Account Assistant

  • Full time
  • Harare
  • @Work In Zimbabwe posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : 11 April 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 2 Years
  • What we do Accounting / Banking & Finance
  • Qualifications Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Eland Finance is a reputable financial company based in Harare, specializing in providing comprehensive financial services to its clients. With a strong commitment to excellence and adherence to accounting principles, Eland Finance has established itself as a trusted partner in the industry. As an employee, you will have the opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative environment, contributing to the company’s continued success.

Eland Finance is looking for a detail-oriented and experienced Account Assistant to join its team. In this role, you will be responsible for managing all accounting transactions, preparing budget forecasts, reconciling accounts, and ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting.

The Account Assistant will also play a crucial role in auditing financial transactions, maintaining data confidentiality, and complying with financial policies and regulations. This position offers a competitive remuneration package and additional incentives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all accounting transactions efficiently and accurately.
  • Prepare budget forecasts to support financial planning.
  • Publish financial statements in a timely manner, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Handle monthly, quarterly, and annual returns as required.
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable to maintain accurate financial records.
  • Ensure timely bank payments, including vendor payments and payroll.
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with tax regulations.
  • Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements to assess financial health.
  • Provide regular reports on the company’s financial position and liquidity.
  • Audit financial transactions and documents to maintain accuracy and transparency.
  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary.
  • Comply with financial policies and regulations, staying updated with accounting principles.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of work experience in a similar accounting role.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software such as Pastel, FreshBooks, and QuickBooks.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, including Vlookups and pivot tables.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and financial reporting.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • A BSc in Accounting, Finance, or a relevant degree.
  • Additional certification such as CIMA or ACCA is a plus.
  • 2 years’ experience in the financial sector will be an added advantage.

Join Eland Finance’s dedicated team of professionals and contribute to the company’s ongoing success. To apply for this position, please submit your CV on or before 15 April 2024.

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