Accounting Associate

Location
Port of Spain, TT
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
28 Oct 2020
Closes
08 Nov 2020
Ref
119557
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Entry level
Job Duties:
* Has an awareness of the range of services offered by Grant Thornton ORBIT Solutions and the relevant personnel to contact within the firm;
* Meet the demands of Clients on a timely basis;
* Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform accounting services;
* Exercises professional scepticism;
* Exercises alertness and diligence in executing assigned tasks;
* Attends and participates in risk assessment and planning meetings and makes notes to produce minutes;
* Prepares draft of budgets;
* Computation of taxes (VAT, Green Fund Levy, Corporation tax, Business Levy);
* Preparing management reports in accordance with internal standards with appropriate documentation to support work done;
* Prepares working papers in accordance with internal standards and financial statements in accordance with IFRS.
* Identify and promptly communicate issues to ICA and suggest solutions;
* Provide explanations and OJT for staff with less experience;
* Supervises the work of entry level and assistant accountants on the accounting team;
* Understand all relevant GT methodologies, tools and accounting and auditing standards; and
* Any other work assigned by the ICA
Education/qualifications
* Currently pursuing
Secondary school/Tertiary education including the attainment of at least five (5) 'O' including English Language and Mathematics and/or two (2) 'A' levels;
* ACCA Level 2; and
* Demonstrate a working knowledge of updated IFRS, IFRS for SMEs, ISAs and established internal standards and procedures.
Experience
* 2-3 years' experience in an accounting environment or equivalent;
* Working knowledge of Peachtree; and
* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

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