Position title: Accountant (Thai national position)
Position type: Bangkok / remote in Thailand, fixed-term employment contract for 12 months, with possibility to renew
Location: Flexible/home-based between GMT+5 to +11
Application closing date: 25 Jan 2024, 5PM GMT
Expected start date: 1 Mar 2024 or earliest possible
ABOUT CUTTLEFISH DIGITAL
Cuttlefish Digital is a start-up digital communications agency. We develop and deliver creative digital campaigns for clients focusing on climate action and energy transition in the Asia Pacific region. As part of a global network of communicators, researchers, marketers, and advocacy strategists, we work with non-profit partners to campaign for clean energy.
About the role
Cuttlefish Digital has just embarked on an ambitious new 3-year strategic plan. As part of our growing team, we are seeking an experienced accounting officer to support our Finance Manager. The Accountant will be responsible for managing and organizing financial records, bookkeeping and expenditure reconciliation, ensuring accuracy and compliance with the regulation and providing support for financial decision-making.
In this role, the Accountant will:
Oversee company bookkeeping, accounting records, and generating reports, inputting data into the accounting system.
Conduct month-end closing procedures for accounts payable, accounts receivable, and tax, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
Ensure compliance of all financial reports with accounting standards and corporate policies.
Monitor and review accounting reports for accuracy, prepare management reports, and handle additional tasks assigned by the manager.
Review monthly payroll, social security, staff income tax, and other routine payments.
Manage accounts receivable and accounts payable to ensure timely payments and the liquidation of advances.
Provide support to the Finance Manager in preparing financial management and grantee financial reports.
Compile and submit monthly and/or quarterly fund requests.
Assist the operations team with requests.
This position reports to the Finance Manager and joins the Operations Team of Cuttlefish Digital.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field;
2-5 years of experience working in the financial/accounting field with a good understanding of accounting principles and standards and applicable laws.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel / Google Sheets, Microsoft Office, and accounting software such as Xero
Comfortable working in a remote environment, using tools like Slack, Monday.com, Trello, Zoom, and Google Suite
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work effectively and harmoniously under pressure with colleagues from different cultural and professional backgrounds.
Strong attention to detail
The candidate must be comfortable working in English as our common language of work, and also be fluent in Thai. Knowledge of the Japanese language, or another language in the region, would be an advantage but not essential for this role. Note this is a remote position but can offer access to a coworking space if you’re based in Bangkok.
DATES OF EMPLOYMENT
We can offer you a 12-month, fixed-term employment contract (including a 3-month probationary period) with the possibility of extending it contingent on funding and performance.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for this role, complete the application form. with attach CV and cover letter (not more than one page) outlining your motivations and experience by 25 Jan 2024 5PM GMT