Junior Accountant

Recruiter
Excellent Stores Limited
Location
Chaguanas (TT)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
25 Apr 2024
Closes
24 May 2024
Ref
184803
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
TITLE:
Junior Accountant
REPORTS TO:
Financial Reporting and Analysis Manager (F.R.A.M.)
LOCATION:
Head Office, Chaguanas
TYPE:
Full-Time, Permanent
POSITION OVERVIEW:
Reporting to the Financial Reporting and Analysis Manager, the Junior Accountant will be responsible for ensuring specific aspects of the accounting records and tax compliance are managed with accuracy and completeness to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of proper accounting practices.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accounting
* Update and maintain the Company's fixed asset register.
* Investigate accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
* Ensure the integrity and accuracy of financial data in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
* Reconcile accounts payables, accounts receivables and inventory sub ledger to general ledger.
* Assist with Payables and Receivables as required.
* Assist the F.R.A.M. in ensuring proper month-end and close-off of accounts Payables and accounts Receivables.
* Review all credit card entries to ensure accuracy.
* Prepare and enter other journal entries as required.
* Identify variances and post inventory adjustments as necessary.
* Review all intercompany transactions to ensure proper recording and reconciliation every month.
* Allocation of shipping expenses accordingly.
* Ensure all data entry deadlines are adhered to.
* Reconcile monthly magna receivables.
Cash and Bank
* Conduct bank reconciliation with all general ledger postings for adjusting entries.
* Verify cheque vouchers and purchase invoices for payment.
* Draft instructions and queries to the bank with respect to transaction errors.
* Liaise with banking personnel with respect to US purchases.
* Complete data entry for all banking transactions, such as US purchases and interbank transfers.
* Review float balances and replenishments.
Tax Compliance
* Assist the F.R.A.M. with the calculation and preparation of statutory tax payments for the company, including Value Added Tax, Green fund Levy, Business Levy and Corporation Tax
Audit
* Assist in the preparation of year-end audit working papers with relevant schedules.
* Liaise with Internal Audit as required.
Reporting
* Prepare financial statements for Excellent Stores Limited, its subsidiaries or other associated companies as assigned by the F.R.A.M.
* Any other reports as required.
* Produce inventory valuation reports ensuring key critical areas of the stock system are controlled and any discrepancies are addressed and resolved.
Perform any other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Manager.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge/Experience:
* Pursuing ACCA Level 2 or a Bachelor of Science in Accounting
* Five (5) O'Level passes, including Math and English A mandatory
* Minimum of four (4) years' experience in an accounting environment
* Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Dynamics NAV or equivalent accounting software
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
* Experience working in a dynamic environment of change
Required Competencies:
* Ability to analyze and interpret data
* Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing environments and changing priorities
* Ability to prioritize and meet strict deadlines
* Must be accurate and detail-oriented
* Good time management and presentation skills
* Must possess excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to observe and maintain confidentially in the performance of duties
* Excellent people management skills
* Must be flexible, honest and reliable
* Must be pro-active, highly motivated, with great enthusiasm and a proven team player

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