Accounts Job Description

Accounts Job Description

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Accounts provides supported / or guidance of accounts payable systems (LSCP,SAP) and company’s policies and procedures.

Accounts Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective accounts job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included accounts job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

SAP development
Posting of invoices & expenses to access accounts
Confirm all invoices have been verified and approved
Matching suppliers invoices to purchase orders electronically
Route non-PO invoices to appropriate personnel for approval
Filing all invoices, expenses and statements
Managing invoice queries
Monthly reconciliation of all creditors statements
Assisting bank reconciliations and supplier payments
Filing of accounting documents

Accounts Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Accounts

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: W-9, TAFE, APS, APM, IOFM, MBA, AP, ACCA, VAT, AIC

Education for Accounts

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounts 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, Associates, Education, Business/Administration, Accountancy, Management, Technical, Graduate

Skills for Accounts

Desired skills for accounts include:

Excel
Lending products
Bank deposits
Credit products
Refer customer to specialists partner
Services to open accounts
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SAP
MS Office
Systems and procedures

Desired experience for accounts includes:

Accountancy/legal background preferred
IATI qualification
Intercompany Analysis
Input of forecast and budget data
Preparing CSO forms
Preparing petty cash

Accounts Examples

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Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounts. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounts
  • SAP data input of sales, bank movements, reports
  • The role will involve all aspects of accounts production, audit work, bookkeeping, VAT and Tax returns for a wide variety of different clients
  • The successful applicant will already have experience within an accountancy firm and will be keen to progress their career further
  • Check purchase ledger invoice before posting into the financial accounts
  • Reconcile monthly supplier statements
  • Dealing with discrepancies and queries
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding payment queries and missing invoices
  • Check, code and post expenses
  • Weekly and monthly preparation of payment runs
  • Reallocate exchange differences resulting from payment run
Qualifications for accounts
  • Experience workign for multiple customers in a multinational organisation
  • Qualified ACCA/ACA or QBE, with experience using IRIS and Sage computer systems
  • 2/3 years of solid experience within an Accounts Payable role
  • Experience in handling a high number of invoices
  • AAT qualified or ACCA P/Q
  • Committed to study for an ACCA qualification (study support available)
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Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an accounts. 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 accounts
  • Data entry on accounting system
  • Billing administration
  • Assisting in month-end processes as required
  • Adhoc Finance activities
  • To organise processing of supplier invoices
  • Ensuring correct payments are made to suppliers
  • Process weekly and monthly payroll and maintain appropriate records
  • Record cash transactions daily
  • Maintain financial records
  • Manage accounts and cash office team
Qualifications for accounts
  • AAT or equivalent preferable
  • Strong interpersonal skills and confident and proficient in dealing with staff at all levels
  • Adaptable to constantly changing environment
  • Highly numerate with excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and without close supervision
  • Ensure all invoices are processed in a timely manner
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Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an accounts. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounts
  • Production of daily sales reports, including testing to check pricing on ERP system and tracking of orders including discount
  • Management of a company fund - Recording invoices on system Creating approved credit notes, tagging credit card expenses, updating tracker, chasing Sales team for invoices
  • AR Support for a busy online account (Amazon)
  • AP support
  • Processing of daily cheque runs
  • Daily use of Internet Banking
  • Filing of client account posting slips, supplier invoices & expense claim forms
  • Entering supplier invoices into the accounts payable system
  • Entering staff expense payments into the accounts payable system
  • Assisting with supplier queries and statements
Qualifications for accounts
  • Balance sheet reconciliations for general ledger accounts including intercompany, payroll
  • Ensure all invoices are scanned and saved on the server
  • Accurate coding of purchase invoices by liaising with managers to ensure correct allocation of costs
  • Ensure authorisation and sign off levels are in line with company policy before payment
  • Planning of payment run by ensuring appropriate directors are available for release of payments and that review time is allowed for before deadline of submission to payment system
  • Reconciliations of supplier accounts to statements
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Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an accounts. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounts
  • Review bank reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly VAT returns
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns for the UK
  • Assist with external yearend audit
  • Undertake the internal audit as part of the company's controls management
  • General accounts admin duties and general office admin duties as required
  • Dublin Creditors Ledger, posting invoices and dealing with queries
  • Reconciliation of accounts and issuing payments
  • Managing the collection of DD and reconciliation to accounts
  • Processing high volume of customer invoices ensuring maximum accuracy and efficiency
Qualifications for accounts
  • Delivers projects on time without being chased
  • Is a safe pair of hands
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, a necessity
  • Interpersonal and self-motivated
  • CIS experience essential - please don't apply if you don't have this experience
  • Subcontracter payments
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Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an accounts. 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 accounts
  • Process accurately high volume of invoices
  • Assisting with other finance and administrative duties
  • To Co-ordinate and control the flow of documents and information between Hotel and Accounting Centre
  • To Organise flow of payroll information between Hotel and Centralised Payroll department
  • Fax Daily Banking Control documents to Accounting Centre on a daily basis
  • Check that all outlet bankings balance to Cashiering reports and End of Day
  • Forward departmental accruals (including Purchase Invoices received dated in current month, but not sent to the accounting centre by 29th of month) by 2nd working day of the month
  • Email Marge Brut Pack (including stocks, complimentary and Marge Brut) to Accounting Centre by 2nd working day at latest
  • Ensure that no entries are made to the sales ledger after the last day of the month, until the accountant gives permission to do so
  • Maintain credit on franking machine
Qualifications for accounts
  • Have a minimum of three years' accounts experience within a busy SME environment
  • Two year degree in Accounting is preferred
  • Prepare monthly analysis for the company as required, including assisting with cost and profit centre P&L reporting, forecasting and budgeting
  • Prepare monthly company balance sheet schedules and supporting documentation, and to assist with the required balance sheet and working capital reporting
  • Produce monthly cash forecasts
  • Produce monthly payroll reports

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