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Ikon Science, is a leading global geoscience technology company, with locations worldwide including London, Houston, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Calgary and Rio de Janeiro.  Ikon Science provides software & solutions to the energy industry – developing & delivering RokDoc® software, data management solutions iPoint, QI Solutions, GeoPressure and GeoMechanics Consultancy, & Roknowledge Studies, with a fresh & flexible scientific approach to create subsurface value.

About the role

The Accountant will be a key member of the Finance team and will provide timely and accurate financial support to the Regional Controller and Americas management team.  In this role, the Accountant will be responsible for a fast and accurate monthly reporting cycle; process journal entries and reconcile accounting work papers; be responsible for accounts payable and accounts receivable processing in the region; be responsible for bank administration and bank reconciliations in NetSuite; as well as any other finance-related tasks as assigned by the Regional Controller.

Requirement:

Month-end reporting process:

  • Preparation and posting of monthly journals including, accruals, prepayments, depreciation & deferred revenue
  • Responsible for keeping full and up-to-date account working papers, including full balance sheet reconciliations
  • Review with Regional Controller to ensure all relevant transactions considered and reported; analyze variances to budget

Accounts Payable for three entities:

  • Responsible for coding purchase invoices into NetSuite, and processing payment in line with vendor terms
  • Responsible for coding of staff expenses, checking claims comply with the expenses policy, and processing payments
  • Ensuring invoices, expenses and credit card purchases are processed in line with internal control processes e.g. ensuring valid PO’s support all invoices
  • Dealing with vendor queries, dealing with purchasing queries from staff

Accounts Receivable for three entities:

  • Responsible for coding sales invoices into NetSuite
  • Working with Sales Operations on software and maintenance invoicing
  • Working with Services on timing of project billing, assisting with accrued revenue balances
  • Chasing debtors and ensuring prompt collection

Cash & Bank:

  • Ensuring cash books fully reconcile to bank statements (USD, CAD, BRL)
  • Preparation of daily cash/other cash movement reports for Regional Controller review
  • Assist with settling Group intercompany balances
  • Responsible for setting up payment runs on the bank

Other responsibilities:

  • Production of ad-hoc financial reports for management
  • Responsible for maintaining all finance files
  • Assistance with the preparation of tax compliance such as Sales Tax returns
  • Assist with auditor requests, ensure clear audit trail for all transactions, and assist with on-site work for year-end audit
  • Coordinate with external accountants to provide information for tax return preparation
  • Ad-hoc tasks as required

Experience

  • Fluency in Spanish and Portuguese
  • 5+ years’ Assistant Controller experience covering:
    • experience with accounting system data entry and reporting
    • experience with Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, involvement in month-end process, internal controls.
    • Experience with multi-currency NetSuite experience desirable

Technical Competencies

  • Netsuite experience desirable
  • 2+ years’ experience Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Word, Teams and Excel.

Behaviour Competencies

  • Accurate and efficient
  • Timely
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Calm under pressure
  • Collaborative / Team player
  • Self-starter / able to work unsupervised
  • Strong communicator 
  • Willing to roll sleeves up and get things done
We usually respond within two weeks

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Houston

12140 Wickchester Lane, Suite 400
TX 77079 Houston Directions hr@ikonscience.com

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