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Junior Accountant

Date Posted
9th August 2017
Reference
VAC-26573
Sector
Accounting & Finance
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Nassau
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

This position is responsible for compiling and analyzing information related to all A/P, A/R, collections, general ledger, fixed assets, revenue accounting, bank reconciliations, VAT filing, and Inventory and account reconciliations.

Job Description

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compiles and analyzes financial information in order to prepare entries to accounts such as General Ledger accounts to document business transactions.
  • Maintains assigned GL accounts and reconciles accounts receivable detail and control accounts.
  • Runs reports and prepares spreadsheets to provide analysis of specific expense items. Performs detailed account analysis to identify trends.
  • Prepares journal entries to correct errors in posting to accounts.
  • Maintains all information on fixed assets including replacement schedules, depreciation, etc.
  • Performs bank reconciliations.
  • Investigates account variances and provides detailed explanation.
  • Assists departmental manager in monthly closing activity.
  • Assists other departmental team members in clerical activity to ensure timeliness of entries and adherence to closing schedule.
  • May train clerical employees on software use, analytical work or other job duties as necessary.
  • Compile information for monthly VAT filing
  • Maintain and prepare all information on Company’s Inventory

 

Skills, Experience, Capabilities - We're Looking for the Following in Applicants

Skills

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Skills in mathematics
  • Knowledge of accounting software
  • Skills in MS Word, Power Point, Outlook
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Ability to develop and run reports
  • Ability to analyze complex information
  • Good communication skills
  • Good business writing skills

 

Experience

Hiring Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Bahamian Citizenship

 

Hiring Preferences:

  • Experience using accounting software - AccPac or Quick Books
 

Accountabilities

  • Closing schedule is met monthly and quarterly
  • All accounts are reconciled and balanced
  • All variances are explained

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