Transaction Accountant I

Cavite, Philippines
Finance – Finance /
Permanent - Regular Full-time /
On-site
About Appen

Appen is a leader in AI enablement for critical tasks such as model improvement, supervision, and evaluation. To do this we leverage our global crowd of over one million skilled contractors, speaking over 180 languages and dialects, representing 130 countries. In addition, we utilize the industry's most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform to collect and label various types of data like images, text, speech, audio, and video.

Our data is crucial for building and continuously improving the world's most innovative artificial intelligence systems and Appen is already trusted by the world's largest technology companies. Now with the explosion of interest in generative AI, Appen is helping leaders in automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products.

At Appen, we are purpose driven. Our fundamental role in AI is to ensure all models are helpful, honest, and harmless, so we firmly believe in unlocking the power of AI to build a better world. We have a learn-it-all culture that values perspective, growth, and innovation. We are customer-obsessed, action-oriented, and celebrate winning together.

At Appen, we are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Detailed Job Responsibilities

    • Responsible for daily bank reconciliation and month-end processes.
    • Ensure completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of transactions.
    • Initiate process standardization activities ensuring continuous improvement and productivity.
    • Identify and optimize opportunities for improvements to tools and processes.
    • Work closely with country Accountants, and various members across Finance to perform reconciliation of open items.
    • Responsible for the approval of cash advances, reimbursements, and credit card expense reports in accordance with company policies.
    • Perform monthly balance sheet accounts reconciliation.
    • Prepare and process monthly journal entries.
    • Monitor cash advances liquidation and credit card expense report submission.
    • Assist with the local tax filing and annual compliance requirement with government agencies.
    • Assist in the preparation of income tax return for assigned legal entities.
    • Lead training of new hires for cash advances and expense report filing.
    • Engage in ad hoc activities such as audit, management reports and compliance.
    • Assist the Accounting Manager and the Accountant with ad hoc requests.
    • Support other activities critical in achieving organizational goals and objectives. 

Requirements

    • Proficient in MS Office applications particularly MS Excel
    • Familiarity to key Accounting standards and concepts
    • Preferably 6months to 1year+ years experience in a BPO industry 

Skills

    • Highly flexible and can work with minimal supervision
    • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Keen on details and highly organized
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven culture
    • Team player
    • Ability to work with dynamic team
    • Well-developed organizational and time management skills including demonstrated ability to adhere to reporting deadlines (especially month-end reporting deadlines)
    • Ability to work effectively in a virtual environment 
Appen is the global leader in data for the AI Lifecycle with more than 25 years’ experience in data sourcing, annotation, and model evaluation. Through our expertise, platform, and global crowd, we enable organizations to launch the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence products with speed and at scale. Appen maintains the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform and boasts a global crowd of more than 1 million contributors worldwide, speaking more than 235 languages. Our products and services make Appen a trusted partner to leaders in technology, automotive, finance, retail, healthcare, and government. Appen has customers and offices globally.