Assistant Accountant (Evening Shift)

Location
Karachi (PK)
Salary
As per firm's internal policy
Posted
04 Mar 2019
Closes
08 Apr 2019
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time

Job Purpose Summary: 

The accountant is responsible to handle simple accounting or audit assignments related to small and medium sized clients independently, or with minimum support and supervision.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

Will be responsible to handle simple bookkeeping assignments (of multiple clients simultaneously) end to end, including:

  • Setting up books in computerized accounting systems (QuickBooks, Xero etc)
  • Setting up chart of accounts, considering client business, in line with firm’s guidelines
  • Preparation of client specific business process documents
  • Communication with client to obtain right data, and for any subsequent queries
  • Entering all required information
  • Preparing all required reconciliation
  • Designing reports, based on client needs
  • Closing of books and periodic reporting, as per engagement
  • Responding to client queries with respect to reports

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Simple audit engagements
  • Supporting, assistant accountants, in case they face any problems

Job Requirements / Qualifications: 

Professional Certification:  ACCA Part Qualified student having cleared a maximum of 9 ACCA papers. 

Experience:  Fresh

Skills:  

  • Follow up skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Multi-tasking
  • Attention to details
  • Creative

Knowledge:  

  • Knowledge in the accounting and reporting systems software 
  • Knowledge in IAS / IFRS and financial audit standards 

Abilities:  

  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work as part of a team

 Work Environment:  

  • Office work
  • At times, will be required to work at client site (travel cost will be reimbursed

Job Demands:  

Physical Characteristics:  

  • Hard working

Other Characteristics:  

  • Pleasant personality
  • Ready to learn

Performance Measures: 

  • Accuracy of work
  • Meeting of all internal and external deadlines
  • Punctual and regular 

Tools and Equipments: 

  • Excel
  • Computerized Accounting Software (QuickBooks, Xero etc)

The position requires the candidate to work during the evening shift, i.e. 3 pm to 12:30 am. 
Last date to apply: 8th March 2019

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