Qualified Accountant Job Description

Qualified Accountant Job Description

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Qualified accountant provides guidance to SAP and Agris users as it relates to accounting policies and SAP general ledger support.

Qualified Accountant Duties & Responsibilities

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Share relevant thought leadership with colleagues to enhance knowledge
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Read situations and use your commercial l acumen
Preparing weekly sales and profit reports
Preparing weekly bank reconciliations
Posting monthly journals for preparation of monthly management accounts
Preparing company monthly trial balance

Qualified Accountant Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Qualified Accountant

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Education for Qualified Accountant

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Employers hiring for the qualified accountant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, Graduate, Management, Supervision, Financial Analysis, Project Management, Guidance, Professional Development

Skills for Qualified Accountant

Desired skills for qualified accountant include:

Accounting Principles
SAP being an advantage
Tools and applications in support of Accounting Ledger processing
Tools and applications in support of General Ledger processing
Accenture's business
ERPs
Viztopia is beneficial
Book-keeping and accounts preparation
Macros would be beneficial
Regulatory issues

Desired experience for qualified accountant includes:

Year end requirements
Providing cover for debtors and bank lodgements duties
Providing cover for system support
Preparing weekly wage timesheets for employees
Dealing with Ad-hoc duties
A part-qualified accountant pursuing professional exams with at least 2 years experience ideally from a practice environment where audit is not the main responsibility

Qualified Accountant Examples

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Qualified Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of qualified accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for qualified accountant
  • Month end process including detailed analysis and commentary
  • Identifying risks and opportunities for the business
  • Financial and management reporting, including Opex analysis
  • Reporting actuals against forecasts
  • FBT returns and BAS statements
  • Ongoing improvement of systems and processes
  • Play a key role in the integration process of CoR/SGA accounting duties into London Office, from Nordic countries
  • Assist with GES month end process
  • Process and pay all accounts payable invoices for GES
  • Prepare account reconciliations as required
Qualifications for qualified accountant
  • Strong academic background, ideally degree qualified
  • CA qualification from Big 4 or Top Tier Chartered Accounting firm
  • Exposure to working with or for ASX listed businesses
  • Thorough knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards
  • Ideally you will have commercial experience working in Oil & Gas, Energy or Mining industries
  • Passionate, energetic and keen to learn and add value in this dynamic business
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Qualified Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of qualified 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 qualified accountant
  • Prepare MPIL invoices for customs clearance
  • Preparation of VAT returns, other tax filings, CSO returns and liais with government agencies as required
  • Other duties/projects as they arise
  • Project related work in terms of creating financial proposals on, new business ventures, access to capital, bedgeting and forecasting etc for new and existing clients
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate review and processing of month end close and accounting transactions
  • This individual will need to assist the book-keepers with certain accounts where necessary
  • Assisting with multiple Audit assignments (you will be given training in Audit if required)
  • Responsibility for assisting with the monthly reporting packs
  • Assist with the statutory accounts
  • Proactively look at ways to improve the reporting process and the accuracy of the information provided
Qualifications for qualified accountant
  • ACCA, ACA, CPA qualified
  • A minimum of 3 years practice experience required
  • Qualified ACA with good academic record
  • Fully Qualified
  • Knowledge of multiple accounting packages beneficial - Sage, Viztopia, Big Red Book
  • The successful candidate must be capable of creating PnL's (profit and loss accounts) and working with the external accountants to produce monthly management accounts
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Qualified Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a qualified 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 qualified accountant
  • Preparation of the quarterly and annual regulatory returns
  • Quarterly SAP reporting of balance sheets and profit and loss accounts for three legal entities
  • Management of month end reporting cycle
  • Period end close of ledgers
  • Month end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Calculation of accruals, prepayments and journals for month end accounts
  • Reviewing consumable stock gross profit margins and investigation of variances to budget
  • Annual statutory accounts preparation and completion
  • Working with the Auditors and accounting advisors on financial compliance
  • Weekly KPI reporting around, sales, margins, stock, cash etc
Qualifications for qualified accountant
  • Excellent communication skills and a can do attitude
  • Preparation of Financial Statements / Accounts for small & medium sized businesses right up to Trial Balance stage
  • Meeting with / speaking to clients
  • Experience working in an Accounting Practice (1-5 yrs)
  • Experience with Thesaurus package
  • Ability to deal with a broad range of clients
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Qualified Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of qualified accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for qualified accountant
  • Drive efficiencies around the costing function
  • Budgeting, Cashflow and forecasting activities
  • Assisting the Financial Accountant in variety of finance tasks
  • Full balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Diligent maintenance of filing for support for all payments and receipts, ensuring all relevant electronic records are appropriately maintained and stored
  • Finance Month End - Review/Prepare and posting GL Journals
  • Review/Prepare intercompany recharges
  • Liaise with Business owners and SSC to resolve
  • Intercompany issues to manage and resolve IC open items
  • To assist with Finance month end pack and to generate and issue reports to stakeholders
Qualifications for qualified accountant
  • Month/Quarter/Year End Activity
  • Analysis of accounts to ensure all accruals have been processed
  • Strong experience in month/quarter end close in a multi-organizational environment
  • Working knowledge of Oracle r12 (or other large ERP system) is a strong plus
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant Accounts preparation experience
  • Knowledge of Sage Line 200 and SAP would be an advantage
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Qualified Accountant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of qualified accountant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for qualified accountant
  • Vat and PAYE reporting
  • Adhoc reports to Sales team and other stakeholders
  • Liaise with SSC to resolve Inter- company issues
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including Profit and Loss Account, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
  • Preparation and posting of accruals/prepayments, debtors, creditors, cash/ bank, net wages, gift vouchers and other month end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure all stock sheets are updated in line with any price increases/decreases and monitoring of monthly stocktakes investigating and resolving any discrepancies
  • Ensure other revenues are accounted for correctly
  • Preparation of weekly financial reports including forecasting of profits, cash and payroll for review
  • Regular liaison with client auditors and management of client audits
  • Assistance with VAT registration
Qualifications for qualified accountant
  • Excellent attention to detail with good written and verbal communication skills
  • ACCA, ACA, CPA qualified ideally
  • Candidates must be willing to become familiar with all aspects of financial control
  • Experience with dealing and working with an SME in a close client or direct capacity
  • Retail finance experience a distinct advantage
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a practice

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