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Accountant: Job Description

Job Title: Accountant

Tenure of Employment: The appointment will be made on a one year fixed term contract, with the possibility of extension

Duty Location: Karbi Anglong, Assam

Reporting to: Finance & Accounts Manager, Grassroots Tea Corporation Private Limited (GTC) 

Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance

Experience: Not less than 3 year experience in managing accounts of an enterprise

Responsible for: Maintaining the accounts of the project RWEC within GTC accounting system.

 

Brief Job Description

  1. The Accountant will be primarily responsible for helping the RWEs in:

  2. Documenting financial transactions by entering account information including leaf purchase, labour costs, fuel costs, tea production, sale etc in Tally, supported by hard copies;

  3. Preparing vouchers and supporting documentation and ensuring those from the team members

  4. Preparing necessary invoices and vouchers for the purpose;

  5. Securing financial information by completing data base backups;

  6. Maintaining financial security by following internal controls;

  7. Preparing payments to vendors by verifying documentation, requesting disbursements and ensuring credits from customers;

  8. Monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends;

  9. Preparing and draft the organisation’s Annual Financial Report;

  10. Suggest cost-reduction opportunities;

  11. Ensure all financial compliances alone or with the help of financial, MoC and compliance related consultants

  12. Provide all support to the auditors to ensure timely execution of annual auditing

  13. Prepare accurate financial reports to specific deadlines;

  14. Managing budgets as per projections;

  15. Coordinate with team members and ensure that the financial reports are obtained and accounted for 

  16. Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation.

Required Competencies

  1. Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, 

  2. Hands-on experience with accounting software like Tally

  3. Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables

  4. Experience with general ledger functions

  5. Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills

  6. Minimum 2 years of work experience as Accountant

  7. Working knowledge of English

How to Apply

If you feel you are the right candidate, please submit your application by e-mail to contact@grassrootstea.in 

Please specify the name of the post applied for. Remember to include the following information in your email.

  1. A letter stating reasons for seeking a placement with GTC

  2. Latest CV

  3. Name, designation, email address and mobile number of two referees.

  4. Any written or printed evidence that establishes your credentials, if available

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