An Accountant is responsible for the management and reporting of financial data of an organization, preparing financial statements, examining, and analysing a company’s accounts and ensuring compliance with financial reporting and other standard accounting procedures.
Accounting skills are abilities that allow accountant to manage financial transactions, analyze financial data and generate financial reports accurately and ethically. The skills include:
- Knowledge of Accounting Practices.
- Proficiency in Accounting Software.
- Ability to Prepare Financial Statements.
- Ability to Analyze Data.
- Critical Thinking Skills.
- Accounting Organizational Skills.
- Time Management Skills.
- Written and Verbal Communication Skills.
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business studies, Economics, Management is particularly favoured.Professional certification like ICAN and ANAN are also required.
- Reconciling the company’s bank statements and bookkeeping ledgers
- Completing analysis of the employee expenditures
- Managing income and expenditure accounts
- Generating the company’s financial reports using income and expenditure data
- Keeping a check on the company’s finances based on financial status
- Filing and remitting taxes and other financial obligations
- Initiating and managing financial and accounting software used by the company
- Examining bank statements and reconciling them with general ledger entries
- Examining expenses submitted by employees
- Keeping an eye on incoming payments from accounts receivable and outgoing payments from accounts payable
- Creating company financial reports with the above information included
- Analysing data collected in order to determine the state of the company’s financial health
- Analysing data to understand where the company is generating and losing revenue
- Examining the proficiency of the software programs used to organise data
- Generating financial reports that display the company’s profits, equity, and cash flow
NB Must pass background check which are rigorous (it includes providing 3Guarantors and 3Referees), and invasive. Therefore, candidates who are not able to meet up with the background check requirement should not bother applying.
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