Corporate Accountant job description

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Corporate Accountant Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing data to support business decision-making
  • Managing financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Overseeing accounting procedures to ensure compliance with regulations

corporate accountant job description

Job brief

We are looking for a Corporate Accountant to prepare financial statements and oversee our budgeting and forecasting. We’ll rely on you to provide advice to support our company’s decision-making.

You should be reliable and good at math, and be able to communicate effectively with senior management and various departments. We also want you to be detail-oriented, and possess sharp business acumen.

Responsibilities

  • Gather financial data and ledgers
  • Consolidate and analyze financial statements and results
  • Prepare budgets and monitor expenditures
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
  • Manage periodical reporting
  • Oversee external and internal audits
  • Analyze finances to determine risks and create forecasts
  • Advise management on how to craft effective business plans and resolve cost-related issues
  • Supervise Junior Accountants

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Corporate Accountant
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and practices
  • In-depth experience in risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting
  • Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel) and finance software
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Organizational and leadership skills
  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or related field; professional certification (e.g. CPA) is a plus

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