Accounting Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Milan, Lombardia, Italy
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TMF Group
  • 19 May 19

Accounting Specialist

Job Purpose:

The primary responsibility of the Accounting Specialist is to work with the Team Leader/Senior Accountant in meeting the accounting, tax and other reporting commitments of the relevant clients. S/he is responsible for individual goals and helping to meet the wider departmental goals. Furthermore the Accounting Specialist will ensure timely and quality accounts preparation and calculation and daily deliverables of excellent services to a portfolio of assigned clients.

Seniority Level: Middle level

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accounting entries
  • Assures compliance to VAT principles
  • Calculation of monthly withholding tax
  • Preparation of Tax return
  • Calculation of Italian Municipal Property taxes (IMU, TASI)
  • Creates queries and reports on Payroll data
  • Prepares simple financial reports or supports Senior Accounting Specialist, Team Leader or Manager in predisposing complex financial reports
  • Escalates to more senior members of staff relevant queries
  • Supports and manages clients and internal requests in a timely manne

Job specific requirements:
  • Intermediate knowledge of English (B1+)
  • Expertise in all MS Office packages (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)
  • High School Diploma and/or Degree Economics
  • Up to 5 years' experience in similar Organizations
  • Works in compliance with the TMF procedures and related standards of work
  • Good client services skills and ability to meet required deadlines
  • Responsible and organized
  • Ensure that all accounting procedures remain in line with applicable law and overall objectives
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of Accounting and budget account
  • Operational knowledge of VAT and other corporate taxation matters
  • Working knowledge and understanding of international financial/capital markets and financial instruments
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements for companies in Italy (Statutory deadlines, filing requirements etc.);
  • Goals focus (both individual and team goals)
  • Concern for quality
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Creating team success - as a member
  • Acts with integrity
  • Upholds the VALUES of the organisation in all they do
  • Trustworthy team member who considers those around them