Assistant Accountant Job Description

Assistant Accountant Job Description

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Assistant Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist with any ad-hoc assignments and SAP/ other system’s implementation, handle and follow up any system issues / queries and to work with SAP Support team for resolution
Reconcile on a daily basis the bank statements and the bank accounts in SAP, coding operations that are not automatically generated, reconciling the account with all funding operations and resolving any issues
Prepare month end SAP journals to a deadline
Voucher the invoices for trading business and match the customer payment with invoices
FX analysis and monthly journal postings
Perform Basel III calculations on a monthly and / or daily basis to the agreed Collaboration Agreement with the Regulatory team for all IHC entities
Development and streamlining of processes and procedures of exposure categories for IHC entities
Review the work performed by the team and have a thorough understanding of the templates / calculations performed
Assist with the financial closing for the APAC countries he/she supports, ensuring full compliance with IFRS
Assisting in the completion of monthly management accounts

Assistant Accountant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Assistant Accountant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, ISO, ACCA, ID, SW, AMERICAS

Education for Assistant Accountant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assistant accountant 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, Business/Administration, Accountancy, Economics, Education, Graduate, Associates, Management

Skills for Assistant Accountant

Desired skills for assistant accountant include:

Excel
MS Office
SAP
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Office
Oracle
ERP systems
Word
Billing requirements
Business

Desired experience for assistant accountant includes:

A highly organised, self-starter who has the ability to prioritize duties effectively
Ability to work across multiple concurrent projects under tight deadlines
Proven experience with financial tracking and reporting with spreadsheets
Flexible team player with a strong interest in production management and firm understanding of finance
Strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills with an emphasis on customer service
Motivated by a challenging, high-energy environment

Assistant Accountant Examples

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Assistant Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of assistant accountant. 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 assistant accountant
  • Ensuring timely completion of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Understand FINMA Capital Adequacy rules and how the rules are applied to production
  • Provide assistance to other team members to ensure timely and accurate daily reports are completed and distributed to clients
  • Understand the main Regulatory systems which are STAR, Axiom and COMET
  • Take part in financial closing, consolidation, reporting and audit process
  • Take initiative to identify problems and potential financial impacts on all finance-related matters in the companies
  • Ability of being independent, responsible, flexible, dedicated, mature and proactive
  • Organise the validation and payment of daily treasury operations by completing payment request forms, filling accounts details for posting, getting authority signatures and processing intercompany invoices
  • Prepare the daily sweep payment for securitisation, keep a log of all payments and prepare all relevant journals
  • Manage the sales regional budgets by processing all payment requests, checking validation, organising payment, coding the transaction and monitoring expenses against budget
Qualifications for assistant accountant
  • Diploma holder or university graduate in Accounting, Finance or related disciplines
  • Uses logic and analysis to find solutions to problems
  • Collaborates willingly with others
  • Minimum of 3 years general accounting experience in a commercial environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility in your approach to work
  • AAT qualified or CIMA/ACCA part qualified
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Assistant Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an assistant accountant. 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 assistant accountant
  • Responsibility for delivering accurate and timely first draft & final management accounts, including both profit and loss reporting and balance sheet reconciliations to the finance business partner team
  • Provision of ad hoc support to Finance Business Partners
  • Formal and informal interaction with the Finance Business Partners & other stakeholders, to ensure service delivery requirements and standards are being met
  • In charge of the Purchase Order process
  • Review weekly supplier payment runs, process payments according to vendors’ agreements, Group payment policy
  • Maintain ledgers
  • Develop spreadsheets for analysis
  • Raise invoices
  • Analysis and reconciliations
  • Process and send invoices and statements
Qualifications for assistant accountant
  • Firm knowledge of accounting systems
  • A strong knowledge of accounting
  • 2-3 years post Qualified
  • Various administrative duties including filing of documents
  • Carry out year-end procedures
  • Prepare annual accounts for auditors
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Assistant Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of assistant accountant. 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 assistant accountant
  • Prepare tax returns (as applicable)
  • Work independently on bookkeeping and account reconciliations both in the office and at client location (as applicable for SBA)
  • Reponsible for staff expense reimbursement
  • To set up multi-currency payments and arrange for authorisation so that payments are sent in a timely and efficient manner
  • To ensure that all foreign payments are posted to the cashbook on a regular basis
  • Conducting monthly revaluations of bank accounts, loading the new month’s rates into Sun and distributing to all users
  • To provide cover for the Treasury Clerk and handle petty cash requests as necessary
  • Working closely with accounts payables/receivables teams to maintain cash flow forecasts
  • To send the Daily Treasury Report, along with the detailed cashflows, to Corporate Treasury
  • Liaising with Corporate Treasury in New York on day to day cash matters and making intercompany transfers when required to do so
Qualifications for assistant accountant
  • Part professional accounting qualification
  • Part qualified accountant or minimum 1-2 years’ work experience
  • Professionally qualified is preferable
  • Minimum 2- 3 years relevant experience in multinational corporation
  • Self driven, analytical and detail oriented
  • Desire to work in the Buffalo (specifically Batavia) area
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant accountant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant accountant
  • All accounts payable duties including processing of creditor payments
  • Carrier Invoices Reconciliation
  • Assisting the bill run process with timely delivery of final receipting/credits applied/revenue reconciliation
  • Fixed asset register – maintenance and CAPEX reports
  • Sort, code, match invoices with relevant supporting documents and authorisation
  • Pay suppliers in accordance with payment terms
  • Verify petty cash documentation and its supporting receipts
  • Reconcile creditors sub ledger to general ledger
  • Reconciliation of creditor statements of account
  • Support in the preparation of VAT and withholding tax filings, provision of any supporting documentation required
Qualifications for assistant accountant
  • To assist the Finance Manager with year end close, and to assist with the production of the Year End accounts within specified deadlines
  • Ensure that effective cost controls are in place across the department
  • Deputise for the Finance Manager at appropriate meetings and/or during periods of absence
  • Establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders both within PMITS and the wider University, to include, but not limited to PMITS Budget Holders and Project Managers, other Project Managers outside the department, key staff within the central Finance Division
  • To provide regular support to Budget Holders and Project Managers on varied financial matters, including, but not limited to budgets, forecasts, coding matters, financial regulations etc
  • To approve recruitment requests in line with the agreed budget and follow-up actions agreed at the monthly Recruitment meeting with the Directors
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Assistant Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an assistant accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assistant accountant
  • Investigate and resolve any reconciling items
  • Calculating and raising monthly payments due to various suppliers including our Franchise partners and organisations where we act as a collection agent
  • Posting of UK flying, ensuring correct period matching of costs
  • Posting accruals or prepayments where necessary to ensure accurate cost reporting to the P&L
  • Assist in the preparation of statutory returns (ATOL/ABTA)
  • Be a proactive member of the Finance team with a desire to develop skills
  • Assisting in improvement projects for the team as required
  • Arrange inventory physical counts to ensure the validity and accuracy of assets
  • Review and post journal entires into ERP
  • Review and prepare monthly variance analysis
Qualifications for assistant accountant
  • Degree/Diploma in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience acquired from multinational organization is preferable
  • Team player who could multi-task and work under time pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail, sensitive to data to perform reconciliations accurately
  • An interest in finance and analytics (either have studied the subject or studying towards CA or CPA qualifications)
  • Previous experience in a finance or accounts role

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