Assistant Accounting Manager

Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, provide financial analytical assistance and oversight to accounting functions. Assistant managers report to the management with regards to the finances of the organization or establishment. They supervise the design of branch inventory levels through software procedure and installation implementation. Their duties also include the analysis of quarterly project profitability which determines individual project loss or income and research.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supports change management by understanding and addressing impacts of new accounting policies, financial statement initiatives and non-standard transactions
  • Manages banking reconciliations and monthly balance sheet statements
  • Bolsters revenues by creating codes for accounting tasks, cost estimation and revenue generation
  • Initiates comprehensive account assessments to check viability, stability and profitability of business operations
  • Investigates daily variances and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies
  • Proposes and publishes metrics and KPIs to be incorporated into monthly financials and scorecards
  • Applies proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable
  • Reviews historical records, current operational data and forecasting information to identify and capitalize on system enhancement opportunities
  • Checks payroll, vendor payments, commissions and other accounting disbursements for accuracy and compliance

Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 5 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred
  • Preferably Assistant Manager / Managers specializing in Finance – General/Cost Accounting or equivalent
  • Experience with financial reporting requirements

Skills needed for this role

Assistant Accounting Manager  must have strong numeracy, with a high level of accuracy and excellent attention to detail. They must be organised with the ability to prioritise and complete tasks to meet tight deadlines. Good interpersonal and communication skills are also beneficial and they must be capable of maintaining confidentiality.

Career Level

Assistant Manager/Manager

Job Specializations

Accounting/Finance, General/Cost Accounting