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Chief Accountant

Job Description

Department: Finance Department

·         Responsible for knowing critical functions within the department and capable of mentoring and assisting employees within the department.

·         Utilize teamwork to develop departmental synergy.

·         Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and company procedures.

·         Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.

·         Assures compliance with federal, state, local and corporate policies, regulations and laws.

·         Reviews accounts payables and weekly check runs.

·         Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits.

·         Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts, cost centers and documents business transactions.

·         Responsible for distributing financial statements and cost center reports.

·         Prepares work papers and supporting schedules for the annual financial review.

·         Staff management and development.

·         Distributes monthly comparison reports and cost center reports according to schedules.

·         Prepares financial statements and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position.

·         Analyze transactional processes and identify areas where additional accuracies and efficiencies can be achieved.

·         Closely maintains and monitors the fixed assets system.

·         Adheres to internal and external deadlines.

·         Applies cost accounting methods to achieve accurate representation of cost center performance.

·         Responsible for holding manufacturing plant management accountable for accuracy and timeliness of inventory controls and cost controls.

·         Assist with annual budgets – prepares all allocations;

·         Coordinate monthly closing process and reconciliation of general ledger accounts.

·         Responsible for all taxes obligations.

·         Support the Company’s mission, vision, values and goals in the performance of daily activities.

·         Develop and implement various accounting procedures.

·         Preparation of the monthly statutory accounts and consolidated financial statements

·         Work with both internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits.

·         Maintain system of accounts and keep records on all company transactions and assets.

·         Report, analyze, and ensure integrity of all financial information.



·         Bachelor’s degree in business and accounting or partly qualified CIMA, ACCA, ACA or CMA

·         Must have excellent interpersonal skills and strong all round accounting skills

·         15+ years overall experience with 5+ years’ experience working within a Finance team for a medium/large size business in manufacturing.

·         Previous experience of managing a small team

·         Exposure to group financial reporting is preferable.

·         Exposure to SAGE ERP would be an advantage.

·         Excellent MS Excel skills

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