Accounting Services Job Description

Accounting Services Job Description

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Accounting services provides the business with support on VAT, Corporate Tax, Personal Income Tax and other tax matters as and when requested.

Accounting Services Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Train, mentor staff and review staff work
Provide controllership services to clients
Accounts payable and payroll processing
Payroll and sales tax returns
Bookkeeper services
Small business accounting software package assistance
On-going management of daily activities and functions of general accounting team including coordination with other business units and “internal customers” for which shared services center is serving
Play lead function in monthly close activities including account reconciliations, journal entries
Responsibility for ensuring work processes are followed and reviewed on an on-going basis
Manages goal-setting with direct reports and oversees all staff performance reviews on an annual basis

Accounting Services Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting Services

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: QBO, CPA, ACCA, CA, CMA, CIA, AICPA, CICPA, PMP, FRM

Education for Accounting Services

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounting services job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Associates, Business/Administration, MBA, Management, Business/Management, Economics

Skills for Accounting Services

Desired skills for accounting services include:

Financial statement close processes and accounting matters
General ledger databases
Trial balances
Corporate tax
SAP
Equivalent
Client contractual terms and conditions
Service lines provided
Business tax license
Payroll returns

Desired experience for accounting services includes:

Implement process improvements that drive a shortened general accounting close with enhanced accuracy and timely reporting the assurance of GAAP and SOX compliance
7 to 10 years of related experience proven analytical and process improvement experience with the ability to manage projects to completion
Exhibit and utilize acceptable communications skills
Apply acceptable work quality with minimal errors
Accounts receivable & deposits processing
Individual Tax preparation

