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Job Description

Job Title:    Accountant Officer

Company Name:   Carpenter Agricultural & Manufacturing Ltd (T/A Globe)

Department:       Finance & Accounts

Location:             Port Moresby

Reports to:          Finance Controller / Manager Ops

General Purpose

A summary of the overall purpose of the job. Clearly stated in one or two sentences.

  1. To GL Accounting & Reconciliation. Closely working with Finance Controller & Operation Manager

  2. To have Timely and accurate financial reporting

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

The activities, functions and areas of accountability for the job must be clearly defined here. Start each key task with a verb that describes what the employee must do. Examples include develop, meet, organize, plan, arrange, supervise, communicate, review, prepare, manage, monitor, write, handle, evaluate, maintain, analyse and implement. Minimum of five (5) task/responsibilities are required,

  • Complete Day-To-Day Accounting entries

  • Preparation of FX Payment & Reconciliation.

  • GL Reconciliation (Intercompany and other GL’s).

  • Tax Compliances (GST, Group Tax etc)

  • Monthly Product Costing

  • Bank Reconciliation,

  • Assist FC in Daily / Weekly / Monthly reports

  • Maintain proper records to help in Audits.

Education and Training

State the necessary level of education and qualifications and training required to perform the job. For example Bachelors Degree, diploma, examinations passed, registrations and accreditation.

  1. Minimum Graduate degree in Accounts, Finance & Management. CPA or equivalent master degree will be added advantage.

  2. Minimum 4-5 Year Experience in Finance, Accounts & Inventory Control.

  3. To be Good in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook etc)

Knowledge and Experience

Specific experience required. Specific knowledge required. For example knowledge and experience of software applications, equipment, job methods and tools, technical processes, accounting principals, legislation and standards

  1. Good understanding & hand on experience in day-to-day accounting & accounting entries.

  2. Minimum 4-5 Year Experience in Finance & Accounts.

  3. To be Good in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook etc)

  4. Good communication skills.

  5. Knowledge in Inventory account & process.

Core Competencies

These are the skills and abilities required to successfully perform the key tasks. Competency examples include communication skills, planning and organizing ability, problem analysis, problem solving, adaptability, the ability to delegate, stress tolerance, initiative, negotiation skills, persuasiveness and attention to detail.

  1. Proactive to escalate / highlight things in right time.

  2. Able to complete task within the timeline.

  3. Adhere to follow, and insist to other to follow, companies’ policies & procedures.

  4. Adopt the Change Management, Policy, procedure, system etc.

Working Conditions

State any working conditions that the employee needs to be aware of such as working environment, hours of work and any special conditions such as high noise levels, shifts, travel and overtime, travelling, driving etc.

  1. Must have good health and track records.

  2. Punctuality

  3. Better perform in tight timeline & critical situations

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