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Financial Accountant

Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica Full time Posted On 08.02.2022 Expire On 08.16.2022 Employer


Guyana Industrial Minerals Inc. (A Subsidiary of First Bauxite LLC) is seeking a Financial Accountant.

Address: 222 Cedar Court, Lamaha Gardens, Georgetown, Guyana 

Position Role Overview:
The position reports to the Chief Financial Officer. The role has responsibility for significant parts of the month end and year end close processes, maintaining financial accounting systems, executing routine accounting processes and internal control procedures, researching and applying appropriate accounting standards, analyzing budget variances, complying with local reporting requirements, acting as liaison with the external auditors and assisting with financial reporting.  The position participates in the accounts payable process as needed.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Executing the month end close process and ensuring month end procedures are completed to meet the company’s reporting schedule including preparation and posting general journal entries, analysis of balance sheet accounts, application of cost accounting policies and detailed review of the trial balance for accuracy.
  • Ensuring all necessary monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliations are appropriately prepared and are current and accurate.
  • Ensuring compliance with required financial controls and generally accepted accounting policies, with emphasis on those significant to the company’s particular business.
  • Assist CFO in ensuring financial reporting is timely and accurate.
  • Analyze variances to budget and provide department managers with budget reports.
  • Ensure that the chart of accounts is regularly reviewed to provide meaningful and accurate information and provide guidance to the departmental managers on correctly assigning general ledger coding.
  • Assist CFO with preparation of the weekly cash flow forecast ensuring data is accurate and timely.
  • Recommend improvements to company financial systems, processes and controls.
  • Assist CFO with maintaining up-to-date, accurate and detailed documentation relating to the financial systems, processes, workflows and controls.
  • Assist CFO in ensuring there are sound systems of internal control and governance throughout the finance activity.
  • Prepare or assist CFO with preparing all required regulatory accounts and reports in accordance with accounting standards.
  • Assist tax preparers as necessary in the preparation of required tax returns.
  • Compliance with applicable state and local reporting requirements, including preparation and filing of sales tax returns.
  • Complete projects as directed by the CFO.
  • Prepare year-end audit files for external auditors.
  • Assist with accounts payable as needed, including preparing and submitting the weekly payment proposal to the CFO, vendor maintenance and transaction processing.
  • Effective and supportive communication with team members and other departments, and effective problem resolution.
Educational Requirements:
  • 3 – 5 years’ accounting experience required, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; Part 2 ACCA or relevant accounting qualification (part qualified or qualified) preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with month end, quarter end, and year end accounting close.
  • Deadline driven with strong research, analysis, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Proficient in Excel, Power Point and Word.
  • Well-organized with clear ability to prioritize work
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Ability to work independently and utilize problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • ERP experience a plus
Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements of this position include reading, sitting, repetitive motions on a key board.


Guyana Industrial Minerals Inc.

Job ID:



Financial Accountant


Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica


Accounting, Finance, Manufacturing



Employment Type:

Full time




Accounting-Finance : Financial Control, Bookkeeping, Collections, Corporate Accounting, Corporate Finance, General-Other: Accounting-Finance, Risk Management-Compliance, Tax Accounting

Job Requirements

Educational Requirements:
  • 3 – 5 years’ accounting experience required, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; Part 2 ACCA or relevant accounting qualification (part qualified or qualified) preferred.

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