Accountant (US)

  • Full Time
  • Colombo

Website EMAPTA

You have the power to change your future.

Embrace a unique opportunity to upgrade your career to a global level while staying grounded in your homeland. Our client is offering a position that allows you to make your mark in the world of accounting and finance without ever leaving your country. As a Cost Accountant, you’ll become an essential part of our client’s dynamic team, contributing to the fascinating world of business accounting using cutting-edge tools. Join us, and you’ll experience a myriad of professional growth opportunities and successes, all from the comfort of your home country!

Job Description

As a Cost Accountant , you will be responsible for the meticulous update and maintenance of the fixed asset register. This critical task involves various components, such as incorporating new asset items into the register, overseeing the processes of depreciation, disposal, and trade-ins.

Here’s an overview of your future role:
Employment Type: Full-time
Shift: Night Shift
Work Setup: Remote/ Work from Home

What do you need to succeed?
3+ years of full-cycle accounting experience
Hands-on experience working with US clients preferred
1-2 years of experience working as a Bookkeeper, preferred
Demonstrating effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and manage multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment
QuickBooks Certified, along with experience in other cloud accounting apps (such as and ReceiptBank), preferred
Proficiency in advanced Excel/GSuite
Ability to interact with clients
High school diploma required
Above-average communication skills, able to communicate with clients directly
Autonomy in the role
Excellent understanding of US tax legislation, especially for individuals and companies
Good understanding of the client’s accounting systems, e.g., QuickBooks, CRM, Intuit ProConnect
Able to onboard new clients for accounting: Setup new QuickBooks accounts, setup COA, record beginning balances using prior year tax return
Able to clean up accounting records for new clients, if needed.
What awaits you in this role?
Update and maintain the fixed asset register, including adding new asset items, processing depreciation, disposal, and trade-ins.
Reconcile balance sheet accounts, including tax, loan, and bank account reconciliation.
Demonstrate the ability to prepare a list of queries for the supervisor, manager, and/or client’s attention. The quality of queries should be at an advanced level.
Prepare and complete monthly/quarterly financial statements and tax returns.
Prepare and file sales tax returns.
Reconcile payroll entries.
Perform the month-end close process.
Prepare and post journal entries.
Assist with the year-end close process.
Pay vendor invoices and track bank account balances (this service may not be offered to all clients; at most, it may be for one or two clients).
Demonstrate the ability to prepare a list of queries for the supervisor, manager, and/or client’s attention.
Why choose us?
Access to thousands of dollars of tax-saving strategies and implementation tools, along with additional personal and professional development materials provided by the company free of charge.
100% remote, stable, family-friendly role.
Amazing progression opportunities within our rapidly growing company.
Quarterly themes and reward programs to recognize and celebrate achievements.
Continuous learning environment fostering the mindset and skills to navigate future challenges.
Define your own success; we provide tools and flexibility for you to make a meaningful impact your way.
Cultivate a diverse and inclusive culture where you’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice.
Above-market salary, reflecting our commitment to compensating the best talent appropriately.
Comprehensive medical and life insurance coverage.
Company culture built on “family,” reflected in a Glassdoor employee satisfaction rating of 4.5/5.
All necessary office equipment provided for remote work.
Enjoy the modern office space located in Colombo 03.
Access free learning courses through our Emapta Academy™️ to develop both hard and soft skills.
Whom you’ll work with:

Our client is a dedicated partner in providing comprehensive business accounting services, specializing in QuickBooks management, efficient money management, forecasting, investment analysis, payroll consultations, and troubleshooting. They extend their expertise beyond business domains to offer personal and family financial services, encompassing cash flow planning and budgeting. As virtual CFOs, our client excels in financial reporting, tax planning and preparation, and risk management.

Who are we?

Discover a world of possibilities at Emapta , where your career takes flight in stability and growth. Join a team that thrives on camaraderie, supporting each other to achieve excellence together. Experience the satisfaction of being recognized for your contributions with competitive compensation packages that reflect your skills and commitment. Immerse yourself in a positive work culture that encourages collaboration, innovation, and personal development. We provide you with the platform for your success, empowering you to reach new heights in a supportive and inclusive environment.

With a wide roster of international clients from various industries and a proven track record of success, Emapta offers a stable foundation for your career . Team up with like-minded professionals who are passionate about making a meaningful impact through premium global opportunities at your fingertips. Apply now and create a better future with us.


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