Job Summary

The African Talent Company seeks to hire a qualified candidate for the position of a Management Accountant

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

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE   

Analyses and report on key financial data-within the organization ensuring that Finance Manager receives timely, accurate and relevant reports and information.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY

1. Management Accounting and Reporting

·         Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenue and expenses.

·         Prepare financial management report for the review of N+ 1

·         Ensure all Financial reporting deadlines are met

·         Compile and analyze financial information for financial statements preparation including monthly and annual accounts.

·         Ensure smooth month, quarterly and year end closing

·         Analyze financial information and recommend efficiency use of resources.

2. Data processing and Reporting

·         Ensure timely processing of financial information for timely closure of General ledger, this includes timely closure of Accounts payable, Accounts Receivable and Treasury.

·         Ensure financial data are processed in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards ( IFRS)

·         Ensure proper journal authorization for proper cost allocation and continuity.

·         Ensure accounting discrepancies and irregularities are timely resolved

·         Ensure intercompany balances are agreed and signed off on monthly basis

3. Compliance     

·         Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with Accepted Accounting principles ( IFRS)

·         Liaise with the Finance Manager in coordinating external audits

4. Taxation

·         Ensure compliance with tax laws and other statutory requirements

·         Coordinate and assist tax auditors on souring information for Tax Audit purposes.

5. Treasury         

·         Ensure bank reconciliation are timely prepared and reconcile to the bank statement. Reconciling items in the bank recon should not be older than 24 hours - except for exceptional cases.

·         Ensure payment advice/ proof of payment is sent out to the supplier immediately after the bank confirmation.

·         Ensure proper payment processing before cheques are signed- as per Group Expenditure and payment Policy.

·         Ensure better rates are negotiate for fund trading - (Spot Purchases)

6. Analysis and Reconciliation

·         Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities

·         Ensure General provisions and accruals are fully analyzed before period closing and accordingly advise the trend.

7. Fixed Assets and Inventory control and monitoring

·         Maintain Fixed Assets register and generate related schedules and reports

·         On monthly basis ensure fixed assets register is reconciled to General Ledger   

·         Organize assets impairment test as per IFRS

·         Assist in reviewing inventory management and reports

8. Internal Control and Processes

Ensure well documented accounting policies and procedures are in place and implemented.

 

Requirements  

Skills/Knowledge & Abilities       

·         3+ Years of relevant experience               

·         Strong Accounting & finance background             

·         Ability to use own initiative        

·         Task-focused and pro-active approach  

·         Strong organizational, prioritization and time management skills               

·         High standard of numeracy and accuracy with attention to detail

·         Confident, effective and simple communication with clients at all levels

Education

·         Bachelor Degree in Accounting ,Economics ,Finance or Business Administrations, an MBA is preferred

·         CPA/ACCA/CIMA/CA/ Registered as a member is a Must

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