Job: Financial Accountant

Title Financial Accountant
Categories Financial
Job Information

Financial Accountant Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled, experienced financial accountant to join our growing team. If you have an analytical mind, a knack for numbers, and a talent for communicating complex concepts to non-mathematical colleagues, you could be an ideal candidate for this job.

Duties and Responsibilities

Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions
Assess the accuracy and completeness of financial statements and accounting records
Create and maintain a chart of accounts
Establish well-documented systems for recordkeeping and accounting
Research financial variances and irregularities
Prepare monthly reconciliations and financial statements
Develop budgets and compare actual costs to estimated costs
Regularly update management regarding the financial status of the company
Conduct internal audits of the organization’s financial and accounting records
Analyze business operations, financial commitments, costs, revenues, and trends to develop projections for future revenue and expenses
Provide suggestions and feedback to management regarding budget forecasts, and resource utilization
Supervise and direct the work activities of accounting and bookkeeping personnel
Ensure compliance with accounting and finance standards, best practices, and government regulations

Requirements and Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or related field from an accredited institution of higher education
Prior experience as a staff accountant with a strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
Competent in the use of accounting software
Ability to use logic, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning skills
Capable of completing intricate tasks with a high degree of accuracy
Confident communicator in both written and spoken language
Detail and deadline-oriented

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