Accounting Clerk - Fixed term contract

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Position Summary:

This position is responsible for:

1. Operating expenses accounting:

  • Operating expenses accounting area in both Local GAAP and US GAAP;
  • OPEX accruals/reversals;
  • Verification with OPEX suppliers;
  • Prepaid expenses – control and allocation;
  • Leasing transactions according to IFRS 16 (659-P)
  • Reconciling of particular GL accounts;
  • Assistance in various analytical reports creation;
  • Providing management with details related to the area of responsibility

2. Fixed assets and Intangibles:

  • Accounting for receipt and depreciation/amortization in Local GAAP, US GAAP and Tax ledgers;
  • Annual utilization and stock-taking 

3. Treasury and Expense reports accountant – back-up.

4. Principal Accountabilities

General Ledger and Financials:

  • Allocation of expenses according to Russian Statutory and Tax Regulations;
  • Assessing the deductibility of each expense according to Russian Tax legislation;
  • Leasing transactions according to IFRS 16 (659-P)
  • Allocation of actual expenses according to AMEX policies and US GAAP rules;
  • Reviewing actual expenses and posting OPEX accruals/reversals according to US GAAP standards;
  • OPEX control functions, including conformity with all applicable company policies;
  • Accounts Payable control;
  • Acts of verification with OPEX suppliers on an annual basis;
  • Reconciliation of the GL accounts in the area of responsibility;
  • Prepaid expenses – control and monthly allocation in Local GAAP and US GAAP;
  • Providing the Management with various P&L details;
  • Assisting in various analytical reports creation (Stat-to-GAAP, etc.).

Fixed assets and Intangibles

  • Accounting for the receipt and depreciation/amortization of Fixed assets and Intangibles in Local GAAP, US GAAP and Tax ledgers in an accurate and timely manner according to Statutory, US GAAP and Tax requirements;
  • Annual utilization and stock-taking

Documents control

  • Filing the documents in accordance with local requirements on daily basis;
  • Control over the missing documents;
  • Verify the accuracy of documents.


  • Provide Back-up for Treasury and Expense reports accounting areas;Identify and implement continuous process improvements for the Finance Department and Company as a whole;
  • Support team during the audit process or other inspections;
  • Participate and from time to time lead the projects assigned by Manager – Financial Integrity;
  • Apply Blue Box values with respect to Clients, Quality, People, Integrity, Teamwork & Citizenship at work and in personal life;
  • Motivate team-members to maintain high working standards (efficiency, productivity and quality) and assist them in periods of high workloads.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.   


  • Minimum 3 years experience on the similar position
  • Russian language knowledge is a must
  • Good command of written English
  • Good knowledge of Russian statutory and Tax accounting
  • Knowledge of Bank accounting (579-P, 446-P, 448-P, 465-P, 659-P) is a plus
  • General knowledge of US GAAP
  • Knowledge of Diasoft, Oracle or similar accounting software
  • General Computer Skills, MS office applications
  • Attention to details
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good organizational skills

Why American Express?


There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

Amex have been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.


15 February 2020
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

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