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Cost Accountant - Manufacturing

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Jamaica
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/06/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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1. Prepare monthly Financial Statements including monthly comments and TB uploads into Talentia Software.
2. Lead the month end process to ensure timely closure of GL to meet reporting timelines which include (Refer to Checklist):
o Proper cut off - ensure all invoices are booked or accrued;
o Bank & GL Reconciliations are complete
o Calculation of Technical Service Fee (TSF)
o GCT Net off
3. Plan and administer, along with the FC, the accounting services and advise the company on any accounting problems, its legal obligation in relation to taxes and financial status.
4. Ensure the smooth and accurate flow of information to and from the Accounts Department by liaising with all other departments.
5. Check off all Non-Inventory invoices - PO and manual invoices to ensure:
o Invoices are correct
o Correctly coded
o Duly authorized
6. Tax Liabilities:
o Prepare monthly GCT Return and ensure that it is filed and paid on time.
o Check and approve Monthly Statutory Return.
o File & Pay Company's Income tax
o Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC) up to date
o Files & pays withholding taxes
7. Liaise with internal/external auditors with regard to the company's annual audit.
8. Prepare payroll for monthly paid staff and monthly paid contractors.
9. Assist the Financial Controller in the budget preparation process.
10. Review and supervise the work of all functions within the Accounting department by setting performance standards and monitoring performance
11. Conduct performance assessments for direct reports and make recommendations with regard to their training and development needs.
12. Recommend where necessary improvements to system controls and accounting practices.
13. Check off lodgements prepared by Credit & Collections Officer.
14. Review/Monitor GL accounts to maintain the integrity of the General Ledger.
15. Review and approve weekly and sales payrolls.
16. Prepare Monthly Flash Report Estimate and input in Talentia Software.
17. Check off and approve all Direct Deposit payments.
18. Prepare and book all standard journals relating to the monthly accounting process.
19. Check and approve reconciliations including:
o Bank Recons - JMD/USD
o Supplier Recons
o General Ledger schedules
20. Check and approve all General Journals relating to :
o Payroll - Weekly and Sales
o Bank entries - BNS JMD/USD
o Other entries
21. Check off and approve all Petty Cash Reimbursements:
o Payroll Officer
o Montego Depot
o Mandeville Depot
o Supper/Taxi Reimbursement for Plant employees
22. Participate in Training and Development activities as required.
23. Perform all duties in accordance with procedures as per ISO 9001 standards and the Company's Quality Systems Manual.
24. Compliance with all client Policies.
25. Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Financial Controller

Degree/qualifications and major if applicable:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
At least five (5) years' progressive experience - Finance/Accounting

Technology: Microsoft Dynamics Accounting Software expeirence is a must have.

About Fircroft:
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