Accountants Wanted: Out-Resource Business Support


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Brief description

We are looking for an experienced Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying an organizations financial transactions.

The accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing monthly reports. A successful Accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.

Tasks

  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice;
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements;
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology;
  • Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts;
  • Maintain or examine the records of government agencies;
  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards;
  • Report to management regarding the finances of an establishment.
  • Ensure compliance with ZICA principles

Qualifications and requirements

  • Ability to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions;
  • Ability to identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, such as QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • Relevant certification (e.g. CIMA or ACCA) will be preferred
  • A Member of ZICA

Competencies (in order of importance)

  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]


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