Finance & Accounting Job Description

Finance & Accounting Job Description

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Finance & accounting provides business advice and services to management and staff to ensure compliance with applicable federal laws, regulation, policies and good business practices.

Finance & Accounting Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure effectiveness of accuracy and timeliness of forecasting, reporting, accruals, collections, and other financially related processes and systems on a weekly and monthly basis
Ensure processes are running efficiently and effectively
Support accounting processes while simplifying as the business grows through new markets and countries
Manage, serve and oversee as point of contact/liaison for all financial processes related to a designated contract, including all cost allocations, indirect rate impacts, revenue and billing reconciliations
Based on production absorption report, analyze over/under absorption variances
Produce product cost tracking summary on turnkey cost saving programs
Recommend ledger account coding for operational/departmental expenses
Monthly purchase price variance and inventory adjustment analysis
Report monthly US IAS38 purchases/material flows details
Analyze quarterly inventory obsolescence and advise appropriate provision for reserve

Finance & Accounting Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Finance & Accounting

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Education for Finance & Accounting

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

Skills for Finance & Accounting

Desired skills for finance & accounting include:

Job-relevant issues
Applicable federal
Local governmental laws and regulations
Microsoft Office applications

Desired experience for finance & accounting includes:

Review all existing items and BOM cost changes
Perform count variance analysis for year-end physical inventory (PI), and reconcile inventory and adjustment impact before and after PI
Recommend appropriate transactions and ledger account coding to all inventory usage/movement inquiries
Provide Materials and Collaterals teams financial setup guidelines for new inventory item setup
Work closely with the country managers and local teams on SRPs, compare versus set co-efficient and challenge market on rationale/cause
Communicate updates to respective teams

Finance & Accounting Examples


Finance & Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of finance & accounting. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for finance & accounting
  • Assist with implementing and documenting new accounting processes
  • Working with various cross-functional stakeholders to maintain efficient and compliant accounting processes, and effective controls
  • Leads continuous improvement initiatives, standardization, re-engineering of processes and controls and implementation of best practices
  • Demonstrating excellent project management abilities and strong understanding of financial accounting systems
  • Monitor and manage cash flow of the company and Establish and maintain banking relationships with banks
  • Perform credit risk management
  • Work closely with business functions to support decision making
  • Production of the group financial accounts and reporting
  • Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Statutory Accounts
  • Management of the General Ledger and Accounts Payable Clerks
Qualifications for finance & accounting
  • Minimum of two years completed in an undergraduate program pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field discipline
  • Confidence in professional aptitude and ability to effectively convey skills, knowledge, and qualifications
  • To clients
  • Team player with a strong desire to be an active, long-term participant in the growth of the company
  • Effective communication skills - Able to communicate and interact with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Supervisor experience is a plus

Finance & Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of finance & accounting. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finance & accounting
  • Opportunity to be mentored and work alongside an inspirational entrepreneur who will inspire you to elevate your game too!
  • Oversee SOX compliance and ensuring proper controls
  • Strategic planning, financial modeling and budgeting/forecasting
  • Manage/mentor staff
  • Supervises assigned administrative staff
  • Provides required month end financial reporting
  • Maintains daily compliance and submissions to management
  • Provide Project Managers & Finance Manager with ad-hoc reports and analysis as needed
  • Acts as a liaison between the finance department and other departments throughout the organization
  • Act as liaison between payment vendors and banks
Qualifications for finance & accounting
  • Team orientation and willingness to pitch in and help when others need it
  • You must have a passion for getting things done, and an appreciation for details
  • 4 year degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration required
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large volumes of data
  • Master in Accounting
  • Possess professional qualification will be an added advantage

Finance & Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of finance & accounting. 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 finance & accounting
  • Research and appropriately incorporate new changes (i.e., new products or transactions) to the regulatory reports to ensure compliance
  • Reviews accounting processes to identify opportunities to increase efficiency
  • Partner with IT under the Finance Managers supervision and others to develop immediate short term and long term actions to solve for deficiencies
  • Relevant retail experience with a multi-channel retail business is preferred
  • Part qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA preferred
  • Review transactions, support documents, journal postings, for quality, accuracy, consistency, authorizations and compliance
  • Compile, maintain, and review data and daily reports in administrative directories and financial databases for accuracy
  • Maintain calendar for all events in Microsoft Outlook
  • Leading financial statement reviews
  • Leading certain month end close activities, whilst ensuring that relevant deadlines are met and looking for ways to continuously improve this process
Qualifications for finance & accounting
  • 2-3 year experiences in cost accounting, finance or auditing
  • 5-6 years accounting/finance experience (public accounting preferred)
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the fields of Finance and Accounting required
  • 4-6 years of experience in financial accounting and reporting required
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Economics or related field of study
  • Ability to effectively interact with and present to executive management

Finance & Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of finance & accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for finance & accounting
  • Prepare, coordinate, track, and report on all client billings of deal-related revenue and expenses
  • Prepare US Broker-Dealer financial statements and workpapers
  • Maintain Service Agreement between parent entity and US Broker-Dealer
  • Assist in the cash management function to ensure proper funding
  • Assist with various regulatory reporting requirements
  • Assist with ad hoc requests from a variety of internal groups
  • Help identify and implement new system process improvements
  • Develop and maintain the project’s financial records and budget
  • Participate in developing pricing for add-ons, as necessary
  • Develop and maintain the projects financial policies and procedures, including policies and procedures for the security and privacy of financial information
Qualifications for finance & accounting
  • Minimum of 15 years of related experience in Accounting and Finance
  • Experience with operational accounting
  • University degree in Business/Economics/Accounting or ACCA, CPA degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated history of solving multiple and complex operational and accounting issues
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to deep dive into details yet see broader implications, and a proven self-starter
  • Proactive and results-driven, able to set and rapidly shift priorities and meet challenging deadlines

Finance & Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of finance & accounting. 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 finance & accounting
  • Analyze information collected from various sources to verify the completeness and accuracy of the data in order to ensure that all work-papers are in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Prepare and review supporting remarks to be submitted to the regulators, in response to any variances or other questions that are raised
  • Analyze accounts to identify variances and reconcile them accordingly
  • Develop and maintain desktop procedural documentation that supports the assigned regulatory reports
  • Work on ad-hoc assignments for projects such as IHC (Intermediary Holding Company)
  • Establish appropriate credit levels for all customers
  • Works with external auditors to complete interim and annual financial statement audits
  • Completes annual financial statements and related footnotes/disclosures to communication information in annual Franchisee Disclosure Document
  • Develops corrective action plans on audit exceptions to ensure exceptions are addressed
  • Provides on-going feedback and support to improve performance
Qualifications for finance & accounting
  • Knowledge of Italian GAAP and U.S. GAAP, statutory filings and statutory audit requirements, with exposure to multiple accounting standards in European jurisdictions (e.g., IFRS)
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university in the fields of Accounting or Finance required
  • BA/BS in Business Administration or Accounting -preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Consistently makes decisions in a timely manner and under pressure
  • Good leadership and organization skills are a must
  • Possess ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

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