Accountant / Financial Analyst

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Job Description

Overview

Our accountant / Financial Analyst is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
prepare financial management reports
ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
monitor and support taxation issues
develop and maintain financial data bases
financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process
ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems

Education and Experience

accounting degree or equivalent
knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles
knowledge of economic principles
knowledge of auditing practices and principles
knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
knowledge and experience of related computer applications
minimum of 3 years experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice

Key Competencies

attention to detail and accuracy
planning and organizing
strong communication skills
information and task monitoring
problem analysis
judgment and problem-solving
supervisory skills
stress tolerance

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Skills: management, analysis