+1 (868) 302-JOBS(5627)/ +1 (868) 712- (WORK)9675 #143 Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago WI. Mon - Sat 8.00 - 18.00. Sunday CLOSED

Accounting Assistant

  • Location:
    CENTRAL - CHAGUANAS, CARONI, FREEPORT CENTRAL - CHAGUANAS, CARONI, FREEPORT CENTRAL - CHAGUANAS, CARONI, FREEPORT CENTRAL - CHAGUANAS, CARONI, FREEPORT
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, AUDIT, INSURANCE ADMIN
  • Deadline:
    May 2, 2024

Overview: We are seeking a detail-oriented and organized Accounting Assistant to join our team. The primary responsibility of this role is to provide support in managing accounts payable, accounts receivable, and procurement processes. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, excellent communication abilities, and a keen eye for accuracy.

Responsibilities:

  1. Accounts Payable:
    • Process invoices, ensuring accuracy and adherence to company policies and procedures.
    • Verify approvals and coding on invoices before processing payments.
    • Reconcile vendor statements, resolving any discrepancies in a timely manner.
    • Communicate effectively with vendors regarding payment inquiries and discrepancies.
    • Maintain accurate records of accounts payable transactions.
  1. Accounts Receivable:
    • Generate and send out invoices to customers in a timely manner.
    • Follow up on overdue accounts and ensure timely collection of payments.
    • Reconcile accounts receivable ledger to ensure accuracy.
    • Collaborate with the sales team to resolve any billing issues or disputes.
    • Prepare aging reports and provide regular updates on accounts receivable status.
  1. Procurement:
    • Assist with the procurement process, including sourcing vendors and obtaining quotes.
    • Create purchase orders and ensure proper authorization and documentation.
    • Track and manage inventory levels, coordinating with relevant departments to fulfil orders.
    • Receive and verify goods received against purchase orders and invoices.
    • Maintain accurate procurement records and assist with inventory reconciliation.
  1. General Accounting Support:
    • Provide support to the accounting team with month-end closing activities.
    • Assist with financial reporting and analysis as needed.
    • Perform other accounting duties and ad hoc projects as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

  • ACCA, Certified Accounting Technician (CAT), or other Certificate in Accounting/Finance/Management
  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting, accounts payable/receivable, or procurement.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP).
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and ability to prioritize tasks effectively.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with procurement processes and inventory management.
  • Experience with financial analysis and reporting.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think critically.
  • Adaptability and willingness to learn new tasks and procedures.

 

Interested candidates are asked to send their resumes to sbl@seereerambros.com