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Ecommerce Accountant

- New Cairo, Cairo

Ecommerce Accountant

- New Cairo, CairoPosted 22 days ago
91Applicants for1 open position
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Accounting - 60%

  • Owns the completion of the monthly / quarterly eCommerce finance close procedures and reporting of financial results, including monthly / quarterly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Analyze balance sheet and expense accounts and prepare necessary journal entry adjustments.
  • Review and provide explanations for variances to budget, forecasts, and projections monthly.
  • Responsible for performing the eCommerce revenue reserves calculations and booking the respective journal entries on a quarterly basis.
  • Responsible for supporting the accounting function for eCommerce monthly / quarterly close procedures and reporting.
  • Responsible for the financial close procedures and reporting.
  • Responsible for the financial close procedures and reporting for Consumers Affairs.
  • Responsible for the financial close procedures and reporting for eCommerce project initiatives.
  • Support the fiscal closing calendar timelines for assigned tasks and appropriately communicate issues.
  • Partner with Supply Chain and Transportation teams to developing reporting for tracking and accruing eCommerce freight costs. Investigate variances between reporting and actual billings. Help to determine cause and resolution.
  • Partner with members of the Marketing team to review actual spend vs. the budget/forecasts and create the necessary journal entry adjustments. Assist with the reforecast of the budget based on actuals.
  • Lead bi-monthly meetings with key business partners to discuss financial activity.
  • Support the eCommerce vendor setup, invoice processing, and general ledger coding within the SAP system.

Reporting & Analysis - 25%

  • Prepare monthly / quarterly expense analyses.
  • Prepare monthly expense projections and compare to budgets and current forecasts.
  • Responsible for preparing the monthly / quarterly / annual eCommerce profit and loss statements.
  • Quarterly reporting of key performance indicators.
  • Responsible for quarterly reporting package to Corporate Accounting and management.
  • Provide and implement recommendations for improvement based on fact based analytics.
  • Assist with the preparation of the 10Q/10K financial disclosures.
  • Work with business partners to develop key reports to help manage the business.
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis as well as presentation materials for management.

Cross Functional Collaboration & Partnership - 10%

  • Significant partnership with Operations, IT, Marketing, Supply Chain, Transportation, Call Center, Consumer Affairs, Accounts Payable, and Corporate Accounting.
  • Accounting liaison for our eCommerce vendors.
  • Support the eCommerce team with accounting treatment / impact for various eCommerce initiatives.
  • Partner with the Financial Reporting and Consolidations team to develop and automate reporting for the eCommerce business.
  • Train, support, and mentor Accountants.

Internal Controls - 5%

  • Provide professional assistance as assigned to internal and external audit groups during financial and audits.
  • Partner with the business to streamline processes and increase financial controls to ensure financial integrity.
  • Communication with vendors and external auditors.



Job Requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; strong Excel and general computer skills.
  • Experience and/or familiarity working with General Ledger.
  • Excellent team player who works well in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with external vendors as well as internal employees.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate independent, objective, open-minded thinking with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills including decision making, time management, being pro-active, and task prioritization.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment.
  • 2-4 years+ of Accounting experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Prior eCommerce accounting experience is highly desirable.

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