Accountant

Job Summary

Support management planning and financial decision making by providing management with financial information by researching, analyzing daily budgets on the production floors, accounts and preparing initial drafts of financial reporting requirements by accurately recording A/P (including Purchasing), A/R and Fixed Assets transactions

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Mission: To become a key and accretive member of the Company’s Finance Department.
Competencies (Personality)
Importance Rating
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Organization and detail-oriented
Results driven
Analytical capabilities
Risk management capabilities
Competencies (Professional)
Importance Rating
Software experience
Superior written and verbal skills
Ability to work efficiently on an individual basis
Ability to work effectively in a team setting
>3 Years of experience in progressive Accounting roles
High priority

Key Deliverables
  • Measured Outcomes
  • Keep all product and company related information confidential
  • Exhibit a deep knowledge of the Company’s products and their respective procurement and manufacturing processes
  • Must be able to produce financial statements within 180 days of training
  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts
  • Value assets by appraising current condition; assessing potential
  • Recommend financial actions by assessing options in relation to organization goals
  • Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts
  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, formatting, analyzing, and explaining information within 180 days of training
  • Exhibit increasing technical knowledge as measure by management
  • Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information
  • Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes
  • Must review weekly A/R and A/P reports to Executive Chairman no later than Monday by 12pm (every week)
  • Must enter all weekly A/R and A/P data completely and without errors in the ERP no later than Friday by 11:00am every week
  • Present yourself in a professional manner at all times
  • Ensure that no customer is over their credit limit or beyond their credit terms unless written approval is provided by Finance
  • Maintain housekeeping standards: daily cleaning of work area as necessary while following the Company’s safety guidelines and “5 S” standards
  • Ensure that information is recorded and conveyed according to or better than expected standards in terms of completeness, accuracy and compliance
  • Must be punctual to all scheduled meetings and communicate potential tardiness no less than an hour prior to the scheduled time
  • Seek opportunities to provide assistance to other staff and management team members whenever possible
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of company policy, procedures and culture protocols
Special Projects
Execute special projects or assignments as allocated by management
Carry out research and analysis that may be required for such projects
Prepare detailed and accurate information for immediate management on projects and any implementation actions
Natural Attributes
Interpersonal Communication
Conduct self in a honest, polite and professional manner
Able to communicate with others in a warm and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport
Written communication – communicates ideas on complex and sensitive issues accurately and clearly in writing (perfect grammar, punctuation, syntax and spelling), selecting language, tone and format to suit target recipients
Verbal communication – speaks in a clear succinct manner and tailors language to suit target audience
Conflict resolution – defuses and resolves conflict in a range of situations, where tact and diplomacy are required
Initiate contact easily with people on different levels of the organization
Establish new working relationships and maintain existing relationships
Organization and detail-oriented
Able to organize, prioritize and schedule tasks
Develop realistic action plans while being sensitive to time constraints and resource availability
Organize resources in such a way as to maximize the value of each of task
Ensure all work is completed before or by the deadline and on budget
Exhibit accuracy and focus on getting things right – the first time
No repetition of prior mistakes
Results-driven
A capacity and passion to maintain focus on the desired outcome of any project
Produce desired results within a prescribed time frame
Analytical capabilities
Intellectual capacity – learns new skills and ideas quickly and assimilates complex information, applying knowledge gained to a new setting
Problem-solving – quickly defines complex and ambiguous problems, pinpoints key issues and develops workable solutions
Analytical thinking – across multi-dimensional areas, assesses complex information, quickly perceives implications and makes sound strategic judgments
Open to the ideas of others
Exhibit a constant willingness to incorporate the useful ideas of others in tasks or projects
Does not exhibit superiority or “know it all” personality traits when dealing with others
Maintain a consistently open mind about areas for professional and personal improvement while not being defensive or paralyzed by such criticism
 

The position comes with accommodation. 

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