Accounting & Tax Unit Officer

Website SATHAPANA Limited Myanmar

Microfinance Institution

Report to:   Accounting & Tax Unit Manager

Position Summary

The accounting & tax unit officer is responsible for assisting finance, accounting and tax functions in administrating its policy and procedure and facilitating in those functions’ activities and to ensure all related individuals to performance their work effectively.   

 Duties and Responsibilities of Accounting & Tax Unit Officer

  • Check all related financial documents such as payment voucher, journal voucher for company book keeping at head office and make sure those transactions are adequately supported.
  • Review the correctness or reasonability of the GL accounts posting to accounting system.
  • Assist in preparing and updating finance related forms and procedures.
  • Review fixed asset listing, depreciation, prepaid & accrual schedule for head office and branches.
  • Review the suspense accounts whether they have balance or not, and make some adjustment if needed.
  • Provide technical support to branches for accounting related transactions and issues, and other accounting related tasks as required.
  • Provide related training to branch staff in order to improve the capacity of staff.
  • Prepare monthly branches overhead charge.
  • Prepare tax related documents & reports and responsible for monthly, quarterly, and yearly declaration of tax to government tax authority.
  • Provide technical support to branches for financial related transactions and issue, and other finance related tasks as required.
  • Review monthly inter-branch accounts and main cash accounts.
  • Help in End of Month, End of Year closing process.
  • Discuss and share current financial/accounting issues and find solution.
  • Assist supervisor/manager for preparing or amendment of policy or procedure if required.
  • Ensure staffs are well-understood about policy and procedure.
  • Responsible for filing financial/accounting documents in appropriate condition.
  • Verify the correctness and completeness of financial/accounting documents before submitting authorized.
    • Actively participate in professional up-grading courses as required.
    • Be an active learner. Play an active role in seeking out and participating in learning experiences.
    • Ensuring the team member ability is enough for doing their tasks and team, as a whole, is doing well and on time.
    • Sharing and coaching frequently in order to strengthen a high productive team work.
    • Perform other tasks assigned by supervisors as required.


  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor degree holder / Diploma or Certificate in accounting.
    • Minimum one year working experience in related field.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal and problem solving skills.
    • Computer Skill: Microsoft Office.
    • Good in English, Burmese and Japanese is an advantage.

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