+1 (868)285-9JOB/ +1 (868) 293-0678 #143 Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago WI. Mon - Sat 8.00 - 18.00. Sunday CLOSED

Assistant Accountant

  • Location:
    WEST - DIEGO MARTIN, CHAGUARAMAS WEST - DIEGO MARTIN, CHAGUARAMAS WEST - DIEGO MARTIN, CHAGUARAMAS WEST - DIEGO MARTIN, CHAGUARAMAS
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, AUDIT, INSURANCE ADMIN
  • Deadline:
    April 18, 2020
  • Gender:
    Male, Female, Other

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION:               Assistant Accountant

REPORTS TO:         Accountant

                                   

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SCOPE

 

The Assistant Accountant ensures that the accounting and administrative functions in the Accounting Department are carried out efficiently and effectively. This will result in the overall quality team performance of the Port.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • General Ledger closings, Journal entries & account reconciliation
  • Assist with monthly financial statements.
  • Review of general ledger account activity and preparation of month-end closing entries.
  • Review of Accounts Payable to ensure liabilities are properly recorded.
  • Fixed Assets Register and the proper monitoring of the depreciation of Fixed Assets.
  • Reconcile all Sundry creditor and Sundry debtors accounts.
  • Reconcile Accounts Receivable
  • Reconciliation of inter-company accounts
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Revenue/cost matching for sub-contractors services
  • Assist in preparation of audit files for the required financial audits
  • Supervision of all inventory clerks, accounting assistants, and other asset management
  • General assistance in accounts department
  • Perform other related duties that may be required from time to time

 

HSE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Knowing, understanding and complying with legal requirements for HSE.
  • Understanding and following the Company’s HSE policy, procedures and work practices.
  • Reporting to the supervisor any unsafe condition, procedure, defective equipment and or any situation, which can endanger oneself or others.
  • Being familiar with the emergency plan.
  • Always using the required personal protection equipment for the relevant task as outlined by the Company.
  • Conducting oneself in a manner to protect oneself and others.
  • Participating in training and using the knowledge and skills for HSE.

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

 

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures in Accounting activities
  • Knowledge of English Language
  • Skill in Microsoft Office – Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Effective supervision and leadership skills

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum five (5) O’level Passes including English Language and Mathematics
  • Previous experience in an Accounting & Administrative Position
  • Level 2 ACCA qualifications.

 

 

GENERAL

 

  1. Hours of Work

The normal hours of work are from 8.00a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays with one (1) hour’s break for lunch normally between 12.00 noon and 1.00 p.m.  Because of the nature of employment, the employee will be required to work outside of these normal working hours as and when the occasion arises.

 

  1. Allocation of Time

It is the employee’s personal responsibility, within the framework of the tasks he/she has been set, to ensure that his/her time is distributed between tasks in the most advantageous way to the overall benefit of the Company.

 

  1. Customer Relations

The employee is to communicate effectively with customers at all levels, so as to ensure that the Company’s image is always protected and maintained at the highest possible level.