We are seeking an experienced accountant to join our growing online insurance start-up. As an accountant, you will be responsible for overseeing our financial records and ensuring compliance with local regulations. You will also work closely with our management team to develop financial strategies that support our company's goals.
Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
Research technical accounting issues for compliance
Support month-end and year-end close process
Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
Manage and comply with reporting requirements and tax filings
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Ideally 5 - 8 years of experience in an audit firm or within the accounting department of at least a mid-sized organisation.. Experience within the accounting department of an insurance company or familiarity with principles of insurance accounting will be a clear advantage.
Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting standards
Experience with online financial platforms and accounting software eg. Quickbook etc.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other common office software
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently and prioritise tasks in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills