Senior Accounts Executive

Posted a month ago by United Machinery (Pvt) Ltd, Classification: Accounting & Auditing

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly and yearly financial statements
  • Prepare VAT, SSCL, Estimated Income Tax and Annual Returns etc on time
  • Prepare weekly Debtors and Creditors summaries
  • Prepare source documents such as invoices, credit notes, delivery notes etc on ERP and other ERP related work
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Prepare management reports
  • Handling of petty cash and arranging payments
  • Be responsible for day-to-day financial activities of the Department
  • Liaising with Banks and External Auditors
  • Visit Department of Inland Revenue, EPF & ETF Departments when necessary
  • Willing to work long hours and during holidays, if necessary
  • Must be familiar with budgeting, costing and pricing
  • Be ready to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Managing daily administrative and HR work
  • You will be required to work 5 1/2 days per week, including a half day on Saturday


  • Part qualification from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA / ICASL) with completed Auditing requirements in a reputed Audit Firm. Full qualification from AAT is also considered
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in a reputed Audit Firm is a must
  • Graduates from State Universities with completed auditing requirements but without AAT or CA / ICASL qualifications would also be considered provided they intend embarking on a long-term career journey with us
  • G.C.E. A/L qualifications preferably in Science / Mathematics / Commerce streams and a Credit Pass for English at the G.C.E. (O/L)
  • Minimum 03 years of hands-on experience in accounting software packages, preferably QuickBooks is a must
  • Must be an expert on Office Packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Long-term employment seekers who intend building up a career with us would be preferred
  • A good command of both written and spoken English (with good handwriting) coupled with communication skills. Candidates who are fluent in English (both written and spoken) will have a definite advantage over others
  • ERP experience though not essential would be advantageous
  • Thorough knowledge in Accounting Principles and financial systems
  • Previous experience in the areas such as - handling customers and dealing with foreign suppliers would be advantageous
  • Excellent time and task management skills, including the ability to work on multiple tasks at the same time
  • Applicants should have hands-on experience in bookkeeping, preparing final accounts, bank reconciliation, liaising with external auditors and Banks, annual stock verification, debt collection etc.
  • Preferred age between 28 - 42 years

What We Offer

  • Can earn a very decent package commensurate with your qualifications and experience. Package would certainly be well above market rates
  • An attractive Travelling Allowance and Attendance Incentive will be provided
  • Career advancement prospects to climb up to the level of General Manager in a very short span. Although much emphasis has been given to Finance related qualifications and experience, you will not be confined only to the Finance Division and you will basically be an operations person supervising and performing very important tasks whilst driving the company forward to achieve organizational goals and objectives
  • Free meals will be provided by the company (breakfast and lunch)
  • Indicating the expected salary in your application would be advantageous

A very attractive remuneration package (well above market rates), special incentives, attendance allowance, travelling allowance, annual bonuses & foreign training await the right candidates together with career advancement prospects.

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