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Assistant Accountant

Eskimo Fashion Knitwear (Private) Limited
Sri Lanka (LK)
Not advertised
Closing date
Oct 20, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Retail & Wholesale, Other
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Other

ESKIMO FASHION KNITWEAR (PRIVATE) LTD. is a German owned, BOI approved enterprise and a premier supplier of sewn and knitted fashion accessories mainly to the European Market. Eskimo is in operation in Sri Lanka for more than three decades having its head office and the main factory in Negombo and sub factories at Pallekele and Punanai with employee strength of more than 1800. Our strength reflects in our rapid growth, globalization of trade and acceptance of us by our foreign customers as a high quality knitwear producer.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and supervision of financial statements and reports to enable management discussions and analysis.
  • Reporting financial statements in line with the requirement of Sri Lanka Accounting Standards, and other statutory bodies.
  • Introduce and use of best practices in accounting controls and enable a compliant environment.
  • Liaising with auditors and finalizing annual audited accounts.
  • Tax planning, preparation of returns, returns filing and coordinating tax related matters with the tax authorities and consultants.
  • Preparation of weekly cash flow forecasts and maintain strong communications with banks.
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations and maintain proper schedules

Candidate Profile:

  • Part qualification of CA Sri Lanka / CIMA/ ACCA or a degree from a recognized university specialized in Accountancy / Finance.
  • Experience in preparing financial statements is a must.
  • Minimum 3 ears' experience in reputed audit firm or mercantile sector preferably apparel industry.
  • Sound knowledge of SLFRSs and hand-on experience in preparing monthly financial reports to the management.
  • Experience in using advanced options in Microsoft Excel and ERP systems.
  • Good communication skills in English and local languages.

Candidates who reside in close proximity to Negombo are encouraged to apply.

If you find this opportunity attractive, please send your CV with the details of two non-related referees quoting the position applying for on the subject of the email within 7 days to 

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