Accountant (General)

Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Accountant (General) to join our team and contribute to our clients’ financial success. The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost management, and strategic decision-making. As an Accountant, you will play a crucial role in providing expert financial advice, ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, and supporting organizational governance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in formulating budgetary and accounting policies to align with organizational goals and compliance standards.
  • Prepare accurate and comprehensive financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies.
  • Conduct financial investigations, prepare reports, and undertake audits, addressing various financial aspects such as business transactions, mergers, capital financing, suspected fraud, insolvency, and taxation.
  • Examine operating costs and analyze organizations’ income and expenditure to identify areas for cost management and efficiency improvements.
  • Provide assurance about the accuracy of information contained in financial reports and ensure compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Offer expert financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans, and operations to support strategic decision-making.
  • Prepare taxation returns for individuals and organizations, ensuring adherence to the latest tax regulations.
  • Liaise with financial institutions and brokers to establish funds management arrangements, optimizing financial resources.
  • Introduce and maintain accounting systems, advising on the selection and application of computer-based accounting systems.
  • Maintain internal control systems to safeguard assets and ensure the accuracy of financial records.
  • Appraise cash flow and assess financial risk associated with capital investment projects.

Skill & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Professional certification (e.g., CPA, ACCA) is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in financial reporting, auditing, and taxation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting software and computer-based accounting systems.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

If you are a dedicated and experienced professional looking to contribute to the financial success of our clients, we invite you to apply for the position of Accountant (General). Join us in shaping the financial future of organizations and individuals through your expertise in accounting and financial management.