Finance & Accounts Job Description

Finance & Accounts Job Description

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Finance & accounts provides GAAP guidance for complex technical accounting projects including purchase valuation accounting activities and master control environment.

Finance & Accounts Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Receive procurement request from business Departments Globally
Responsible for all aspects of the invoice process life cycle
Assist in the scenario analysis or stress testing exercises
Execute Finance Month End Close processes – manual system entries, Revenue & Cost of Sales controlling and analysis
Create management reporting /review material - reports that include analytics such a % of revenue, etc, variance analysis, estimates
Identifies & finds solutions to cost, revenue & other special accounting requirements for the unit supported (incl
Drive monthly forecasting process
Work with operations to create financial forecasts (FLASH) including Revenue and Cost detailed planning
Update forecast in SIFT & ALM, understand the linkage between EDW, SIFT, ALM
Coordinate and execute budget planning (inclusive Gap to Budget analysis and Risk Management)

Finance & Accounts Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Finance & Accounts

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: TDS, APD, APM, CESS, UK

Education for Finance & Accounts

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the finance & accounts 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, Education, Business/Administration, Accountancy, Economics, Professional Accountancy, Associates, Finance/Accounting

Skills for Finance & Accounts

Desired skills for finance & accounts include:

F&A Exposure
MS Excel
ERP environment
Microsoft Excel
Tools
Computer applications & GAAP would be desirable
Accounting and related systems and familiarity with Cost Accounting
Budgeting & Cost Control procedures
Cash Flows Statements
Equivalent

Desired experience for finance & accounts includes:

Holding self and other to the highest personal and professional standards, becoming a role model for ADP vision and values
Reinforcing our vision and strategy through words and actions to support ADP business goals
Sharing ideas and information across diverse audiences to drive our business
Using good judgment and risk assessment to make business decisions that keep the overall benefit to ADP in mind
Minimum 4 years relevant working experience, preferably with some experience from external auditing firms and public-listed companies
A strong team player with good MS office skills, and strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

