppers. ShopBack has big ambitions and is currently growing strong in 7 countries - Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia and soon, Vietnam. We are a passionate team that wants to drive innovation and build a product that we love and are all proud of!

ShopBack's eCommerce loyalty & discovery platform currently powers Amazon, Lazada, Shopee, ZALORA and more than 1,500 eCommerce brands. We now provide cashback to over 7 million users and are focused on growing and dominating the landscape.

We have global ambitions and are up against international incumbents in a rapidly emerging field! We are expanding our existing team and are looking for passionate talent across APAC to be part of this exciting journey. If you are inspired to take up new challenges and leave a mark on the eCommerce landscape, then come and be part of our growing ShopBack team in Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh)!

To know more about our team and culture: Click here

Responsibilities:
 
Duties and responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following: 

Accounts Payables: 

  • Review and verify employee claims, vendor invoices against stated Group policies and local tax requirements
  • Accurately execute payments from our bank portals
  • Recording of expenses and payments made into the accounting system
  • Preparation of monthly schedules relating to AP
  • Maintenance of documentation in line with local regulations
  • Work with regional finance team to improve processes for the Company

Accounts Receivables: 

  • Work with regional merchant operations team to validate merchant orders and raise tax invoices
  • Monitor outstanding receivables based on Group credit terms and proactively reduce accounts receivable days
  • Prepare AR reconciliation schedules for month-end closing/ audit 
  • Liaise with external advisors on the implementation of the new E-invoicing system for Vietnam 

General ledger: 

  • Set up and maintain a VAS compliant accounting system 
  • Perform accurate and timely month-end and year-end closing for full set of accounts of the Company
  • Maintain / bridge 2 sets of books in VAS and IFRS
  • Liaise with regional finance to support group reporting / audit requirements
  • Liaise with local auditors to ensure the timely completion of local statutory audits

Tax and corporate: 

  • Liaise with external tax agents to ensure accurate and timely reporting for monthly VAT, WHT, annual income tax returns
  • Liaise with external tax agents and tax authority to discuss any potential tax matters that may affect the Company
  • Liaise with external parties to ensure all locally required statutory filings are completed on a timely basis
  • Maintain and registers and corporate records as required
  • Liaise with regional finance to maintain sufficient funding for the Company

 Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Accounting or Auditing or relevant fields 
  • At least 5 years of experience in accounting 
  • Deep knowledge, practical experience and solid understanding of Vietnamese Accounting Standards (VAS), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Vietnamese tax regulations 
  • Fluent in English communication (speaking, listening, writing) 
  • High attention to detail 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well under pressure 
  • Able to work efficiently and multi-task with minimum supervision 
  • Experience handling full-set accounts will be a plus 
  • Experience in E-commerce industry / handling large data-sets will be a plus 
  • Proficient in Excel or other accounting software 
  •  Occasional travel (10%) within the region may be required

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