FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS OFFICER
Our client is a subsidiary of a leading international energy (power, oil & gas) and infrastructure conglomerate with business operations in over 38 countries across Africa, Europe, The Middle East and Asia. The role will ensure to provide timely, accurate and up-to- date financial information to enhance the decision making of the organization as far as finance and accounts is concerned.
FINANCE OPERATIONS FUNCTIONS• Monthly/quarterly preparation of accounts for management reporting • Invoice processing • Initiation & processing of statutory remittances (PAYE, WHT, VAT and Pension) • Apportioning of bulk invoices amongst all sister entities & Preparation of debit memos to them. • Booking, monitoring and preparation of monthly accrual & prepayment journals • Review of petty cash retirement & replenishment • Bank reconciliations & Stock reconciliations • Receivables – age analysis and individual accounts • Payables – age analysis and individual accounts • Petty cash reconciliations • Prepare bank reconciliation statements. • Do the filing for the unit. • Issue payments. • Prepare receipts. • Assisting in Budget Preparation. • Assisting in the preparation of wages and salaries. • Weekly analysis preparation. • Record all bank transactions (lodgments & payments). • Raise and post all Journal vouchers. • Ensure that proper accounting procedures are followed and assist in preparation of weekly and monthly reports. • Monitor inventory of debtors and assist in credit control and debt recovery • Any other accounting function(s)
Qualification/Experience• Accounting Graduate with at least 3 years of work experience in similar role • ACCA, CPA or final stage in ZICA Professional Examinations • University degree min. 2nd class lower in Finance/ Accounting
Personality Traits:• Good/Sound knowledge of Microsoft Excel • Knowledge of accounting packages/software • Requires minimal supervision • Ability to be creative in doing the mundane • Effective time and resources management • Proficient in English (oral and written)
Working Relationships:• Finance Manager, Treasury Manager/Accountant • Auditors – Internal and External • Bankers and Other functional departments • Accountants in related entities