Roles and Responsibilities
The primary role of a Sr. Accountant is to ensure that all Accounting and Finance related tasks are carried our effectively within the department.
His/her role is to apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports for multiple affiliates.
Accomplishes tasks with particular emphasis on internal customer service and seeks to add value for the company’s managers and employees.
Reporting to Accounts Team Leader
Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and company procedures.
Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
Reviews accounts payables and weekly check runs.
Analyze transactional processes and identify areas where additional accuracies and efficiencies can be achieved
Applies cost accounting methods to achieve accurate representation of cost center performance.
Preparation of the monthly statutory accounts and consolidated financial statements
Report, analyze, and ensure integrity of all financial information.
Accounting & Administration
Liaise with Bank regarding funds transfer and other related issues
Prepare various financial letters, NOC’s as per the requirements and instructions of the Chief Accountant
Reconcile Financial Statements on regular basis
Coordinate for Internal and External Audits
Monitor and manage, Petty Cash
Process Payroll as per the set Benchmark and framework
Purchase orders processing and monitoring
Commissions processing as per the set benchmarks
Oversee the accounting documentation to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions as per the defined framework and benchmarks
Prepare all month closing activities including balance sheet reconciliations and costs allocation
Oversee collection status on regular basis and ensure the target collection amount is collected as per the set targets and reports concerning the same is developed and presented on regular basis
Ensure timelines , accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting are met consistently
Prepare financial statement on monthly basis
Coordinate with HR for Payroll processing
Coordinate with HR for issuing Certificates concerning Financial matter to internal stakeholders
Resolve accounting discrepancies
Manages the payments to be made (internal & External) and seeks due approvals.
Ensure all paperwork in meticulous order is carried out and comply with all management information and reporting requests and compliance with all Company ISO 9001 and legal/regulatory requests
Responsible for Filing and Maintaining all accounting Documents ( hard or soft copies)
Generate weekly/ Monthly/Quarterly/Half yearly and Annual Financial Reports and record them for future reference
Ensure all bank related documents are maintained and update on regular basis for future requirements
Ensure all financial records are up to date and meets the General Accounting principals
Use only the hardware and software systems as provided by the company for all communications, information and data storage purposes
Ensure all reports and database are accurately updated within the technological framework of the company for the entire finance and accounts department
Periodically evaluate team performance
Mentors and develops direct team, manage work allocation, continuously strives to build an effective team dynamic
Conducts one to one with the team on regular basis
Evaluate the team’s performance and take corrective actions where ever required in coordination with the HR department
Evaluate training requirements for the team by assessing their present skill set and the ideal requirement and accordingly deal with the skill gap in coordination with the HR for increasing the overall efficiency of his team
Effectively deal with team issues, and try to resolve the problems within his capacity.
Motivate the team to adhere to the values of the organization and approach the policies and regulations positively.
Ensure team attitude is guided in the right direction for the overall advantage of the company.
Participate in all internal New Business initiatives as requested and directed
Extend and participate in the pursuit of all new business securing activities as directed by the Commercial Director and Management of LCIB
Build and maintain cohesive relations with other departments and colleagues of Lifecare International
Support and encourage team spirit within LCIB by skills, experience and knowledge sharing
Self Learning &Development
Engage in training sessions on regular basis as required and communicated by the HOD
Attend external events and trainings as required on regular basis.
Confidentiality & Ethics
Ensure full compliance with the companies third party non solicitation policy which prohibits the earning of fees through third party channels not connected with the company
Protection of the company at all times in relation to database, IP, secrets and strategy, sensitive information which may not be discussed with anyone outside of the company
Ensure all sensitive information remains confidential individually and by the team
Ensure unethical ways and means of other team members are appropriately reported to the concerned personnel
University degree in Commerce, Finance or Business Administration. A minimum of a CPA (K) is a must.
At least 3-5 years of experience as an accountant and minimum 1 year as a Senior Team Member, preferably in financial /Insurance/banking sector/Micro Finance sector.
Language Proficiency (U/ R / W)
Proficient in English with ability to Read, Write and understand efficiently
Job Knowledge Requirement
Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office package -Word, Excel and Power Point. Advance Excel Skills are a must.
Knowledge of QuickBooks Accounting Software.
Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.
Mastery of Accounting and costing concepts.
Excellent interpersonal, communications, public speaking, and presentation skills.
Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills.
Up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications
Should also have extensive knowledge in fast-paced technologies and accounting programs and possess excellent mathematical skills
Time management, organizational skills, problem-solving and analytical skills, as well as leadership and administrative skills are essentially required.
Emotional Balance- Ability to control one’s emotions in crisis situations. High emotional intelligence is desired.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants are requested to send their applications & detailed CV (Strictly Email only) indicating current salary and benefit history with 3 references including current employer, copies of certificates and any other testimonials on or Before 23rd March, 2012 to: