The Accountant will be responsible for the management and reporting of financial data of the organization. His/her main duties include preparing financial statements, examining, and analyzing the company’s accounts and ensuring compliance with financial reporting and other standard accounting procedures. This role requires the candidate to be trustworthy and possess the ability to work efficiently without sacrificing accuracy. The Accountant can expect to work with large amounts of numerical data, handle multiple tasks with deadlines, and provide transparent and complete reports to senior management. He/She should have a firm grasp of accounting and financial practices and regulations and possess strong computer and verbal and written communication skills. He/She should be prompt, honest, detail-oriented, professional, and analytical. Must demonstrate excellent presentation skills with the ability to successfully communicate complex quantitative data to decision-makers.
Education & Qualifications
At least level II ACCA (higher levels of accomplishment would be an asset).
5+ years of senior-level accounting experience.
Familiarity with accounting and finance principles and procedures.
Strong discipline of financial management including financial tracking, budgeting, and forecasting
Advanced level knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite primarily Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Knowledge & Skills
Ability to work in a start-up environment.
Demonstrated relationship building skills across large/diverse people business.
Self-starter and capable of operating with minimal supervision.
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills, and ability to multi-task.
Willingness to work flexible schedule, including extended days, holidays, evenings, and weekend hours.
Be able to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment completing objectives efficiently with a sense of responsibility.
This position is “hands on” and includes but not limited to the following essential duties:
Complying with all company, and local accounting and financial regulations.
Ensure timely, accurate month-end closing and financial reporting to Senior Management.
Compiling, analysing, and reporting financial data.
Creating periodic reports, such as balance sheets, profit & loss statements, etc.
Responsible for preparation and closing of monthly and annual financial statements, including but not limited to coordinating with other team members.
Prepares ad hoc financial reporting requests, other analyses and special projects as requested by senior management.
Responsible for accounting processes and tasks (for example: AP & AR process, GL, bank reconciliation, account reconciliation, etc.)
Responsible for the procurement and pricing function of the organization.
Responsible for coordinating and finalizing year-end audits in a specific timeframe.
Fixed Assets and inventory accounting analysis and reconciliation.
Coordinate and liaise with internal parties to support intercompany activities.
Support forecasting and budgeting exercise as per corporate guidelines
Coordinate and liaise with external parties like external auditors, bank representatives, local tax and government authorities where required.
Support and ensure compliance with all finance filing requirements, tax filing requirement, audits, procedures, and forms both statutory and internal.
Assist in new processes and system implementation when required.
Performing audits and resolving discrepancies.
Computing and remitting taxes and other statutory obligations.
Keeping informed about current legislation relating to finance and accounting. Stay up to date with emerging trends in the accounting, pharmaceutical and OTC retail industries.
Assisting management in the decision-making process by preparing budgets and financial forecasts.
Supervise the operations of the accounting department which includes delegation of tasks, and the scheduling of team members to complete various activities. Assign daily responsibilities and set expectations for the accounting team.
Ensure that the accounting staff has working knowledge of all the computer and technology systems and software and ensure that all systems problems are responded to by contacting IT Support immediately when issues arise.
Review sales data every day and prepare to discuss with the General Manager/CEO.
Manage the performance of team members by assigning responsibilities, setting goals, observing their performances, providing feedback, and by giving recognition.
Monitor and ensure timely completion of all required training programs for all the team members within the department and provide coaching for all team members.
Address issues and discipline team members when necessary
Promote teamwork and motivate team members by setting expectations, monitoring results, and showing enthusiasm, and through vision sharing.
Protect organization’s value by always keeping information confidential.
Ensure total compliance with all corporate policies and employment laws, and consistently treat all team members fairly, while maintaining respectful relationships with coworkers.
Communicate regularly with the team members through one-on-one discussions, answering questions, group meetings, soliciting input, and through open communication between the management and non-management team members.
Complete any special assignments or other tasks as assigned.
Future Care Alliance Inc. is a purpose-driven Guyanese-owned company, and is the parent company of Future Care Pharmacy, which is a new, state-of-the-art, retail pharmacy located in Central Georgetown. The pharmacy is one of the businesses within the Future Care Alliance group of businesses and is focused on best-in-class customer service and experience. Future Care Pharmacy provides the widest range of prescription and over-the-counter medicines, medical devices, personal care products and other basic everyday needs.
As part of its unwavering commitment to delivering the best customer service, patient care and product lines, Future Care Pharmacy has invested heavily in technology and product portfolio which are designed to meet every need of its customer base. The Company has adopted a strategy of understanding the needs of its customers, finding the best, most affordable product lines and delivering an experience which leaves the customer completely satisfied.
Future Care Pharmacy is managed by a team of highly skilled and experienced professionals who are committed to the vision and culture of the company and whose skill and experience contribute to the overall success of the organization. New members of the team are trained and equipped with the tools necessary to deliver the company’s objectives and are provided with a pleasant and comfortable work environment. The Company’s executive leadership has set clear goals of ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion in its operations and promoting transparency at all levels in the organization.
As part of its commitment to giving back to the communities it serves, Future Care Alliance Inc. is steadfast in its support to programs that benefit all strata of society and is also committed to being an exemplary corporate citizen by adopting strategies aimed at sustaining and preserving the environment and contributing to the well-being of the communities which it serves.
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