Background information :
We have flat structure at our company, i.e. only one or two people reporting to the person, so if that clerk is ill, the manager will have to fill in, so the person needs to be able / capable of doing the full financial function from capturing to reporting.
The person needs to be a self-starter and take responsibility for work to be done.
The person will have to be able to work well under pressure
The person will have to be able to adapt and adjust as expectations / environment can change frequently
The person need so have experience in, amongst other things
o performing and reviewing reconciliations
o calculating, reconciling an filing VAT and other taxes
o finalising accounts and trial balance in order to compile monthly management accounts.
o Finalising accounts and trial balance in order to compile annual financial statements at year end.
o Compile annual financial statements
o Handle the annual audit process without assistance
o Other adhoc statutory requirements
The person needs advanced excel skills. We also use Pastel Partner as our accounting package and CaseWare is being implemented to do our financial statements