Depart / Unit : Finance.
Reporting to : Vice President
Peachtree Networks is a growing international telecom company with multiple international offices that offers talented and driven individuals the opportunity to grow their career in an exciting and professional field.
Since our establishment, we have recognized the importance of attracting and developing a well trained, diversified and committed workforce.
We are committed to providing our people with the intensive training and career development opportunities, a dynamic, professional and challenging environment, and the best equal employment opportunity practices.
Peachtree Networks has a proven track record of delivering services and support on a global scale. We see obstacles as challenges and take pride in overcoming them.
We take pride in our employees and acknowledge it as a foundation for our ongoing success.
Job brief :
We are located in the Free Trade Zone in Cartagena and a require a bilingual Junior Accountant with at least 3 years of professional experience and knowledge of the accounting processes in the Free Trade Zone to perform the following functions :
Junior Accountant responsibilities including but not limited to :
Accounting of accounting movements : bank reconciliations, purchases, portfolio.
Management and preparation of taxes (Withholdings, VAT, income tax)
Experience and Knowledge of Magnetic Media
Knowledge and cost management
Other activities of the position
Documents financial transactions and reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting, entering and analyzing account information.
Prepares and processes payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
Handle employee reimbursements, travel allowances, and random expenses.
Handling utility and other bills swiftly.
Develop and maintain a database to ensure smooth transactions for all financial processes.
Perform month-end and year-end procedures including, but not limited topreparing all month-end reconciliations and year-endworking papers and reports (Weekly reporting of Debtors Collections / Accounts Receivable Records - Monthly reporting of CTG Expense Accounts and Individual Suppliers Accounts) for the PTNW annual audit.
Run monthly budget performance reports for Departments and distribute them to department managers.
Bad debt collection :
Keep track of outstanding debts, and maintain the debtor's book to ensure that the debt status is accurate and updated.
Develop reports on aged debt accounts and days sales outstanding (DSO) reports.
Monitor slow moving accounts to identify delinquent debts and take necessary action to recover the debts.
Collect debts from clients by contacting them and negotiating payoff deadlines and payment plans
Proven work experience as a Junior Accountant or similar role, where Free Trade Zone Taxes were managed.
Advanced knowledge of MS Excel / Google Sheet (creating spreadsheets and charts and using financial Excel functions).
Good understanding of bookkeeping procedures.
Capable of working in production environments
Time-management and organization skills
BSc degree or similar qualification in Finance, Accounting or Economics.