Accountant

Rainbow Publishers, an organization with interests in publishing, library development and book promotion is looking for a qualified Accountant.

The accountant will be responsible for managing the inflow and outflow of funds, applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, preparing accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensuring appropriate accounting systems and controls.

Responsibilities

  • Financial oversight of the company‚Äôs operations with a focus on delivering on financial goals and key business metrics
  • Prepare and enter appropriate and comprehensive journal entries into accounting software tools
  • Perform monthly financial close and bank reconciliation analysis, as well as prepare periodic financial reports for the management team when required
  • Work with the management team to improve forecasting, budgeting and planning and financial analyses processes
  • Prepare product cost accounting, product price development, and inventory management and control
  • Maintain and account for petty-cash, including handling, reconciliation and reporting
  • Manage the smooth functioning of the office support systems including negotiations with suppliers, vendors and other service providers in the most cost effective manner
  • Establish and maintain internal controls to ensure compliance with financial, human resources and administrative policies and procedures
  • Market research and analyses on new business initiatives where required and;
  • Support the management team with all administrative tasks

Qualifications Required

  • Accounting degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing and taxation
  • Knowledge of auditing practices and principles
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
  • Knowledge and experience in related software applications including Peachtree, Sage or Quickbooks

Key Competencies

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong planning and management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • A high level of integrity

To apply for job positions at Rainbow Book Club, please address your applications and questions to: info@rainbowbookclub.org

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