The Accountant (CPA) is responsible for managing all financial transactions, from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets. Accountant responsibilities include auditing financial documents and procedures, reconciling bank statements and calculating tax payments and retuns.
What an Accountant Does:
Record both incoming and outgoing cash flow
Monitor closely accounts receivables and collections
Knowledgeable in Philippine taxation system
Examine data gathered to ascertain the company’s financial situation.
Preparing financial reports including balance sheets and income statements, and profit and loss statements.
Oversees day-to-day operations of a company’s finances.
Responsible for all accounting functions and bookkeeping including and not limited to all accounting and financial rules set forth by the govenment.
Making financial projections and budgets to help management make decisions.
What the Ideal Candidate will have
Strong Communication Skills — In order to accurately gather facts and figures from clients, managers, or other stakeholders, you have to listen carefully and have excellent comprehension.
Excellent management abilities — You are able to keep up with all of your tasks, no matter the load.
Sharp attention to detail – You must be accurate and organized. With the amount of financial data that must be analyzed, it can be easy to make mistakes; however, simple errors can translate into much larger problems if they’re not caught.
Accounting Organizational Skills – Keeping neat files and records will help you to do your job more efficiently and accurately
Critical Thinking Skills – have the ability to compile and analyze raw financial data and locate errors and catch fraud. It is important to pinpoint issues and identify solutions within ethical standards, to be an independent thinker and researcher, to explore options for solving a problem, and to use deductive reasoning to approach roadblocks.
Data Analysis – Collecting and analyzing financial data is a large part of accounting and is an important aspect of identifying pattens and potential issues.
Computer literacy – You need to be able to use advanced accounting software and other computer-based tools to work effectively.