Senior Accountant

  • Job Location: Lebanon
  • Posted On: 2022-05-13
  • Expires On: 2022-09-10

Job Details

  • Job Location: Lebanon
  • Job Category: Accounting / Finance
  • Employment Type: Employee
  • Job Duration: Full Time

Job Description

Carry out accounting entries and paperwork tasks related to A/R, A/P, Assets and GL transactions efficiently.

Prepares month-end general ledger close journal entries and supporting reconciliations.

The accountant is responsible for the day-to-day activities and various responsibilities within monthly accounting close, reconciliations assist in analysis, and financial reporting activities. ​ Review trial balance and compare to reports, ensure implementing applicable accounting policies and procedures.

 

Job Responsibilities: 

A/P

·         Receive and verify invoices and acquisition for goods and services, invoices include (local and international suppliers), examples, insurance, products, service providers and others.

 

·         Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures and contract terms.

 

·         Prepare batches for invoices for data entry and enter invoices for payment (RGRs and match invoices) verify the accuracy of distribution.

 

·         Monitor accounts payable and ensure payments are up to date, process payment transfer request or check payment request.

 

·         Data entry for all payments done to the vendors (checks and transfers)

 

·         Resolve invoice discrepancies, reconcile vendor’s balances at least each month end.

 

·         Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries, acts as a liaison between related departments and vendors.

 

·         Ensure full accruals during month end and year end closing.

 

·         Always monitor and match the balances between the purchases module and the GL posting accounts. Also match between the inventory module and the GL inventory posting accounts.

 

·         Maintain accounts payable files.

 

A/R

 

·         Ensure up to date posting of invoices; follow up with opened invoices on a daily basis.

 

·         Monitor accounts receivable and ensure balances are always up to date.

 

·         Resolve accounts’ discrepancies, reconcile customers’ balances.

 

·         Correspond with customers and respond to inquiries, acts as a liaison between related departments and customers.

 

·         Always monitor and match balances between the sales module and the GL posting accounts.

 

·         Review aging file.

 

·         Make sure that accountant provide management status of dues on & respective collections on Monthly basis.

 

·         Prepare monthly customers specific provision if any.

 

·         Review Monthly bank reconciliation to ensure all entries is updated.

 

·         Approve daily equipment sales invoices

 

GL

 

·         Ensure up to date posting of office expenses and other GL transactions.

 

·         Prepare monthly journal entries, accruals and GL account reconciliations including banks, prepaid and accrued expenses, etc.

 

·         Assist in preparation of intercompany transactions and consolidation entries.

 

·         Respond to inquiries, acts as a liaison between related departments.

 

·         Perform duties with attention to details and accuracy. Maintain problem-solving skills.

 

·         Cooperate with auditors of the company till receive stamped financial.

 

·         Manage stock adjustments and stock transfer

 

·         Review control accounts

 

TAX

 

·         Guide and answer any questions from External customers about VAT and other type of Tax if needed

 

·         Consult with our Tax consultant for any inquiry and get updating of any type of tax on time to reflect in our books

 

·         Manage online system and submit Tax return for company and make sure the payment done on time

 

·         Maintain Tax filling and make sure it is filling properly

 

·         Advise management on time for any new rules about Tax type (VAT ,…etc )

 

Other

 

·         Follow up the due accounts receivable and other debit accounts, report on collections if required.

 

·         Assist credit control when required.

 

·         Assist in Annual stocktaking

 

·         Assist in Guide and help new accountants if needed

 

·         Assist Renewal Insurance policies

 

·         Handle cash.

 

·         Support in admin and government work if required.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

·         Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting or any equivalent degree

 

·         Minimum 5-8 years of accounting experience in distribution or trading company

 

·         Previous experience in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger entries

 

·         Knowledge in responding to auditors and getting company’s financials stamped

 

·         Knowledge in all local taxes / social security related to the entity and the employees

 

Skills

 

·         Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

 

·         Experience in ERP systems

 

·         Bilingual (Arabic, and English) is a must

 

·         Effective time management, organization and multi-tasking skills

 

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills