Chartered Accountant Job Description

Chartered Accountant Job Description

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Chartered accountant provides accounting and regulatory guidance (both US GAAP & IFRS) to internal customers and stakeholders on key accounting issues impacting the business.
Chartered Accountant Job Description

Chartered Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Understanding of IFRS/ Local GAAP for the relevant country/cluster and ensure compliance
Collaborate directly with clients to build valuable relationships and ensure their success (including training and discussions on Accounting, GAAP, STAT, IFRS & GIPS procedures)
Provide complex and occasionally highly complex financial analysis for a financial function or a business, typically exercising a strong understanding of the business to determine the best method for achieving objectives
Manage Full-sets of accounts
Play a key role in assisting the Country Controller in several key areas of Controllership responsibilities
Ensure financial integrity of both internal (AFM and HP policy) and external (local legal statutory) planning and reporting
Ensure compliance of financial statements with US and local GAAP requirements and ensures appropriate business controls are in place for any systems and processes with financial impact
Ensure HP's assets are safeguarded and accounted for
Work closely with country team
Provide the most complex financial analysis for a financial function or a business, typically exercising a unique understanding of the business to determine the best method for achieving objectives

Chartered Accountant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Chartered Accountant

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Education for Chartered Accountant

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Employers hiring for the chartered accountant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as University and Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, MBA, Professional Communication, Economics, Master of Business Administration, Administration, Accounting/Business, Management

Skills for Chartered Accountant

Desired skills for chartered accountant include:

One area
Accounting and the utilization of Audit Tools and Resources
Engagement management
Risk Identification and Response
IFRS
ISA accounting principles
MS Office and SAP
SA GAAP
Ability to demonstrate the use of graphics for financial reporting requirement
Spreadsheet and graphical presentation software

Desired experience for chartered accountant includes:

Financial Services articles or keen interest in Financial Services
Available to start February 2017
Consult with business leaders to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope
Forecast financial results within the broadest scope
Lead and advise on the most complex business initiatives, typically leading several analysts across multiple areas within finance and across geographies/organizations
Consult with business leaders to guide and influence strategic decision-making within a broad scope

Chartered Accountant Examples

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Chartered Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a chartered accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for chartered accountant
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to analysts
  • Ability to influence multiple organizations within a broad scope, typically interacting with directors and Vice President (VP)
  • Develop and oversee control systems to prevent or deal with
  • Be a full member of a team and perform analytical work, participate in team meetings and present your recommendations to senior client executives
  • Prepare financial statements in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards and manage the audit process with McKinsey’s global Finance Centre of Excellence
  • Prepare and submit taxation calculations and reports to relevant taxation authorities, including appropriate treatment of relevant double-taxation agreements
  • Work on client projects and help solve management problems
  • Prepares monthly position of actual results against budget, analyze results and recommend to Executive Committee measures required to meet budget
  • Analyze financial and management reports
  • Preparation and review of Notice to Reader, Review, and Audit Engagements
Qualifications for chartered accountant
  • Should possess strong advisory skills
  • Should be able to work with prompt response time
  • Hungarian Chartered Accountant certification incl
  • Proficiency in bookkeeping
  • 3-5 years financial/management accounting experience
  • Experience using large ERP system valued (SAP / Oracle or other)
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Chartered Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of chartered 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 chartered accountant
  • Preparation of corporate and personal US tax returns
  • Assisting partners with tax planning and compliances
  • Other accounting, tax, and administrative duties as required
  • Ensure Policy Adherence along with Control and compliance
  • Review monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations, identify probable financial exposures, and take appropriate action
  • Support all types of Audit (Statutory, Tax, and Govt
  • Support Principal/Agency related process data analysis and ensure related controls
  • Participate/contribute in global/regional projects and contribute
  • Manage and lead a team, conduct periodic appraisals, have career discussions, perform career planning
  • Provide required functional and technical training to team
Qualifications for chartered accountant
  • Experience in administration of grants and subsidies preferred
  • A history of strong academic performance at a SAICA accredited university
  • Demonstrated leadership within or outside a work setting
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc., B.A., B.Eng./Tech., LL.B/B.L, ) or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any discipline with a minimum of second class upper/upper credit
  • Have a minimum of 5 credits in WASSCE Ordinary Level/NECO subjects or accepted equivalent examination, including Mathematics and English Language in one sitting only
  • Be a certified accountant with a minimum of associate membership of either ICAN, ACCA, CPA
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Chartered Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of chartered accountant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for chartered accountant
  • Proactively seek ways to add value to your team & Clearwater
  • Work with business partners to ensure that controls have been defined and sufficient evidence is retained to demonstrate adherence to established controls
  • Ensure the overall quality and consistency of audit work and adherence to department and professional standards for audits
  • Manage and execute audits, including identifying and analyzing risks, planning and prioritizing the audit work, observing operations, documenting and analysing procedures and controls, performing audit tests, preparing appropriate work papers and developing audit recommendations
  • Foster and maintain a healthy, collaborative team environment and strong group morale
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with management, learning and understanding the business to better provide value-added services, establishing credibility as a management consultant and internal controls resource, and ensuring business partner satisfaction
  • Management of day to day operations related to India payroll
  • Management of SOX & IFC compliances related to India payroll
  • Management of GL activities related to Payroll and other related tasks
  • Management of Income Tax declarations and investment proofs submitted by India employees
Qualifications for chartered accountant
  • Be 30 years old or younger by December 2017
  • Must have knowledge of Accounting (for candidates applying for Audit and application of relevant reporting framework
  • Have good project management effectiveness, flexible in meet changing circumstances to meet dynamic client needs
  • Be able to identify client-specific problems, proffer workable solutions and develop potential business opportunities
  • 5+ years’ experience with managing a team
  • Experience with ISA800 audits
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Chartered Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of chartered accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for chartered accountant
  • Management of payroll related reconciliations and checklist with team
  • Legal and Statutory compliances (Direct Taxes, Indirect Taxes, PF, ESI, PT etc)
  • Management of TDS returns and TDS certificates for employees
  • Management and Finalization of India Audit with Statutory Auditors for payroll process and other related tasks
  • Working with HQ and teams for month end
  • Any other additional task or tasks incidental to any of the above
  • Participate as part of a team with targeted deliverables, working on initiatives designed to improve processes and applications which support our key business areas
  • Work independently with minimal supervision, establish priorities, and use your communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to add value to each project
  • Interact with other Program Associates to share learning and network within the organization
  • Apply business requirements gathering techniques to develop business requirements, understand relationships and facilitate the communication between businesses
Qualifications for chartered accountant
  • Professional Accounting Designation, , Chartered Accountant • Minimum 15 years finance / accounting experience
  • Thorough understanding of Oracle financial systems
  • Proficient at using Microsoft Office including, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in public practice accounting and tax
  • Additional experience in US Tax and assurance is considered an asset
  • Ability to excel in high pressure working environment
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Chartered Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a chartered 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 chartered accountant
  • Managing and over-seeing regulatory and compliance issues
  • Preparation of Board Packs and client bench-marking analysis
  • Reviewing new client's business operations and work with the team that implements solutions
  • Responding to and following up on queries by the captive account-holders
  • Maintenance and development of various management information reports
  • Of technical insurance support across the team
  • Preparation of financial statements client financial and
Qualifications for chartered accountant
  • Can do attitude with the desire and ability to take on new tasks
  • Experience to work in a team-based environment
  • The desire to grow your career in a mid-size public accounting firm
  • Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Word
  • Written and oral fluency in English is mandatory
  • 4 or more years of relevant work experience in the accounting area, with experience in the submission of the declaration taxes to the Tax Authority

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