Junior Accountant in PH

JOB DESCRIPTION:
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  • To provide bookkeeping services to clients.
  • To provide management and financial reporting to clients.
  • To assist with ad hoc reporting as and when required.
  • To assist clients with other back office reporting functions from time to time.
  • To ensure work completed of a high quality and within required timeframes.
  • To communicate with and manage client expectations and escalate issues that arise to Team Leader/Directors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Accounts payable
  • Financial reporting/analysis
  • Payroll
  • Internet banking
  • International/foreign currency transactions
  • Some banking duties – making payments for clients
  • Prepare and analyse monthly performance and provide provisional commentary for Team Leader / Directors review.
  • Prepare the quarterly GST return (BAS) for clients.
  • Prepare reports at clients request and in accordance with Team Leaders or Directors instructions.
  • Ensure work completed on behalf clients is free of errors or inaccuracies.
  • For instances when you do not feel you have the knowledge or expertise to complete a task, escalate the task to management accompanied by your recommended course of action.
  • Ensure a proactive approach to communications to ensure that stakeholders are abreast of all relevant information that they may require and rely on in their day-today business decisions.
  • Take necessary steps to ask questions of stakeholders so that you are certain on requirements before beginning tasks and assignments.
  • Ability to work through client issues and provide appropriate recommendations to resolve.
  • Ability to analyse financial statements and highlight any anomalies for either client or management’s advice/query.
  • Suggest and implement process improvements.
  • Actively contribute to team discussions relating to continuous improvements of business processes and procedures.
  • Actively encourage junior staff to contribute to discussions relating to business processes and procedures.
  • Continually follow the standard processes and procedures of the organisation.
  • Take actions to ensure junior staff follow standard processes and procedures.
  • Report breakdowns or weaknesses in processes and procedures to management for review.
  • Contribute to the preparation of standard processes and procedures.
  • Contribute to the improvement of processes and procedures.
  • Ensure that work is prioritised in accordance with business priorities.
  • Ensure daily timesheets are accurately maintained and presented on a timely basis.
  • Ensure on time attendance to work in accordance internal policies and procedures.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

SKILLS:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Intermediate written English language skills.
  • Intermediate verbal English language skills.
  • Intermediate interpersonal communication.
  • Intermediate initiative and problem-solving skill ability.
  • Intermediate interpersonal communication.
  • Intermediate mathematics skill.
  • Intermediate analytical skills.
  • Willingness to develop knowledge about the relevant subject matter of the role.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office Suite products including intermediate skill level of MS Word, MS Excel.
  • Competent in use of Xero (Preferred).
  • Competent in use of MYOB.
  • An eagerness and want to learn.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 year’s work experience.
  • Experience in working with Xero or MYOB (Preferred).
  • Experience in development processes and procedures and implementation of same.
  • Experience in assignments in managing client assignments and projects.
  • Experience using MS Office applications.
  • Demonstrated organisational planning and coordination skills.
  • Experience using CRM software (Preferred).
  • An understanding of Australian Taxation Law is advantageous but not essential.
  • Tertiary Qualifications
  • Looking to begin professional qualification.