Finance & Accounts Examples

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Finance & Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of finance & 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 finance & accounts
  • Have full responsibility for EMEA/APAC multi entity credit control and weekly aged debt reporting
  • Analyse customer reporting to agree and bill/accrue accurately
  • Help clear invoicing queries and disputes within laid down timescales, using escalation process if they remain unresolved
  • Research and allocate unidentified payments received against correct invoices
  • Aged debt cash flow preparation
  • Checking and authorising sales orders in Advertising System, Sales Force
  • Reconciling Salesforce to Netsuite
  • Develop constructive relationships with fellow team members and with relevant colleagues
  • Work with the Revenue Coordinator identify risks to the efficient working of company processes and help implement controls and procedures to effectively operate these
  • Staff Purchases
Qualifications for finance & accounts
  • Prioritize urgent invoice and aged invoice processing
  • 3 to 5 years of work experience in the area of media/entertainment AR or related
  • Strong accounting knowledge of debits and credits required
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills and strong Excel skills required
  • A proactive, self-directed approach with the ability to multi-task, think creatively, and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented and have a high sense of urgency and exceptional organizational and project managing skills
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a finance & accounts. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finance & accounts
  • Communicate with individual staffs if amendment needed
  • Run reimbursement and prepare the payment instruction to local finance
  • Process variable volume of invoices into multiple AP systems
  • Research and resolve vendor/plant inquiries in a courteous, effective and timely manner
  • Cross train within department to assist during absences
  • Manage comprehensive accounts payable activities including Direct & Indirect Invoicing, Travel & Expense (T&E), Freight Expense Process, and Procurement Card related processes
  • Provide leadership and support to attainment of cash flow generation goals for the region
  • Build highly engaged accounts payable organization and ensure effective development of team members across the EMEA region operating model
  • Develop and build strong working relationships key stakeholders – regional business unit leaders, procurement function leaders, finance function leaders
  • Provide leadership and governance to the overall Accounts Payable operating model to ensure standard process compliance and reliable outcomes for the regional business partners and functions
Qualifications for finance & accounts
  • Able to work effectively and independently under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • BA/BS degree in finance, business administration, or accounting is preferred
  • Experience in F&A RTR , GL
  • A minimum of 8-10 years of demonstrated work experience in related field
  • Demonstrated expertise in business negotiations and relationship management
  • Knowledgeable about software sales and consulting business practices and competitor products and services
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Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of finance & 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 finance & accounts
  • Driving continual improvement through Operational Excellence initiatives to implement Standard Work, reduce process variation, transform business processes and simplify the financial close
  • Ensure primary responsibility for strong internal control environment and financial compliance
  • Facilitating OTC problem resolution including managing the order holds or releases decision process
  • Conducting trend analysis to drive continuous improvement related to OTC processes and systems
  • Maintaining a constant focus on achieving and surpassing established metrics
  • Proactively partnering with internal and external customers to identify trends and resolve OTC issues
  • Providing direction and assistance to global team in resolving issues to meet OTC metrics
  • Coordinates the daily workflow, assigning tasks and supervising a
  • To make spot check for all outlets at least three times per month
  • Responsiblefor co-odinating of monthly accounting closes and reporting to the groupheadquarters
Qualifications for finance & accounts
  • Maintaining focus to deliver results in a fast-pace and diverse environment
  • Motivating and managing exceptional team performance, making the most of associates' diverse strengths and skills
  • Providing opportunities, guidance and feedback to help all associates continuously learn, discover process improvements and contribute to ADP's overall success
  • Cantonese is preferred
  • Performance management – takes initiative to develop annual goals and gains support from manager
  • Coaching/mentoring development – takes an active role in educating, supporting and integrating others into the firm
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of finance & accounts. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finance & accounts
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies following through to resolution which often requires creative resolution, flexibility and patience
  • Research and resolve customer inquiries in a courteous, effective and timely manner
  • Cross train within Accounts Payable to assist during absences and to expand understanding of the department’s mission
  • Review and verify invoices to match with required back up documents
  • Daily and weekly operational activities for AR, Bank and GL functions
  • Preparing, reviewing and explanation of performance review on a monthly basis
  • Identifying trends in financial performance and providing recommendations for improvement by analysing
  • Interpreting data and making comparative analyses
  • Improves financial status by analysing results
  • Preparation of various regular and ad hoc reports on time and in requested quality
Qualifications for finance & accounts
  • Issue management & quality assurance – demonstrates sound problem solving abilities when proposing solutions to issues
  • Ability to contribute and support a team environment besides able to work independently
  • Strong communication skills and confidence when dealing with senior business unit leadership
  • Focus on employee growth and development in a PDI culture
  • Significant and proven management and leadership experience
  • Four year college degree or professional Finance qualification, advanced degree and financial certifications are a plus
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Finance & Accounts Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of finance & 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 finance & accounts
  • Attends to any administrative tasks required for the proper functioning of DocMatrix
  • Communicate with multiple internal and external stakeholders Senior Management, Clients, Auditors, Regional and Local Finance
  • Key Results Indicators & Measures of success
  • To process payments on suppliers’ invoices via SAP
  • To process staff reimbursement claim via Concur
  • To prepare, organize and scan the invoices to Basware
  • Support all cash collection efforts including preparation of invoices, cash collections, cash application, and filing
  • Analyze client statements and contracts to ensure accuracy of reporting
  • Monitor the cash on client accounts
  • Maintain and update statement tracking database and follow-up with clients accordingly
Qualifications for finance & accounts
  • Executes operational (including transactional) tasks independently and deals with customers' queries
  • Ensures timely and accurate customer billing
  • Bachelor's degree or up to 2 years of experience - Previous experience in Finance Shared Services for a global company a strong plus
  • Previous experience in Accounts Receivable dedicated role a strong plus
  • Demonstrates basic to advanced understanding of financial accounting, reporting, planning, controlling, assurance, internal control along with treasury and investment a strong
  • Bachelor's degree or up to 3 years of experience

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