Updated: Sep 21
Senior Accountant Duties:
Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant
Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
Participate in financial standards setting and in the forecast process
Provide input into the department’s goal-setting process
Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
Assist with tax audits and tax returns
Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
Plan, assign, and review staff’s work
Support month-end and year-end close process
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
Liaise with our financial manager and Accounting manager to improve financial procedures
Finance Manager Duties:
Record/Journalize daily receipts and disbursements, and other non-cash transactions of the company.
Supervise the preparation of monthly commission and salary payments.
Prepare monthly financial statements such as Trial Balance, Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss, Cash Flow Statement, Bank Reconciliation, and other required financial reports.
Analyze and reconcile account balances and maintain its supporting documents and schedules such as Asset Register, Prepayment Schedule, and Schedule of Post-dated Cheque issued, Accounts and Loans Payable, and Cash Advances.
Monitor the cash standing of all bank accounts and transact with the bank on a matter such as deposits, withdrawals, and transfers.
Prepare a Cash Flow Forecast.
Prepare a Score Card for each Agent.
Prepare budget and analyze the variances against the actual expenses.
Supervise and assess the work of staff and direct the activities of the Accounting Unit.
Create and implement various controls to strengthen the internal control of the Company.
Prepare communications/correspondences related to the Accounting Unit.
Implement measures for controlling the book closing procedures so that the cycle time for the process is reduced and the quality within the process is improved, with the result the management receives reliable and relevant information on a timely basis.
Develop and implement a cost accounting system appropriate to the production operations of the company
Control corporate funds & securities and receipts & disbursements and ensure timely depositing of all money.
Maintain day-to-day operating contacts with banks and insurance companies.
Ensure that appropriate letters of credit, letters of guarantee, and insurance certificates are obtained promptly so that the operations of the company run smoothly.
Ensure the financial requirement of the company is met by obtaining loans and credit facilities from commercial banks and financial institutions.
Senior Accountant skills:
Proven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant
Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Awareness of business trends
Familiarity with financial accounting statements
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
Hands-on experiences with accounting software packages, like FreshBooks and #QuickBooks
Advanced MS Excel skills including VLOOKUP and pivot tables
Accuracy and attention to detail
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred
Finance Manager Skills:
(5+) Years’ Experience as Finance Manager, experience in finance, budgeting, forecasting, accounting, analyses, and financial reporting.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance/Banking.
Demonstrated experience in the implementation of accounting principles. including the evaluation of financial policies, systems, and procedures
Ability to formulate, document, and implement financial administrative policies, procedures, and systems
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional working relationships
Understanding of internal control procedures.
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and experience using financial software and spreadsheets.
Excellent written and spoken English
Job Location: Al Kuwait, Kuwait Company Industry: Medical Clinic Company Type: Employer (Private Sector) Job Role: Accounting and Auditing Employment Type: Full-Time Employee Monthly Salary Range: Unspecified Number of Vacancies: Unspecified
Preferred Candidate Career Level: Mid Career