Job Summary

The key role of this position is to be in charge of preparing of budgets, accounts and managing financial information and preparing financial reports

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Accountant                1 POSITION
Reports to: The Principal and the Manager

Job Function: The key role of this position is to be in charge of preparing of budgets, accounts and managing financial information and preparing financial reports

Specifically the Accountant will:
•    Be responsible for coordinating Budget preparation in all departments and creating the master budget for the organization.
•    Be responsible for all the financial accounting activities and financial control monitoring
•    Maintain and develop accounts payable and ensure receivables are collected.
•    Manage all restricted funding and ensure all funds are utilized within budget and used in line business aims.
•    Proactively monitor and encourage the reduction in costs and increase in savings and profits.
•    Carry out financial forecasting and risk analysis.
•    Ensure that account books and financial systems are up to date.
•    Preparing end year accounts, ensuring they comply with laws and statutory regulations and tax requirements. Will also ensure timely publication of internal and external audits.
•    Produce and review annual reports and month-end balance sheet as well as profit and loss reconciliations and reports.
•    Must carry out the monthly payroll.
•    Ensure excellent financial control across the organization. 
•    Document, implement and embed strong financial controls across the company.
•    Ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data and revenue.
•    Involvement and support for ad hoc projects as appropriate. Collaborating with other departments to provide innovative solutions to problems and actively seeking better ways of working

Requirements:
•    A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or its equivalent from an accredited and recognized University
•    CPA finalist
•    Experience of at least 3 years in a busy establishment
•    Knowledge of understanding and working with accounting packages
•    Certificate in computer proficiency from a recognized institution. Must have strong PC skills, especially Outlook and excel, with the ability to perform basic data analysis e.g. extracting data and applying pivot tables
•    Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
•    Excellent attention to detail and the ability to maintain accurate records.
•    Good time management and organization skills with the ability to prioritize effectively and meet tight deadlines
•    An understanding of compliance, continuous improvement and excellent customer service
•    Commercial and financial awareness.
•    Good interpersonal skills - Should be a flexible team player, proactive and have the ability to succeed in a complex and dynamic environment.

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