Accountant

Role Purpose: 

Responsible for preparing and reviewing accounting transactions of a complex nature, preparing and analysing financial reports, completing bank reconciliations and completing other balance sheet reconciliations.

Key Accountabilities:

    • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
    • Document financial transactions by entering account information.
    • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
    • Summarize current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
    • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
    • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
    • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
    • Maintain financial security by following internal controls.
    • Prepare payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements.
    • Comply with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
    • Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
    • Conduct all accounting activities related to his/her concerned Office/Department/Product Line in accordance with the finance and accounting policies and procedures developed by the Company.
    • Prepare and process all required general ledger accounting entries
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual management reports such as balance sheet, income and expense statement, statement of cash flows, accounts receivable aging and other applicable reports.
    • Ensure that all management reports are per the standards and specifications provided by the Company.
    • Deposit/transfer miscellaneous cash receipts to the applicable bank accounts in a timely manner. Conduct bank reconciliations and follow-up on all outstanding and unusual items.
    • Ensure that the petty cash vouchers received from the Office Supervisor are duly authorized and contain appropriate supporting documents. Record the petty cash vouchers in the accounting system and ensure that the petty cash account is balanced.
    • In coordination with the Sales Officers and Sales Assistants, follow up on the collection of accounts receivable balances. Highlight to the Finance Manager / CFO any need for doubtful debt provisions or write-off of bad debts.
    • Coordinate with the Sales Officers and Sales Assistants to facilitate the opening of letters of credit and letters of guarantee.
    • Ensure that accounts payable are processed in a timely manner and in manner that ensures optimum utilization of Company funds.
    • Monitoring and controlling all samples (i.e. books wise) and entering into Microsoft AX System.
    • Maintain a fixed asset register and conduct periodical counting and tagging of fixed assets. Ensure that all assets have adequate insurance coverage.
    • Highlight to the Finance Manager potential improvement opportunities for improvement in either the accounting system or the accounting procedures.

    Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

    • Proven working experience in decorating interior spaces (consultations, renovations, space planning and new constructions)
    • Expertise in layout, colour, lighting, materials selection, custom furniture and all installations.
    • Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, PhotoShop, 3D Max, Illustrator or other design programs
    • Excellent portfolio of previous works
    • Creative talent, imagination and eye for design
    • Communication and presentation skills
    • Project management skills
    • BS degree in Interior Design or similar
    markets or countries: Lebanon
    cities: Beirut
    divisions: Finance
    type: Full Time

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