Senior Accountant

Full time @SEVEN STAR GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS TRADING posted 7 months ago

Job Description

General

  • Ensures adherence to generally accepted accounting standards and principles when recording and processing accounting transactions.
  • Ensures all accounting records are kept accurately, in line with regulatory requirements.

Finance / Accounting

  • Oversees the daily accounting activities required to maintain the general ledger and other balances and accounts.
  • Supervises petty cash payments and the replenishment of petty cash.
  • Directs and reviews accounting entries such as cash reconciliations, income and expense transactions, fixed asset activities, payroll and other transactions.
  • Ensures the relevant books of accounts are compiled at the end of every financial period.
  • Ensures the fixed assets account is managed and maintained with strict adherence to the relevant procedures.
  • Analyzes business performance / results, providing feedback to Management.
  • Ensures punctual reporting of all financial information.
  • Manages the preparation of financial statements and ad hoc financial reports on a periodic basis.
  • Acts as a point of contact for auditors and communicates with them to ensure all questions can be answered efficiently.
  • Keeps abreast of new local and international regulations and standards and takes steps to ensure accounting and financial practices remain in compliance with local and international guidelines.
  • Ensures all journal entries are posted to the general ledger and that closing procedures are met.
  • Plans, manages, coordinates, and implements the year-end closing processes and procedures for assigned accounting records.
  • Reviews supporting documentation related to expenses and revenue realizations prior to positing of expenses or revenues.
  • Assists in the development, review and improvement of accountancy and computer systems.
  • Assists in monthly reporting for the management by analyzing accounting data.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Keeping up to date with local financial and legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares ad hoc financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information on need basis.
  • Record month-end financial transactions (Depreciation, accruals/prepayment, monthly accruals).
  • Prepare and support the annual audit of the company’s financials.
  • Assist in the quarterly VAT return.

Skills

  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting.
  • Further accounting certification (CPA, ACCA, etc. is a plus).
  • Good communication skills (verbal & written) in English.

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