Assistant Accountant

  • Full time
  • Harare
  • @Work In Zimbabwe posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : 17 June 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level  Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience  1 Year
  • What we do  Other professional services
  • Qualifications  Diploma level

Job Description

A local firm in Harare is currently seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Assistant Accountant to join their growing team.

With a strong emphasis on accuracy and professionalism, the company provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to gain valuable experience in a fast-paced environment.

As an Assistant Accountant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the preparation of financial statements, managing accounts payable and receivable, conducting bank reconciliations, and assisting with various accounting tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Process accounts payable and receivable, including managing supplier invoices and customer payments.
  • Perform bank reconciliations to ensure accuracy of financial records.
  • Analyze and manage customer accounts, including sending invoices, chasing overdue payments, and minimizing bad debt.
  • Assist with the procurement of raw materials, including obtaining quotes, negotiating prices, and placing orders.
  • Analyze production yields and identify areas for improvement.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date accounting records using accounting software (familiarity with specific accounting software a plus).
  • Support the senior accounting team with other accounting tasks as assigned.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and provide assistance in financial analysis and reporting.
  • Stay updated with relevant accounting regulations and industry best practices.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Diploma or Degree in Accounting or a related field.
  • Minimum of 1 year post-graduate experience in accounting or finance.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Office, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with numbers accurately.
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter no later than 28 June 2024.

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