Accountant, WRI China

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Beijing China


World Resources Institute China Office

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About WRI

WRI is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in Brazil, China, Ethiopia, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the United States. Our more than 700 experts and staff work closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain our natural resources – the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being.

Major Responsibilities:
The Accountant will undertake day-to-day accounting works for WRI China. Specific responsibilities include, but not limit to, the following:
•Monitor cash flow and exchange settlements, arrange bank payment against payment requests, collect bank statements, and maintain relations with banks.
•Manage cash advances and staff reimbursement in coordination with finance policy, verify supporting documentation for accuracy, prepare bank payment documents and reconcile all cash transactions monthly.
•Prepare and file vouchers, ledgers, and financial statements in a methodical and proper way conforming to local and international accounting standards.
•Prepare monthly financial statements in accordance to PRC GAAP, including Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Trial Balance, and other needed financial statements.
•Support tax service agency with the preparation and submission of timely and accurate tax returns according to China’s taxation laws.
•Assist China-based staff with Annual Individual Income Tax Clearance.
•Provide support to various internal and external audits, annual foreign exchange audit, annual tax reconciliation and annual tax compliance.
•Maintain working professional relations with China National Tax Bureau, Beijing Local Taxation Bureau, Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce, and other authorities to ensure compliance with domestic tax and other regulations.
•Review, amend, communicate and ensure implementation of WRI China’s finance policy accordingly.
•Steward WRI China RO’s annual inspections in China National Tax Bureau, Beijing Local Taxation Bureau, The Administration of Industry and Commerce and other related authorities.
•Make vouchers in good order and trim, assist to calculate the claim amount on each receipt.
•Assist to make good records for all claim receipts (‘fapiao’).
•Attach K3 cover paper on the payment request vouchers and make it in good orders.
•Assist preparing bank reconciliations and submitting some handmade forms to bank.
•Cashier work and inputting bank information in the bank system, FA status reviewing with Admin.
•Manage bank relationship and all banking transactions.
•Check printing for office petty cash and staff housing fund.
•Coordinating with project coordinators for the basic project information required.
•Issue required documentation and supporting files to tax bureau.
•Assist preparing audit works.

•Experience of minimum three years working as an accountant in China (experience with an international organization or NGO is preferable).
•University degree in finance/accounting.
•Solid knowledge in accounting.
•Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and in a team, demonstrated ability to work as part of a multicultural, multidisciplinary team is highly desirable.
•Proficient in English and Chinese, both writing and verbal communication skills.
•Excellent computer skills and familiarity with the use of ERP accounting systems such as Cost Point.
•Proactive, innovative and output-oriented personality with the ability to meet hard deadlines and willing to work under pressure.

Final candidate will be required to take a writing test.

Location: Beijing, China

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with academic and professional qualifications and experience.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Deadline for Application: April 18th, 2018

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should apply online at All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered.

The World Resources Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is WRI’s policy to recruit, hire, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, parental status, or disability.

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