Manager, Finance & Accounts

Key accountabilities:

  • Responsible in preparation and presentation of projections and annual budgets that summarise and forecast the financial position of the company.
  • To coordinate with Head Office Financial Reporting and to be responsible to verifying monthly accounts and financial reports; monthly budget variance reports including analysis and explanation for variances from YTD budget; cash flow forecast; monthly financial forecasts and any other additional reports as may be required from time to time.
  • Analyse and reconcile accounts for accuracy and compliance with all pertinent procedures and regulations, identify weaknesses in internal controls and safeguards assets.
  • Monitor and control the cash flow and treasury matters, to ensure meeting the business needs of the company.
  • Ensure an effective asset management to include rent and lease agreements, asset inventory, insurance etc.
  • Arrange for annual audits to meet statutory obligations, work directly with external auditors and ensure compliance with legal and statutory reporting requirements.
  • Implement good budgetary controls to ensure that potential overspending is identified early and addressed in a responsible manner by the budget holders.
  • Keep up to date of new trends, development, laws and regulations that impact the financial activities.
  • Participate in the formulation, interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures for procurement.
  • Participate in the enhancement of associated computer systems and applications as required to meet the evolving needs of the operations.
  • Analyse internal processes, recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations.
  • Undertake any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Essential Skills:

  • Degree in Accounting or professional accounting qualification.
  • Minimum five (5) years of related working experience
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of and skills in using computer software e.g. Microsoft software applications
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently
  • Ability to work on own initiatives and to operate under tight schedules and deadlines

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