The Accounts assistant will be responsible for managing the financial accounts, under the direction of the Finance Manager. Responsibilities include maintaining records of invoices, employee reimbursements, payments and transactions, preparing accounts payable and accounts receivable and keep filling systems up to date.
Ensure accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records
Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions
Reconcile bank statements by comparing statements against the general ledger
Ensure expenses invoices are coded to projects and accounted accurately
Reconcile records against internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers
Investigate questionable data
Identify and resolve supplier queries
Pre-audit, verify and process employee expense claims, reviewing company’s expense policy
Maintain the Fixed Asset and associated depreciation schedules
Monitor the aged debtors schedule and alert Finance Manager of overdue amounts
Reconcile and coordinate the collection and banking of client payments
Identify and resolve client invoice queries
Compute taxes owed/due and prepare tax return, ensure accurate recording and reporting
Calculate monthly exchange rates variations
Prepare and maintain accurate intercompany transactions.
An ideal candidate would be
Accounting or finance graduate with work experience in the field of accounting
1-2 years experience in a finance department
Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping terminology and practices
Ability to compare data from a variety of sources for accuracy and completeness
Ability to multi-task is an asset
Experience working to tight reporting deadlines
Fluent written and spoken English
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