Accountant, Financial Job Description

Accountant, Financial Job Description

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Accountant, Financial Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Review semi and annual financials under Irish GAAP (similar to UK GAAP)
Review accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports created by staff to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
Analyse and verify annual reports, financial statements, and other records, using accepted accounting and statistical procedures to assess financial condition and facilitate financial planning
Delivery of month end reporting process across local accounting systems to tight timescales
Write technical papers where required on arising accounting matters
Support in month-end closing and ensure the compliance with company policies and accounting standards
Active in supporting year-end statutory audit covering areas of accounting that are assigned
Property or construction Audit exposure within "big 4" is preferred but not essential
Collect and analyse data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies
Handling mini/multiple ad-hoc projects

Accountant, Financial Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accountant, Financial

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Education for Accountant, Financial

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accountant, financial job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Economics, Finance/Accounting, Accountancy, Professional Accounting, Graduate

Skills for Accountant, Financial

Desired skills for accountant, financial include:

Microsoft Office
GAAP
US GAAP
Excel
Microsoft Excel and Word
Accounting
Microsoft Excel
SAP
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Desired experience for accountant, financial includes:

Perform monthly account reconciliations and sign-offs
Preparation of yearly statutory accounts, consolidation work, financial reporting and reconciliations
CA/CPA qualified from big 4 chartered accountancy or practical financial reporting experience working in financial services
Ability to work across functional business teams
Strong understanding of regulatory reporting standards
ACA/ACCA with 2 years experiences within Industry

Accountant, Financial Examples

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Accountant, Financial Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an accountant, financial. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accountant, financial
  • Produce draft Financial statements for the audit review
  • Co-ordinate Reponses to field work queries during the audit
  • The timely and accurate production of monthly management accounts for a number of companies
  • Monthly analysis of all costs within the business
  • Preparation and review of Balance sheet reconciliations and Bank reconciliations for a number of companies
  • Management Reporting on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
  • Cash management and treasury duties
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly cash flow reports
  • Stock control and analysis
  • Preparation of VAT and statistical returns for all companies
Qualifications for accountant, financial
  • Must be well versed in working with SQL and SSRS
  • Experience with Aderant and Intellitech a plus
  • Qualified/part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) with 3 to 5 yrs experience in a multinational environment
  • Strong understanding of ERP multi-interfacing systems environment
  • Provide accurate and timely group PLC IFRS statutory financial reporting, budgets and forecasting
  • Credit control and collections experience an advantage
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Accountant, Financial Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an accountant, financial. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accountant, financial
  • Swiss GAAP Reporting
  • Participate in projects following auditor recommendations, helping the business to improve its internal control environment
  • The associate should be able to multi task, prioritise and work under time pressure
  • Thoroughly analyse & understand balance sheet to drive operating performance in the business
  • Ad hoc duties set by your line manager
  • Responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely year end statutory reports and financial statements
  • Ensuring all month-end journals are posted accurately and to month-end deadlines
  • Reconciliation of key general ledger and balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in the preparation and review of monthly management accounts
  • Prepare statutory accounts for individual entities within the group
Qualifications for accountant, financial
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills are required - proven track record of presenting to senior management teams is required
  • Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills are required
  • Working knowledge and experience of Oracle or similar integrated software product is necessary
  • Media industry experience is preferred, but not essential
  • 1 year plus post qualified experience (will also look at newly qualified candidates)
  • Must be highly motivated with an ability to take ownership and with strong attention to detail
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Accountant, Financial Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an accountant, financial. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accountant, financial
  • Month end, quarterly and year end reporting
  • Serving as an active team member through correspondence and support throughout the department
  • Support external suppliers and internal partners
  • Communicate with external clients and perform data analysis as needed
  • Ensure and implement accuracy of the general ledger
  • Ability to perform precise and intricate number documentation
  • Closing monthly management accounts and subsequent reporting to Head Office
  • Preparation of half year accounts schedules and full year statutory accounts
  • Managing cashflow for different entities
  • Preparation of Quarterly VAT return
Qualifications for accountant, financial
  • Strong communication with an ability to communicate effectively with senior management
  • Excellent team player with an ability to work with cross functional teams
  • Part / fully qualified professional accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA/QBE)
  • Play an active role in supporting the Reporting Team towards achieving its objectives and solving problems
  • Identify internal control issues and areas for improvement and actively implement changes to increase the standards within the department
  • Able and willing to dig down into the detail to obtain a good understanding practical experience of working in these areas
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Accountant, Financial Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of accountant, financial. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accountant, financial
  • Provide oversight over the accounting for Real Estate Finance, inc. including reviewing reconciliations
  • Prepare Head Office Reporting Views and Disclosures fair value, derivatives, liquidity
  • Provide financial analytics and commentary
  • Presentation of analytics and commentaries
  • Preparing month-end Account Ownership reconciliations, and assisting other departments in their ownership responsibilities when necessary
  • Control-oriented and have an ability to effectively interface with both internal and external audit as required Candidate should be
  • Monitoring, reconciling and clearing, when necessary, all system generated suspense accounts for all entities
  • Preparation of monthly accounts for a group of corporate entities and completion of same on Hyperion
  • Completion of Balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Co-ordination of year end and liaising with Auditors to ensure sign off on accounts
Qualifications for accountant, financial
  • Candidate needs to be a self-starter with the ability to plan & organise work without detailed daily instruction & review
  • A good command of English is essential
  • Produce regular timely management accounts
  • Newly qualification experience
  • Qualified Accountant with 3 years post qual experience in a commercial environment
  • Strong commercial outlook
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Accountant, Financial Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of accountant, financial. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accountant, financial
  • Preparing and reviewing daily reporting, including analysis of balances from the previous day and investigation of open items
  • Assisting the Financial Controller
  • End of Month close, balance sheet reconciliation & commentary
  • Board and external reporting
  • Cash flow management & forecasting
  • Audit & tax duties
  • Budgeting and forecasting of treasury costs
  • Significant responsibility of the delivery of the annual statutory audit of specific area ad hoc internal audit reviews as required
  • Preparation of accurate monthly management accounts
  • Maintain general ledger and preparation/review of trial balance
Qualifications for accountant, financial
  • Attention to detail and ability to work to reporting deadlines
  • Knowledge of reinsurance programs
  • Strong numeric and analyitical abilities
  • Knowledge of Solvency requirements
  • A team player with an assertive personality
  • Communicating/translating these to the Business so Internal Controls

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