Job Summary

To Provide accurate and timely financial information to management for decision making and financial control and profit maximization.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

REPORTING TO: FINANCE MANAGER

Key Areas of Responsibilities

These are outlined in the following main categories

A)    Book Keeping and Accounting
•    Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards and policies.
•    Compute and account for taxes owed, prepare and file tax returns, ensuring compliance with tax laws, deadlines and statutory legislation.
•    Fixed Assets management and control including preparation of the Fixed Assets Movement Schedule and accounting for the Depreciation thereon.

B)    Cash and Treasury Management
•    Providing oversight on cash and cheque collections from customers and ensuring such receipts are recorded in the Accounting system and deposits made of the same within 24 hours
•    Manage all requisitions for payments.
•    Prepare all supplier payments after due reconciliation of all Supplier accounts and ensure the same are fully approved by the respective managers and Bank Signatories.
•    Collaborate effectively with the Sales and Operations departments and be the lead in Credit Control to ensure the customer accounts are well reconciled and discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner to avoid delay in customer payments.
•    Reviewing Monthly Statements sent to Customers and ensuring follow-up for the collections are done.

C)    Financial Analyses, Control and Reporting
•    Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
•    Reviewing daily reports for Sales, Collections, and Bank Deposits; weekly Stock Reconciliations, aging of Receivables; and Monthly Sales Analyses.
•    Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
•    Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts. (Make best-practices recommendations to management)
•    Liaison with internal and external auditors for the smooth audits and implementation of the Management Letter items highlighted thereof.

D)    Procurement and Suppliers Management
•    Supervise and Direct the management of requisitions from the user departments and reconcile the summary thereof to the Purchase Orders that need to be raised.
•    Ensure all Purchase Orders are appropriately approved and authorised.
•    Ensure that Supplier Reconciliations are done on a monthly basis and the same reconciliation forms the basis of payments.

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Education:

•    Degree in BCom with finance or accounting options
•    Minimum of a CPA Part 11 (Sec. 4) or its ACCA equivalent

Skills:
•    Strong analytical skills
•    Keenness to detail
•    Excellent computer spreadsheet skills
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Ability to work with minimum supervision

Work Experience:
•    Minimum 10 years of practical experience in a similar or Senior Accountant position
•    Experience in the service industry is an added advantage

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