Financial Accountant job description template | Workable

Use this Financial Accountant job description template to advertise job openings for your Finance department and attract qualified candidates.

Financial Accountant responsibilities include:

  • Gathering and monitoring financial data (e.g. sales revenues and liabilities)
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual statements (balance sheets and income statements)
  • Forecasting costs and revenues

Financial Accountant job description

Job brief

We are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to monitor all financial data and prepare accurate statements for our company.

Financial Accountant responsibilities include budgeting, managing tax payments and performing internal audits. You will act as a consultant for senior managers, conducting cost and revenues analyses. To be qualified for this role, you should have a degree in Accounting and relevant work experience.

Ultimately, you will ensure all our accounting transactions comply with the law and support our company’s investments.

Responsibilities

  • Gather and monitor financial data (e.g. sales revenues and liabilities)
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual statements (balance sheets and income statements)
  • Forecast costs and revenues
  • Manage tax payments
  • Organize internal audits
  • Prepare budgets (for the entire company and by department)
  • Monitor and report on accounting discrepancies
  • Conduct detailed risk analyses to assess potential investments
  • Analyze financial trends
  • Perform month-end and year-end close processes

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Financial Accountant or similar role
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and accounting software
  • In-depth understanding of business bookkeeping procedures
  • Solid knowledge of accounting regulations
  • Excellent math skills with an attention to detail
  • Time-management abilities
  • Confidentiality
  • BSc degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • Additional certification (e.g. CPA) is a plus