Operations Accountant Job Description

Operations Accountant Job Description

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Operations accountant provides accounting and business support to the international operations, including research and provide recommendation on accounting issues.

Operations Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Accounting for Marketing/PR and Customer Service -- contract review, expense review and analysis, journal entries, recons
Accounting for T&D, G&A, and Legal -- contract review, expense review and analysis, journal entries, recons
Team with business partners to ensure accounting has reviewed all material contracts, T&C's and commitments
Provide recommendations for internal accounting / operating controls and efficiencies
Supervising one other OCG staff member
Assisting in ad hoc tasks and perform other duties as needed
Issue resolution with mid and front office on various day to day activities
Budget and cost review, and reconciliation for all open items
Collaborate with internal and external parties
Perform the monthly forecasting and close processes for the company-wide Staff area, including detailed analytical comparisons of current quarter and current year to prior forecast, budget and prior year

Operations Accountant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Operations Accountant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, SOX, AIA, MBA, CMA, CFO

Education for Operations Accountant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the operations 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, Education, Business/Administration, MBA, Economics, Accountancy, Administration, Accounting/Business

Skills for Operations Accountant

Desired skills for operations accountant include:

International accounting standards would be an added advantage
MS Office
SAP
International accounting and reporting standards
MS Office and SAP
Accounting
Audience
English
Excel
IFRS

Desired experience for operations accountant includes:

Strong background in math and computer use, ability to do manual calculations
Program management and/or business operations experience (procurement, manufacturing, logistics, ) preferred
Prepare quarterly external reporting, including commitments and contingencies and intercompany reconciliations
Support the development of budgets and long term plans for the business areas
Proactively identify and implement internal process improvements in order to optimize efficiencies, improve the quality of analysis, and deliver effective forecasts
Prepare high level schedules for senior management and other ad hoc reports as requested

Operations Accountant Examples

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Operations Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of operations 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 operations accountant
  • Analyze, establish, and maintain accounting records
  • Recommend accounting and control systems
  • Communicate with other program accounting staff as needed in order to complete aforementioned reports
  • SAP Updates- Mass costing updates and raw material price updates
  • Material Ledger Close- Complete the SAP Process for month end reporting and resolve any errors
  • Perform comprehensive reviews and analyses of general ledger activity
  • Review monthly cost statement and journal entries as required (accruals and prepayments, corrections )
  • Review of tax distributions and tax returns for unit trust clients
  • Review and some preparation of specific supplementary tax reporting
  • Review of corporate actions and procedures from a tax reporting perspective
Qualifications for operations accountant
  • Minimum of 2+ years combined public and / or private experience
  • ERP systems experience - experience with Workday Financials or other cloud based ERP systems is a plus
  • Review and preparation of monthly and year-end financial and management reports for commercial and development properties
  • Review of project cost analysis reports and monitoring cashflows of development projects
  • Preparation and monitoring of forecasts and budgets
  • Monitor and evaluate internal controls and improve efficiency/effectiveness of workflow processes
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Operations Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an operations 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 operations accountant
  • May act as a lead and provide direction and training to less experience accounting staff
  • Ensure that all deliverables are captured, completed and delivered according to agreed timetables and client SLAs
  • Provide assistance to the Senior Tax Manager in relation to tax related issues
  • Assist and facilitate communication with clients over their tax reporting requirements and tax related queries
  • Act as a subject matter expert for tax related queries
  • Build and maintain external client relationships
  • Build and maintain effective partnerships with local and offshore teams
  • Represent Tax team on specific projects relating to clients, process improvements, and product development
  • In depth knowledge on all of the team’s processes
  • Provision of training, coaching and guidance to team members
Qualifications for operations accountant
  • Review and submission of GST
  • Liaise with auditor for year-end statutory financial reporting
  • CPA motivated
  • Midstream or similar industry preferred
  • Able to maintain financial accuracy while meeting closing dates
  • CPA/CA qualification or Masters of Tax desirable
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Operations Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an operations 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 operations accountant
  • Performing a variety of analyses or projects relating to operational accounting procedures, methods or systems
  • Maintain routine account journals and prepare basic financial statements
  • Monitor and interpret financial data in the development of cost analysis and reports
  • Perform internal auditing of financial records and act as lead
  • Prepare financial/statistical analysis reports
  • Prepare and monitor budgets and financial activity
  • Audit labor history
  • Responsible for post award sponsored administration
  • Prepare analysis of future and current developers fee
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals for potential affordable housing projects
Qualifications for operations accountant
  • Relevant financial services industry experience highly regarded
  • Understanding of the taxation of financial arrangements (TOFA), unit trusts, and complying superannuation funds
  • Strong systems and technical knowledge of HiPortfolio (or asset management system) and GTI (or custody system)
  • ACA/ACCA/CPA/CIMA qualified - 5 years' experience in a manufacturing industry role ideally at a minimum
  • Excellent working knowledge of the English, French, Italian required
  • Allocate various costs such as property and liability insurance
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Operations Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an operations 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 operations accountant
  • Capture of all portfolio investments’ underlying valuations, primarily from GP provided Capital Accounts, using sound judgement and interpretation
  • Collation, testing and provision of Quarterly and Annual valuations for inclusion in Accounts, LP Meetings, and ad hoc investor circulars
  • Daily monitoring and weekly reconciliation of Coller database to that of our third party administrators
  • Maintenance of strong internal and external relationships
  • Aiding in forecasting and monitoring cash requirements for the Coller Funds, ensuring sufficient liquidity to meet investment costs and expenses, whilst maximising returns to investors
  • Input to and maintenance of a sophisticated document management system
  • Ad hoc team and analytical tasks as and when appropriate
  • Stock Reviewing – Running Aged Stock reports and provision evaluations
  • Scrap Management – Review aged stock to produce scrap plans, processing scrap notes and provide a full audit trail
  • Forecasting Stock Provisions - Total ageing provisions and net scrap values calculations to provide the FC with clear indications on financial impact for the month
Qualifications for operations accountant
  • 3-5+ years of hands-on property accounting experience
  • Experience in MS Word, MS PowerPoint MS Excel
  • Knowledge of MIP /Sage general ledger software
  • The Supervisor/Specialist will utilize key business knowledge to make informed decisions thereby reducing the exposure to risk whilst adhering to the strict reporting deadlines
  • Knowledge of VAT legislation
  • Knowledge of European indirect tax would be an advantage
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Operations Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an operations 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 operations accountant
  • Corporate Purchasing/Plant Purchasing to Accounting liaison
  • Monitor and analyze outside mixing through SAP subcontracting
  • Packaging stocks/ Coatings – Ensure the system is in line with physical stock counts processed by various Departments
  • Costings- Manage the costing process within the finance team
  • Stock Reconciliations/ Machine Rates- To provide accurate stock figures for Management reporting, NRV Calculations, Labour and Overhead Analysis and updating Machine Rates using the Unicorn Model
  • Journal Postings- Completing stock journals relating to provisions and other adjustments
  • Variance Analysis– Reviewing the production variances to ensure the standard costs in the system are accurate
  • Engineering Stock – Monthly calculation of engineering stores provisions and processing the adjustments as required
  • Management of Accounts Assistant– This person covers sales ledger and other accounts administration
  • Chair the weekly performance meetings and ensure actions are followed up, in absence of FC
Qualifications for operations accountant
  • Master degree either in Economics/Accountancy/Finance
  • Qualified Accountant or QBE with around 3 years of relevant experience
  • Validating GSTT projects for CI and procurement to ensure these are in line with actual savings being seen
  • Qualified/Part Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA)
  • Highly responsive with the ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Approachable and a team player

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