Friday, June 30, 2023

Washington Penn hiring Mandarin-speaking accountant for position in Washington, PA.

Washington Penn, based in Washington, PA, is hiring a Mandarin-speaking accountant. From the job listing:

Responsible for the general accounting and cost accounting of the Finance Department. Ensure timely and accurate generation of financial information. Develop and maintain an adequate internal control structure. Monthly interaction with China, Hong Kong, South East Asia and other regions, so fluency in Mandarin is required for this role.


  • Interface with global subsidiaries, mainly China, Hong Kong, South East Asia for intercompany balance reconciliations and transaction tracking
  • Create journal entries in the accounting system and assist in global consolidation for timely month-end close
  • Perform various general ledger account reconciliations
  • Participate in the accounts payable function as needed and supports our automated AP software
  • Participate in credit and collection process
  • Participate in the managing our debit memo / credit memo process with customers
  • Participate in inventory management
  • Coordinate annual audit with outside audit firm
  • Assist in budget and forecast process, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual or forecast costs
  • Assist in financial analysis
  • Perform other duties and assignments as directed by supervisor

Recommended Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Fluent in Mandarin required
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Attention to details
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Exemplify a passion for finance/accounting, problem solving & creating efficiencies
  • Possess a working knowledge of subsidiaries, consolidations & eliminating journals entries

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