Aug 19, 2019
We are seeking to recruit an experienced senior Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.
Accountable to: Chief Accountant
General ledger accountability, and financial reporting, as well as financial profitability analysis and other special projects as assigned.
Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
Provide input into department’s goal setting process
Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
Assist with audits and tax returns
Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
Plan, assign and review staff’s work
Support month-end and year-end close process
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Liaise with the Finance Director and Chief Accountant to improve financial procedures
Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
Awareness of business trends
Familiarity with financial accounting statements
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
Hands-on experience with accounting software packages
Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
Accuracy and attention to detail
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred
Ability to demonstrate excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.
Minimum 5 years work experience
Interested candidates should submit their application to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 23 August 2019.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.