Senior Accountant in PH

JOB DESCRIPTION:
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  • Apply accounting standards
  • Determine the external reporting policies and expectations of an entity
  • Use and evaluate accounting and information systems
  • Prepare reports in accordance with requirements and policies
  • Participate in managing the external reporting function
  • Ensure work completed on behalf of 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.
  • Provide ongoing guidance of junior staff to ensure quality is maintained.
  • Review of junior staff work to ensure quality is maintained.
  • Management timeframe expectations of stakeholders.
  • Communicate expected timeframes to clients and management.
  • Ensure that management and clients are informed of expected changes in timeframes ahead of time.
  • Train junior staff.
  • Review the work of junior staff.
  • Provide feedback to junior staff.
  • Contribute to the formal review process of junior staff.
  • Manage the expectations of your managers.
  • 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-to-day 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 analyses 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 in 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 organization.
  • 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 prioritized 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 with internal policies and procedures.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • 7-12 year’s work experience.
  • Experience in working with Xero or MYOB.
  • 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 organizational planning and coordination skills.
  • Experience working independently and as a member of a team.
  • Experience using CRM software (Preferred).
  • An understanding of Australian Taxation Law is advantageous but not essential.
  • Strong ability to manage priorities time.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong written English language skills.
  • Intermediate verbal English language skills.
  • Intermediate interpersonal communication.
  • Intermediate initiative and problem-solving skills ability.
  • Intermediate interpersonal communication.
  • Intermediate mathematics skill.
  • Intermediate analytical skills.
  • Intermediate level of English-speaking skills.
  • Willingness to develop knowledge about the relevant subject matter of the role.
  • Working Hours: Mon-Fri, AU Business Hours