As an Accountant/Accounts Executive, your primary responsibility will be to manage financial transactions, recordkeeping, and ensure the accuracy of financial data for the organization. You will play a crucial role in maintaining financial records, preparing financial reports, and providing valuable insights to support the company's financial decision-making process. Additionally, you will work closely with other departments to ensure compliance with accounting principles, policies, and relevant regulations. Your attention to detail, analytical skills, and ability to work efficiently will contribute significantly to the success of the finance team. Key Responsibilities: Recording and processing financial transactions, including accounts payable and accounts receivable. Maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial records in the company's accounting system. Preparing and analyzing financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements. Assisting in budget preparation, variance analysis, and financial forecasting. Conducting regular reconciliations of bank statements, general ledger accounts, and other financial data. Assisting with audits and ensuring compliance with accounting principles and regulations. Providing financial data and reports to support decision-making processes within the organization. Collaborating with cross-functional teams to resolve financial discrepancies and address related queries. Supporting the preparation and submission of tax returns and related filings. Staying up-to-date with changes in financial regulations and accounting best practices. Financial Literacy: Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, financial statements, and financial analysis techniques. Understanding of financial terminology, concepts, and procedures. Accounting Software Proficiency: Experience and proficiency in using accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP, Xero) to manage financial transactions, generate reports, and maintain accurate records. MS Excel Skills: Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including the ability to use formulas, functions, and pivot tables for data analysis and reporting. Attention to Detail: A high level of accuracy and precision in recording financial transactions and preparing financial reports. The ability to spot errors and discrepancies. Analytical Thinking: Strong analytical skills to interpret financial data, identify trends, and provide insights for decision-making. Organization and Time Management: Effective organizational skills to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and prioritize workload efficiently. Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey financial information clearly and collaborate with team members and stakeholders. Integrity and Ethics: A commitment to maintaining confidentiality and handling financial information with the utmost integrity and ethical standards. Problem-Solving: The ability to identify financial issues, troubleshoot problems, and propose solutions to improve financial processes. Numeracy: Strong mathematical skills to perform accurate calculations and reconcile financial data. Team Player: Willingness to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and support others in achieving common goals. Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changes in accounting regulations, company policies, and technological advancements in the field. Taxation Knowledge: Basic understanding of tax laws and regulations to ensure compliance and assist in tax-related tasks. Financial Reporting: Experience in preparing various financial reports, such as balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements. Audit Support: Familiarity with audit procedures and the ability to assist auditors during financial audits. Continuous Learning: Willingness to stay updated with industry trends, accounting standards, and best practices through continuous learning and professional development.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. A higher degree or professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CMA) is a plus. Proven work experience as an Accountant or in a similar finance role. Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial statements, and financial analysis. Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Excel for data analysis and reporting. Knowledge of relevant financial regulations, taxation, and compliance procedures. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and financial recordkeeping. Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret financial data and draw meaningful conclusions. Effective communication skills to collaborate with team members and convey financial information clearly. Ability to work independently and meet deadlines while managing multiple tasks. High level of integrity and ethics in handling financial information and transactions.