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Accounting Analyst

Posted on January 31, 2019 by MET

Deadline for registration: February 15, 2019

Job Purpose: Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.

Duties and responsibilities:

·Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

·Include proper documentation for the accounting entries.

·Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.

·Assess financial status by collecting information; preparing the balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.

·Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.

·Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.

·Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

·Secures financial information by completing database backups.

·Maintains financial security by following internal controls.

·Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.

·Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.

·Complies with local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions. Make and pay the taxes on time (ITBMS, Procurement Report, Income Tax, Municipality, among others) complying with Panamanian laws.

·Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

·Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.

·Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

·Accomplishes the result by performing the duty.

·Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

·Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.

·Assist in month end/quarterly/year-end close process and reporting.

·Check that all payments and collections are made in a timely manner.

·Keep updated the Auxiliary Registers of Fixed Assets and the monthly depreciation.

·Review procedures and controls related to the calculation of payroll ensuring that they are executed with the faithful compliance to Panamanian labor laws.

Any other assignment received from the Business Manager.

Experience, knowledge, and skills:

·Accounting, Corporate Finance, Reporting Skills and General Math Skills.

·Good cross-cultural, interpersonal & communication skills and an affinity for interacting with diverse nationalities and cultures

·Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English

·Experience of working with a Peachtree and Payday Systems

·Deadline –Oriented. Excellent time management and organizational skills and calm working under pressure.

·Excellent attention to detail and research results in Data Entry

·Proactive and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines and targets are achieved, calm working under pressure.

·High level of integrity and confidentiality with sensitive information

Please contact: mperez@themetropolitanschool.com