Accounting Assistant

Makati, National Capital Region ·  30 March (updated)


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  • Accounting Assistant

    What does a Accounting Assistant do?

    The accounting assistant creates financial transactions and generates reports from that information. The creation of financial transactions includes posting information to accounting journals or accounting software from such source documents as invoices to customers, cash receipts, and supplier invoices. Accounting assistant can expect to assist the Accounting department with data entry, processing, and record transactions. The accounting assistant also reconciles accounts to ensure their accuracy.


    1. Purchase supplies and equipment as authorized by management

    2. Monitor office supply levels and reorder as necessary

    3. Tag and monitor fixed assets

    4. Pay supplier invoices in a timely manner

    5. Take all reasonable discounts on supplier invoices

    6. Pay any debt as it comes due for payment

    7. Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants

    8. Issue invoices to customers

    9. Collect sales taxes from customers and remit them to the government

    10. Ensure that receivables are collected promptly

    11. Record cash receipts and make bank deposits

    12. Conduct a monthly reconciliation of every bank account

    13. Conduct periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy

    14. Maintain the petty cash fund

    15. Issue financial statements

    16. Provide information to the external accountant who creates the company’s financial statements

    17. Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit

    18. Calculate and issue financial analysis of the financial statements

    19. Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

    20. Maintain the chart of accounts

    21. Maintain the annual budget

    22. Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

    23. Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements

    24. Process payroll in a timely manner

    25. Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested

    26. Follow accounting policies and procedures


    • Associate's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience/Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field

    • Knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles

    • Candidates with a working knowledge of the QuickBooks accounting software package are preferred

    • Detail-oriented

  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Vocational
  • Years of experience: 1
  • Language(s): Tagalog ,English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • Accounting Assistant

  • Makati, National Capital Region

  • Company

  • Work type

    Permanent contract

  • Type of contract

    Full Time

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