Accountant

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    9 months ago
  • Category:
    Accounting, Manufacturing, Mining
  • Deadline:
    March 26, 2021
Reporting Functionally reports to Head of Finance / MD and administratively  to GM
Coordinates Imports/ Exports/ Operations
Job Role Strengthening accountability, ground level input & management of all accounts
Job Purpose Manages accounting function to ensure compliance with legislation & IFRS requirements and Inventory control.

This position is to control all accounts in coordination with head office to have ground presence at the factory-level. This will include working with team of production, imports, exports as well as stores. Correspondent on behalf of the company during government audits, professional audits, etc.

Position Objective & Responsibilities
  • Manage and oversee all accounting operations to ensure correctness in data entry and compliance with IFR Standards & legislative requirements
  • Oversee and ensure that all monthly returns are submitted, statutory dues are paid before due dates.
  • Individual will keep track of accounts receivables/outstanding debtors by coordinating with dispatch
  • Send monthly reminders to outstanding accounts with updated statements based on accurate inflow of payments and outflow of finished goods
  • Oversee cash disbursement and ensure proper accounting
  • Oversee accurate Tally entries of raw materials, finished goods, goods in transit, etc. based on established policy from head office
  • Handle bank activities for the factory including creating weekly budgets, monitoring cash flow levels and making payments
  • Gathering all data from relevant parties to ensure daily, weekly and monthly reports are sent on time to head office on overall financial position
  • Understand and analyze cost structure on ground level, verify and initiate internal audits to ensure strong control procedures of payment and monetary activity
  • Create SOP for financial control and communicate if need be with local authorities in audits to explain financial policies
  • Coordinate with head office for all government requirements on salary payments such as NSSF, PAYE etc. 

 

Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
Experience  Minimum 3-years’ experience in Accounting
Desired Profile                          

 

In-depth knowledge & experience of basic and complex accounting principals

Exposure to industrial level businesses as well as tax compliance

Highly skilled in accounting software such as Tally, SAP, etc.

Strong attention to detail

Excellent Communication Skills Both Written and Verbal

Ability to Handle Multi – tasks and Meet Deadlines
Experience in handling business level accounting & finance preferably in Africa.

SoftSkills Required                         

 

Communication skills – High

Leadership skills – High

Accounting & Analytical skills – Very High

Flexibility – High

Adaptability – High

 

 

Meticulous, Analytical and Self driven individual with strong interpersonal communication and analytical skills. Ability to work under pressure at any hour and to make quick and accurate decisions in a fast paced environment.

 

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