Accountant | Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Job Title: Accountant | Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: cb3f10cbee0e0227d792_1504233964
Contact Name: Yves Gaboriault
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 01, 2017 09:46

Job Description

Role Overview

Our client, the Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CanCham) is a long established, and most dynamic foreign Chamber of Commerce in Thailand. The Accountant will carry out all accounting functions.

Key Responsibilities | Deliverables

  • Carry out all accounting functions including:
    • Maintain Quick Books accounting system
    • Prepare supporting documentation for payment of supplier invoices
    • Issue fee invoices for membership, sponsorship, and event attendees
    • Maintain petty cash
    • Track Chamber staff attendance, overtime and other relevant information for monthly payroll
    • Work with outsourced payroll provider to ensure timely and accurate payment of staff
  • Prepare monthly reports for the executive director and the Board of Directors
  • Attend most member events and Board of Directors meetings (there are 16 events and 12 Board of Directors meetings each year)
  • For member events: supervise registration process, registration staff, and cash management
  • Maintain ongoing communication and support with the Chamber Treasurer
  • Handle and process all office administration duties, including:
    • Ensure that office equipment and supplies are working and available
    • Bind reports, arrange mailings of reports, and schedule messenger service
    • Organize files and track use of supplies and supply requisitions
  • Assist in supervision of the Reception area and perform all other related duties as assigned
  • Perform general administrative duties and provide required support in serving our members
  • Ensure that the database of members and contacts is up-to-date
  • Oversee a smooth operation of the office work in general, as required

Experience | Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Must be able to legally sign financial statements as Company Accountant
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in similar position is desirable
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Quick Books (mandatory), and Outlook
  • Prioritize and organize multiple tasks with timely and accurate completion
  • Willing to attend Member Events and Board of Directors meetings in evenings or on weekends
  • Very good command of English
  • Strong communication and people skills (both face-to-face and phone skills)
  • Positive attitude and outgoing
  • Ability to follow direction and work independently, good organization skills
  • Preference given to person who has had some study at a university located in North America (Canada or USA)

Please note that we can only accept applications from candidates with current working permission in Thailand, and that due to the expected high application rate, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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