AR Accountant

Recruiter
Location
Kulim Malaysia 2,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2016
Closes
22 Oct 2016
Ref
REQ-000307
Sector
Renewables
Category
Solar
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our high growth and leadership position in the renewable energy business offers outstanding opportunities to individuals seeking an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries for the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants, as well as a provider of complete solar generation solutions for U.S. utilities. Our culture is one where teamwork, continuous improvement, achievement of results, and environmental responsibility are core values. We are seeking new associates who are motivated to contribute their talents to making cost-effective solar energy an important part of the world's energy mix.
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Primary Job Functions:
Basic Job Functions:
Perform the Company's regular accounting and compliance work.
Experience:
• 3-5 accounting experience either in a manufacturing environment or public accounting is a must.
• Preferrable with GAAP knowledge
Education:
• BS degree/ Professional qualification in Accounting ,
• CPA/CA is an advantage
Required Skills:
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Minimal supervision
• Aptitude for learning & utilizing systems
• Need to be hands-on
• Ability to adapt in a changing work environment
• Good analytical mindset
• Team player
• Ability to work long hours
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
• Handle month-end close process by ensuring proper cut-off, reconciling accounts and analyzing changes in the balance sheet
• Performing analysis of certain income statement accounts
• Manage balance sheet sub ledgers data/details including fixed assets/accounts receivable/payable/inventory etc.
• Ensure compliance with various Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls
• Work with counterparts to ensure consistency among processes
• Develop/ update database for analysis.
• Support operation in term of data feed requirement.
Physical Requirements:
Will sit and stand periodically during the day.
• Required to lift up to 25 lbs.
• Will walk and climb stairs.
• Will reach over shoulder heights and below waist.
• Required to use hands to lift, handle, carry or feel.
• May be required to kneel, bend, talk and hear.
• Specific vision abilities are required.
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Language Requirements
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Experience
Accounting-
Education
Bachelors: Accounting (Required)-
Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and any other test that may be required for the role.Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and any other test that may be required for the role.