Certified Public Accountant Job Description

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About the Certified Public Accountant position

We are looking for a highly skilled Certified Public Accountant (CPA who will join the team running our company’s financial operations. Your responsibilities will include preparation٫ reviewing and analysis of financial reports٫ ensuring compliance with legal regulations and maintaining general accuracy in our accounting operations.

You should have profound knowledge in auditing٫ bookkeeping and budgeting areas. An ability to monitor daily operations and come up with recommendations for their optimization is also required. You should have some experience of working in this area٫ as well as possess a degree in Accounting and a CPA qualification.

Certified Public Accountant responsibilities are:

  • Managing company's financial records
  • Reviewing financial documentation to ensure its accuracy
  • Analyzing and reporting on company's transactions
  • Monitoring company's bookkeeping activities
  • Participate in budgeting operations
  • Analyzing profit margins and preparing revenue forecasts
  • Managing accounts payable/receivable and overseeing ledger reconciliation
  • Reviewing and updating accounting policies and procedures
  • Keeping company's executives and senior managers informed about company’s financial status
  • Working together with Tax Accountants to track tax payments and returns
  • Keeping company's financial information confidential
  • Following the updates in accounting regulations in company's niche

Certified Public Accountant requirements are:

  • 3+ years' experience of working on a Certified Public Accountant or Senior Accountant position
  • Profound knowledge of accounting and financial procedures
  • Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Good practical experience with accounting software such as FreshBooks or Zoho
  • Good practical experience with MS Office٫ particularly with Excel formulas٫ tables etc
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Responsibility٫ attention to detail٫ confidentiality
  • BSc degree in Accounting٫ Finance or another relevant area٫ and a CPA certification

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