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  • Job reference: RMS0167671

Senior Finance Officer / Assistant Accountant

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Papua New Guinea
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/05/2016
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The Company:
From their flagship Port Moresby facilities, this industry leading healthcare provider offers a full suite of premium medical services ranging from primary healthcare to emergency response, supporting the expatriate and local communities of Port Moresby and it’s surrounds.

The Role:
A period of sustained growth has provided an outstanding opportunity for an experienced accounts / finance offer looking to progress their career to Assistant Accountant / Senior Finance Offer level, with the option to pursue CPA / CA accreditation. Reporting to the Country Manager the core responsibilities of the role include:

• End to end accounts payable processing from transactional entry through to month end reconciliation, including preparing payment runs and releasing payments.
• Full function accounts receivable management, from invoicing to account reconciliation including credit control and the recovery of aged debts.
• Maintenance of the fixed asset registers including month end depreciation posting.
• Month end account reconciliation and reporting, including account and balance sheet reconciliations, posting of month end journals /prepayments / accruals, as well as P&L and balance sheet reporting and liaising with external auditors where required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
To ensure your success in the position it is essential that you possess the following:

• A tertiary qualification in accounting or bookkeeping i.e. a degree or diploma
• A strong technical understanding of transactional and month end accounting coupled with demonstrable hands on experience.
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with a pro-active approach and the ability to self manage and work independently
• Proven track record in achieving set objectives with the ability to work under pressure ensuring the highest levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
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