Accounting Assistant
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We are looking for an Accounts Assistant who will work in close proximity to our Accounts team. You should be able to help and assist the Accountant, Accounting manager, and finance manager.

Your accounting duties include managing the accounting department by organizing expense reports, keeping the record of transactions, updating the ledger, etc.

You should be communicative, responsible, competent and well organized. Are you willing to join as an Accountant or Entry-level employee in our accounting firms? Do apply for the job we would love to hear from you.


  • Maintain financial records up to date.

  • Prepare and send credit memos, purchase orders and invoices.

  • Process company sales invoices, receipt and payment from customers to suppliers.

  • Maintain and monitor account payables.

  • Able to follow up on outstanding balances as and when required.

  • Monitor and maintaining financial records of an employer's incoming and outgoing finances.

  • Ability to handle multiple insurance claims.

  • Create and update expense reports.

  • Prepare various bank deposits.

  • Prepare profit and loss statements and balance sheets.

  • Enter financial transactions into internal databases.

  • Check excel sheets for precision and errors.

  • Issue bills to customers and external partners, as needed.

  • Evaluate, organize and file payroll documents.

  • Carry out administrative duties such as filing, recording minutes at meetings, etc.

  • Assist account manager with audit, forecasts and other financial information and planning.

  • Interact with customers by phone calls or emails.

  • Report debtors and creditors.

  • Manage the day to day budgeting tasks.

  • Manage company ledgers.

  • Resolve errors in financial reports and correcting faulty reporting.


  • BSc/BA/ Degree in  Accounting, Finance, Commerce or relevant field.

  • 2+ years of accounting experience as an Accounting Assistant.

  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred.

  • Experience in Balance sheet preparation and payroll.

  • Must have the understanding of various types of related software such as Quickbooks, SAP, Sage

  • Strong knowledge of basic bookkeeping.

  • Good understanding of budgeting principles.

  • Strong data entry and word processing skills.

  • Good arithmetic skills and the ability to spot numerical errors.

  • Outstanding time management, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to multitask efficiently.

  • Ability to handle sensitive and private information.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Must be able to work individually on assigned duties

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