Accounting Officer
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We are looking for an ideal candidate to join as an Accounting Officer for our Accounting Department. You have to manage all the bookkeeping and business administration activities of our organization.

As an Accounting Officer, your duties and responsibilities include

  • analyzing financial statements.

  • verifying accounts payable and receivable.

  • preparing the budget as well as financial reports.

  • ensuring compliance with accounting transactions and many more.

You are required to hold a degree in accounting or a related field. In addition to this, you should possess a professional certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). You should have the ability to maintain account information confidentiality. You should have excellent communication skills, amazing time management skills as well as the ability to pay attention to detail.

If you think you can take this challenging job position then apply right away. We will be happy to meet with you.


  • Investigating financial transactions and records on a daily basis.

  • Analyzing account activities of various other departments of the organization.

  • Reviewing incoming and outgoing invoices.

  • Maintaining and preparing the budget.

  • Working in collaboration with Internal Auditor, External Auditors, and other Accountants.

  • Making payments to various service providers.

  • Preparing and updating account payables and receivables.

  • Managing financial records in compliance with tax and accounting laws.

  • Evaluating internal control systems and providing necessary suggestions.

  • Preparing financial reports and presenting it to the higher management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field.

  • Prior experience working as an Accounting Officer or a similar position in the Accounting Department.

  • A professional certificate such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) will be an advantage.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools.

  • Familiarity working with accounting software such as Quickbooks and Quicken.

  • Outstanding understanding of accounting principles and practices.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment as and when required.

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail for accuracy.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Exceptional mathematical skills.

  • Good critical reasoning abilities.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage and handle multiple tasks.

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills.

  • Good time management abilities.

  • Strong decision-making skills.

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