Grand Bahama Power Company Nassau, The Bahamas
Jul 17, 2018Full Time
Job Title: Junior Accountant Job Code: 2018-07-003 Department: Accounting FT/PT Status: Full Time Summary/Position Overview: The Junior Accountant is responsible for, but not limited to, general ledger accountability and financial reporting, as well as financial profitability analysis and other special projects. Duties and Tasks: The Junior Accountant reports to the Controller or designee and plays an integral role in ensuring that all of the Accounting Department deliverables comply with regulatory guidelines and professional standards. He/she will: Maintain health, safety and environment standards by: - Ensuring compliance with all safety policies and procedures. - Ensuring compliance with all environmental and health standards, and - Completing all required HSE training. Achieve financial objectives by: - Ensuring accuracy in financial reporting through the - Facilitation and completion of monthly close procedures. - Assisting with the analysis of financial statements on a monthly basis, report on variance, and assist in analyzing and correcting discrepancies - Providing information for financial planning through the documentation of various system and process enhancements. - Implementing improved financial planning and control processes, including the: - Documentation and monitoring of internal controls. - Performing payroll functions Maintain company’s reputation by: - Assisting with the execution and integrity of internal financial audits, and - Assisting with corporate reporting requirements. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional societies. Contribute to team effort by completing other duties as assigned. Academic/Skill/ and Experience Requirements: The Junior Accountant will be able to multi-task, effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment; work independently and as part of a team, taking on new tasks with high level of difficulty; initiate and assume personal responsibility for work, work closely with all senior accountants of the Company, and work harmoniously and effectively with peers and in particular with the Financial Controller and Assistant Controller. He/she will have an earned bachelor’s degree (its equivalent or higher qualification) in Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited university; strong analytical and accounting skills; intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages; and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.