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We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. A successful Senior Accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of Accountants and Junior Accountant

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Senior Accountant duties include

Responsibilities

•    Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
•    Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
•    Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
•    Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
•    Provide technical support and advice to Management/Finance director.
•    Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
•    Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
•    Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
•    Provide input into department’s goal setting process
•    Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
•    Assist with tax audits and tax returns
•    Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
•    Plan, assign and review staff’s work
•    Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
•    Reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures
•    Ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.
•    Liaise with Finance Manager to improve financial procedures

Requirements
•    Proven experience as a Financial Controller and Accounting Supervisor chief or senior accountant
•    Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
•    In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
•    Awareness of business trends
•    Familiarity with financial accounting statements
•    Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
•    Hands-on experience with accounting software packages that is SAP, QuickBooks and Sage
•    Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
•    Accuracy and attention to detail
•    Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
•    BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
•    Relevant certification (e.g. ACCA or CPA) will be preferred

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