Assistant Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Colombo

Website The Concept Store by Asian Group of Companies

Key Duties & Responsibilities
• Ensure appropriate accounting policies are applied during the preparation of yearly and monthly accounts.
• Supervise daily operations within the scope of accounts receivable and accounts payable Authorize and oversee the processing of pre-requisition order within set standards
• Collaborate with accounts and finance manager to ensure smooth running of an organization’s accounts department
• Assist accounting managers in the preparation of annual budgets and income-expenditure patterns Oversee the collection, deposit, and reconciliation of bank funds and accounts
• Ensure timely preparation and submission of VAT and other tax returns
• Provide customer support services and assist in the resolution of customer complaints or problems in payments.
• Maintain useful financial information regarding projected outturns and budget variances Ensure compliance with statutory accounting standards and audit practices
• Conduct monthly management checks and audit trials in order to maintain an efficient financial system Prepare and present regular accounting reports to the management accountant to update them on company financial progress
• Ensure accruals and prepayment concepts are applied to processed transactions
• Process payments and financial documents such as invoices, statements, and vouchers

• Proven experience in Senior Accounts Executive or similar role
• Solid knowledge of basic and advanced accounting and financial principles and practices
• Excellent knowledge of cost accounting and reporting
• Excellent knowledge or risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting
• Working knowledge of financial software, ERP and MS Office is must to apply for this post Analytical mind with aptitude in math
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• A problem-solver with attention to detail
• Organizational and leadership skills
• Part or full qualification in accounting, finance or similar field
• Relevant certification (e.g. AAT, CIMA, CMA or CGMA) will be preferred

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