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Assistant Corporate Accountant

IFS

IFS

Accounting & Finance
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

At IFS, we’re flexible, we’re innovative, and we’re focused not only on how we can engage with our customers but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society’s greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We’re looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

The Assistant Corporate Accountant supports the corporate accounting team by maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts, preparing journal entries and financial statements, and ensuring compliance with IFRS, GAAP, and other regulatory requirements. They assist with audits, tax returns, cash flow projections, and internal controls, while also providing data for financial analysis and administrative support as needed.

Essential Duties and Accountabilities

  • Prepare journal entries and ensure they are properly documented.
  • Prepare or assist in maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Provide data and support for financial analysis and reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS, GAAP, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in preparing documentation for internal and external audits.
  • Assist in the preparation of tax returns and other regulatory filings.
  • Assist in preparing cash flow projections.
  • Assist in maintaining internal controls to safeguard company assets.
  • Help identify and mitigate financial risks.
  • Maintain accurate and organized financial records and files.
  • Provide administrative support to the accounting team as needed.

Qualifications

  • Fully or partly qualified ACA, ACCA, or CGMA or equivalent and/or bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a related field.
  • Adequate knowledge of IFRS and GAAP
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (MS Excel is mandatory)
  • Fluency in business-level English language
  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting or a related field, preferably within an international environment.

Additional Information

We believe that coming together as a community, in person, is important for innovation, connection and fostering a sense of belonging. Our roles have the right balance of remote and in-office working to enable flexibility for managing your life along with ensuring a real connection with your colleagues and the broader IFS community.