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General Accountant

General Accountant

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The Accountant is primarily responsible for financial reporting, SOX compliance and taxation function.


Reporting Relationship: 

The Accountant reports directly to the Comptroller, in his/her absence, the Finance Director.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. General Accounting
  • Ensures timely monthly and annual closing;
  • Prepares of monthly financial reports;
  • Reviews the completeness and accuracy of FS Schedules prepared by the Jr. Accountant;
  • Reviews the accuracy of accounting entries
  • Recommends financial actions by analysing accounting options.


  1. Tax Reporting
  • Prepares and submits tax returns and schedules for approval;
  • Ensures timely remittance of all tax payable;
  • Works with Auditors in the preparation of Annual Corporate Income Tax Returns; and
  • Prepares reconciliation necessary in resolving tax issues and cases.


  1. Statutory and Management Reporting
  • Assist the Comptroller in Financial accounting, business analysis, business reporting and revenue tracking;
  • Provide cashflow, AR and business information to Corporate, Regional offices, and Management;
  • Assist in the preparation of annual, quarterly and monthly management reports.
  • Ensures timely submission of government requirements


  1. SOX Compliance
  • Preparation of SOX reports
  • Maintain and update SOX documentation within area of responsibilities;
  • Ensure effective internal control within area of responsibilities.


  1. Other duties
  • Answers queries on general accounting matters;
  • Ensure completeness of documentary requirements of Supplier and Client accreditation process;
  • Recommends to Finance Manager process improvement and updates on policies within area of responsibilities;
  • Orient new Finance staff in terms of current general accounting process of the department.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor when interacting with management, employees and external contacts.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and planning skills; be service-oriented, self-motivated and a team player;


Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with at least 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Pro-active, driven and can work with minimal supervision
  • Keen to details
  • Good time-management skills