OVERALL OBJECTIVES :
The Junior Accountant is responsible primarily for accurate maintenance of client records.
The Junior Accountant is also responsible in assisting Accountants in preparation of financial statements and completion of client’s regulatory compliance.
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent Communication Skills (written and oral)
Willingness to learn, show initiative and be a positive team player
Positive and happy attitude
Highest standard of ethics, confidentiality and professionalism
Excellent time management skills
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Graduate of finance / accounting course.
Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
Basic experience in the preparation of Financial Statements and Tax Returns
Preferably less than 1 year experience specialized in Finance - Audit / Taxation or equivalent.
Basic knowledge of taxation legislation
Preferably with basic XERO and Quickbooks knowledge
Good use of Word, Excel and Outlook
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Recording bank transactions using appropriate accounting software.
Perform Monthly Bank Reconciliation to ensure accuracy.
Ensure all cash receipts and other payments are recorded in client’s file.
Regular Balance Sheet Reconciliation
General Bookkeeping Duties. Entering / Posting financial transactions into the appropriate computer software
Regular Reconciliation of Debtor / Creditors Accounts
Processing of payroll in client’s accounting software (if applicable)
Setting up new client in accounting software
Pro-actively raise queries and suggestions regarding client’s records
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant taxation and other relevant legislation and rulings.
Assist in preparation of Draft Business Activity Statements (BAS’s) and Instalment Activity Statements (IAS’s) for review by the Accountants
Preparation of Annual Tax Planning for clients
Other Ad hoc duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
Participate in external and internal training as required
Daily Tracking of Individual Time using Firm’s provided tools