AJC is seeking applications for a self-motivated, qualified Senior Accountant / Auditor to join our busy team of professionals in Vanuatu and to assist/supervise development of our
local accounting team.
That job report directly to the Managing Partner
The person is the head of the Accounting & Audit Department. The Person
must supervise a team of 5 staffs and help grow the team in number and in
The candidate must be enthusiastic with technologies. Coaching the team and
helping the team to achieve better result must be the mindset.
The job is really diversified; most is done from the office without any need to
sit at client premises. Only 15% to 20% is work in relation with Annual Audit,
60% is about daily/monthly accounting and about helping our client to perform
and grow (Monthly Management Account, Vat Return, Payroll, etc.), and 20-25%
is in relation with other engagement.
Here is a list of responsibilities link to the job:
Responsible for monitoring, managing and maintaining clients’ Work In Progress
Responsible for raising fees for clients and collecting debtors on a timely
Responsible for management of junior staff including mentoring, review and
control of their work
Work with various accounting packages, particularly XERO, to prepare monthly
management accounts for clients and other financial reports
Review of VAT returns for various clients
Monitor timeliness of return preparation by staff handling processing of client
work (or client) and lodge within required time
Liaison with VAT Office and research of legislation as required
Preparation of Financial Statements from data in office or data provided by
Financial statement to be prepared to include balance sheet, profit and loss
account, cash flow-statements, notes to the financial statements in accordance with International
Audit assignment planning and budgeting
Co-ordination of junior staff to carry out audit testing
Analytical review of management accounts
Review audit testing data and form audit conclusions
Compile audited financial statements from management accounts and audit
Client liaison for duration of audit
Junior staff training and guidance as required.
In addition to Supervise the Audit work and Supervise
the Monthly accounting, Monthly sale tax return (VAT), Payroll, Management
account, the job might require you to work on different specific assignment for
Liquidation or a Receiverships job, Business Valuation, Business plan drafting
feasibility or Market research, sale and purchase agreement, etc.
At AJC we serve clients needs and we keep a multidisciplinary team, speaking
various languages and having various skill set, two other Expat employee are
Lawyer and support the accounting team in these special assignment.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and with an
entrepreneurial spirit, so to:
Respond to new client enquiries
Respond to tenders from clients for new work within the capacity of the
On call basis to assist clients with their accounting problems
Establish charts of accounts, computer systems, VAT etc for clients
Establish accounting systems (both computerized and manual) for clients
Seek out opportunities and the lead role in developing new work, in consultation
with the Partners
Presenting occasional in house staff training sessions.
Our environment is highly professional and positive and can offer a lifestyle balance while still providing excellent training and resources.
This role requires:
Minimum 3 years practical experience in the accounting / audit field
An Accounting / Business degree, preference will be given to a CPA or CA
Working knowledge of IFRS
Proven ability and knowledge to work with accounting programs (XERO)
Proficient in Microsoft office suite
Strong supervisory and administrative skills
A team leader, and
Excellent English communication and written skills (French would be an
How To Apply:
If you are interested
in this position, please send your motivation letter and CV to the email address below.