Accounting Officer

Role Description

This is a full-time on-site role for an Accounting Officer. The Accounting Officer will be responsible for managing financial statements, utilizing analytical skills, overseeing finance processes, utilizing accounting software, and performing general accounting tasks.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
  • Update accounts receivable entries and issue invoices accordingly.
  • Update accounts payable entries and perform periodic reconciliations.
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting as well as financial guidelines.
  • Assist with the reviewing of expenses, processing of payroll payments, etc.
  • Update financial data into our accounting software to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed.
  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly reports as assigned.
  • Monitor and implement all accounts payable check activation and wire transactions.
  • Administer all bank transactions and oversee data recording and reconciliation procedures monthly.
  • Provide support to the safe keeping of internal expenses and the verification of the accuracy of invoices submitted both internally and externally.
  • Keep accurate records for all daily transactions while maintaining records of business costs, such as labour, materials, etc.
  • Support monthly and annual close processes.
  • Assist with all other reasonable accounting projects which maybe assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Certificate or BSc Degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent qualifications from a recognized tertiary institution.
  • Proven work experience as an Accounting Officer or similar role.
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures.
  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data.
  • Knowledge of financial regulations.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills.
  • Proficiency in Excel and QuickBooks
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience