Rest of Africa Full Time
2 weeks ago

Job Summary

Full membership of a recognized professional body, either ICA, CIMA or ACCA; At least 5 years accounting experience of which 3 years in similar role

Job Description

RESPONSIBLE TO:  CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including payroll and invoicing
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
  • Report to the Chief Executive Officer with timely and accurate financial information
  • Assist the Chief Executive Officer in presenting reports to senior executives
  • Supervise the input and handling of financial data and reports for the company's automated financial systems.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
  • Any duties assigned by management. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 

  1. Full membership of a recognized professional body, either ICA, CIMA or ACCA with at least 5 years accounting experience of which 3 years in similar position 
  2. Experience in telecommunication Industry is preferable
  3. Ability to work in a fully integrated accounting system and experience in systems implementation is necessary. 

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