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The Accountant/Finance Manager is responsible for all aspects of accounting, financial management, payroll, personnel administration, financial reporting, tax matters and internal controls.

  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements


Job Description

The Accountant/Finance Manager is responsible for all aspects of accounting, financial management, payroll, personnel administration, financial reporting, tax matters and internal controls.

 

This role is also responsible for the continued & successful utilisation of the company ERP system in so far as liaising with the IT and ERP system providers to ensure that appropriate staff members are properly trained, that system issues and challenges are reported, addressed and resolved in a timely manner, that changes & new functionality within the system are identified and implemented as required. You will also act as the Project Manager for all ERP system related projects within the organisation. 

 

In the administrative capacity, this role will direct, control and supervise the support services of the organization.

 

Your principal responsibilities and key result areas will include, but not limited to the following:


Operational Responsibilities

1.       Manage all accounting operations including debtors, creditors, general ledger, budgeting and bank reconciliations

2.      Ensure accuracy of cash and banking across all locations

3.      Overseeing and managing the costs involving a company's inventory operations.

4.      Ensure proper cash management

5.      Ensure the ERP system is working efficiently

6.     Establishing and implementing inventory management policies and procedures

              

Tactical Responsibilities

1.       Develop and document business processes and accounting policies and procedures to maintain and strengthen internal control.

2.      Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

3.      Monthly preparation of Board reports including monthly financial statements for use by directors

4.      Reporting monthly results versus budget and analysis of variances

5.      Debt Management and collection

 

Strategic Responsibilities

1.       Prudent cashflow management

2.      Improving efficiency and reducing costs across the organization

3.      Preparing and managing statutory and financial reporting

4.      Regular budgeting, budgetary control, and reporting

5.      Working with Company auditor to ensure smooth and accurate annual audits

6.     Collaborating with senior management team to develop financial strategy, including risk minimization and forecasting.

 

Key Performance Indicators
Your performance will be measured against the following KPIs:

1.       Gross profit margin 

2.    Budget to Actual Variances

3.      Zero inventory variances and full investigations/reporting when any occur

4.      Tracking & reporting on return on investment (ROI)

5.      Overall ERP system efficiency & utilisation

6.     Timely reporting to the Board

7.      Timely preparation of management accounts and annual audit/returns

Skills & qualifications

ü  Strong analytical skills, thinking & logic

ü  Strong written and oral communication.

ü  Organization and attention to detail.

ü  Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

ü  Excellent time management.

ü  Demonstrated ability to work independently.

ü  Dependability

ü  Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude

ü  Seeks and applies knowledge, information, and best practices

ü  CPAK and Master’s in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting

ü  Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience with inventory responsibilities

ü  Experience managing finance and administration operations and reporting functions

ü  Demonstrable proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other IT tools

ü  Experience working with an ERP

ü  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in English

Supervision

ü  Supply Chain Coordinator

ü  RMPM Stores Clerk

ü  Accountant & Admin Assistant

 

             

 

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