Accounting Services Examples

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Accounting Services Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an accounting services. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting services
  • Provide oversight of the New York based team supporting the US parent with verifying journal entries are properly supported and recorded based on US GAAP
  • Apply acceptable work quality with attention to detail and minimal errors
  • Prepare accounting position memos on barter transactions, revenue recognition on complex transactions, acquisitions, investments, VIE treatment
  • Administers and processes payroll for clients, including updating payroll systems with new and terminated employee information, pay rates and deductions
  • Project manages client assignments simultaneously with effective use of project management techniques and organization of resources to ensure achievement of objectives
  • Engage with clients and colleagues on technical accounting and control-related issues to provide research guidance and give recommendations for potential solutions
  • Establish credibility as a trusted advisor
  • Review team progress to ensure compliance with work program and professional standards
  • Create and maintain client financial transactions records using Intacct, Yardi and QuickBooks
  • Compile financial reports for client management, such as cash revenue and expenditure analysis, accounts payable and receivable, and other KPI and BI items pertinent to operation of business
Qualifications for accounting services
  • Completed an income tax course
  • Ivy Tech candidates will be in their second year of the accounting program
  • Knowledge and proven strong working experience with QuickBooks preferred
  • Proficient with Excel (formulas, pivot tables)
  • Associates in Accounting is a plus
  • Two or more years of accounting experience
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Accounting Services Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting services. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting services
  • Develop ideas to assist clients with operation and control opportunities and recommendations when appropriate to improve financial position of company
  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource and SME to business partners representing the Financial Services Accounting team with regards to Credit Risk / ADA / Bad Debt Accounting and Factoring / Securitization Accounting
  • Lead the team in enterprise projects to ensure appropriate requirements are developed based on a solid understanding of the impacted systems and the transactional flow, and ensures adequate testing is performed
  • Identify and communicate risks and issues impacting the financial area of responsibility to the appropriate team members and business partners
  • Suggest and implement solutions to improve efficiencies in work processes while also reducing risk
  • Manage projects on behalf of the team through testing, deployment, and implementation
  • Secure payment information for delinquent accounts by notifying inquiring customers
  • Audit and tax schedules
  • Sales and payroll tax returns
  • Other accounting and record keeping functions
Qualifications for accounting services
  • Experience with accounting policy and financial reporting is required, and SEC reporting (10-K, 10-Q) is a plus
  • Must be detail-oriented and be able to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Desire to be an intricate part of business development and marketing strategies
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks is preferred
  • Must have the ability to work independently part of a team
  • Must have experience with Iowa sales and use tax and contractor's excise tax
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Accounting Services Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an accounting services. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounting services
  • Establish and monitor compliance with internal accounting controls deemed necessary to ensure integrity of financial transactions, reporting and activities
  • Advise, mentor, evaluate, and motivate direct reports as necessary
  • Lead department activities related to process improvements and standard work
  • Provide significant contributions to month-end close with timely and accurate accounting/reporting relating to areas of responsibility, including card securitization and/or derivatives
  • Produce reporting/disclosure data for SEC/Regulatory/Consolidations teams and securitization filings
  • Support a strong control environment, ensuring compliance with key SOX/other controls
  • Overall responsibility for delivering services to UTAS, Pratt & Whitney, and various subsidiary general ledgers, including HFM submission and all related deliverables to the UTC Consolidations group
  • Responsible for the accounting of intercompany transactions of UTAS and Pratt & Whitney
  • Responsible for maintaining all necessary internal accounting controls and ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley for Centralized Accounting Services
  • Lead and participate in CAS initiatives in support of the UTC Finance ACE initiatives
Qualifications for accounting services
  • At least 7+ year’s progressive experience in Accounting with strong emphasis on large centralized accounting functions or shared services model / internal service delivery
  • Applying knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, and financial reporting
  • Proving understanding of job costing, process costing, standard costing, inventory valuation, in manufacturing or distribution
  • Comprehension of Foreign Exchange, Currency Translation, and Consolidation experience preferred
  • Past practice using NetSuite ERP
  • Working in a paperless environment
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Accounting Services Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of accounting services. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting services
  • Perform monthly variance analysis
  • Ensure Account Reconciliations are performed in accordance with UTC Policy
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to existing Accounting Services processes Optical Character Recognition, automating adhoc payments
  • Finance system administration including, but not limited to, logging system queries, creating new/ amending existing users, resetting passwords
  • Review write-up, bank reconciliations, payroll/sales tax and complex technical activities and conduct a self-review before submission
  • Oversees the effort of multiple client engagements and manage staff to meet deliverable deadlines within budget, identify roadblocks and understand critical milestones to meet client service expectations
  • Maintains active communication with clients and manage expectations, ensure satisfaction and lead change efforts
  • Ability to conduct tax research, income tax projections and prepare complex entity and individual tax returns/identify multi state tax issues
  • Develops new client relationships and expands business/initiates new business opportunities
  • Oversee and supervise work of staff and senior accountants and assist/train staff
Qualifications for accounting services
  • Be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject
  • Associates in Accounting preferred
  • Requires a college degree in accounting and a minimum of 3 years of industry or public accounting experience
  • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to appearance standards, work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays
  • Experience with QuickBooks, Yardi and Intacct is preferred
  • Three years of experience in payroll processing, state and federal payroll report preparation, bank reconciliations, general ledger maintenance and financial statement preparation
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Accounting Services Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of accounting services. 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 accounting services
  • Apply technical skills, takes initiative to identify best practices and improvements and prepares and manage budget
  • Deliver internal mail
  • Assist with creating and posting materials
  • Assist office staff with making copies, faxing, filing, and entering data
  • Maintains the daily ledger for cash advance, reject/exceptions, and billings activity and reconciles balances to the general ledger and vendor reports
  • Researches and resolves reject/exceptions items for collectability
  • Prepares monthly general ledger account reconciliations and AU3 forms for review and submission in accordance with Bank policy
  • Assists Regulatory and Financial Reporting groups in the preparation of various schedules
  • Submits Security Metrics and other vendor invoices for processing to Accounts Payable and follows-up on payment as needed
  • Collaborate with manager to set departmental priorities for business process corrective actions, adequate team resourcing, and establishment of team developmental opportunities
Qualifications for accounting services
  • Independence – Self-starter, able to work independently without close supervision in a team environment
  • Knowledge of state and IRS payroll laws and basic financial statement structure
  • Experience with QuickBooks required and ProAdvisor certification preferred
  • Experience in Sage 100 and/or Encore payroll a plus
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and perform work accurately is necessary
  • Must have a strong sense of urgency to handle a variety of projects and meet required deadlines

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