Posted By: Shield Foundation


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

Accountant Job Description: Top Duties and Qualifications

An accountant is responsible for preparing and maintaining financial records for the organisation. Their duties include examining financial statements to ensure they comply with local and international regulations and providing financial advice to the top management in order for them to make informed decisions.

Accountant Duties And Responsibilities

An accountant’s primary role is to keep records of all incoming and outgoing transactions and to ensure that each transaction corresponds to the correct account. They compile all financial data to analyse the pattern of transactions and create financial reports for all stakeholders. An accountant also needs to create profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and other financial statements to present the necessary information to the management. They also forecast the budget by analysing income and expenses in the financial year. Furthermore, reconciling ledger accounts and guiding the clerical staff are also the responsibility of the accountant. Other duties of an accountant include:

Calculating taxes and submitting tax returns to comply with the law

Auditing financial documents to ensure they are accurate and maintaining the confidentiality of the financial data

Suggesting financial policies and procedures based on the overall financial status of the organisation

Managing the company’s accounts to ensure on-time payment and overseeing the software system for financial needs

Maintain the privacy of financial information, and when necessary, backup databases

Rectify any anomalies or inconsistencies they discover in the company’s financial document

Assess accounting software applications and accounting control procedures

Make and evaluate the organisation’s year-end financial accounts

Compose budget forecasts

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Shield Foundation
  • About Organization:Shield Foundation started working with their mission since 2009. The organization was then registered in 2010. Since the beginning, our organization started working on various community issues. The need assessment survey of community was done in 2010. Based on the findings, we have chosen to work for senior citizens at Dharavi. The 'resource centre' was initiated for them. Additionally, various need based services are available for the senior citizens there. In the early years, we had the capacity to cater to only 250 elderly, whereas, now we have developed our capacity to provide services for around 2500 elderly per year. One of our major and most consistent aim is to provide physical and mental health care for senior citizens. We have networked with more than 50 organizations and corporate to reach our mission.

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