We are Ascentic, a Swe-Lankan Software development partner in Colombo. Founded in 2017 to support Swedish clients with their software needs we have quickly scaled up into a stable, yet still growing, company. Today we are over 100+ geeky and dedicated Ascenders, with the aspiration of together creating the best workplace in Sri Lanka.
Right now, we are looking for a talented Accountant to join our family. Is that you?
Our Dream Hire
- Over 5 years of experience in accounting and finance roles, with a strong understanding of accounting principles and tax regulations.
- Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office suite.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
- Has experienced in facing clients and act as a financial consultant.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance.
- Qualification of professional exams from CA, ACCA, CIMA or any other equivalent body.
Recording Transactions - Record financial transactions accurately and efficiently using accounting software.
Classifying Transactions - Categorize transactions into appropriate GL accounts to facilitate financial analysis and reporting.
Summarizing Financial Data - Prepare financial statements, including Income Statement, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow Statement, to provide a clear overview of the company's financial performance.
Internal Controls - Implement and monitor internal controls to safeguard assets and maintain the accuracy of financial records.
Tax Compliance - Ensure compliance with tax regulations by preparing and filing tax returns, including Advance Payment of Income Tax (APIT), Withholding Tax (WHT), Value Added Tax (VAT), SVAT, and Income Tax (IT). Provide tax planning advice to minimize the company's tax liability.
Auditing - Coordinate with external auditors to review financial records and ensure compliance with accounting standards.
Advisory Services - Stay informed on changes in tax laws and regulations provided by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD).
- Assist in tax audits and investigations, ensuring compliance with tax regulations.
- Calculate and advise on VAT, SVAT, Withholding Tax, and Advance Payment of Income Tax.
- Manage Social Security Contribution Levy (SSCL) calculations and payments.
- Prepare and submit Income Tax (IT) returns accurately.
- Maintain meticulous records of tax-related transactions and documentation.
- Communicate effectively with tax authorities on behalf of the organization.
At Ascentic we expect a lot from you, which means you can expect a lot from us. We always strive to work with the latest in tech and make sure you have an individual development plan to meet your career goals. We have a flat organization with few managers so your opinion and ideas matter and are rewarded. Our office is not a strict environment, instead we focus on building trust and being accountable to each other.
Ascentic promotes a casual, fun and easy-going office experience where you can be yourself, where we also give you the space to work with the flexibility you need to experience real work-life balance. We of course also do lots of activities together like weekly games, treats, getaways, sports and health initiatives.
Ascentic is an equal opportunity employer with the belief that our differences make us stronger together. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment that reflect the Sri Lankan society represented by all genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities and religions.
Curious? Let's talk!