Job Summary

Compliance with group/company policies on accounting reporting, reporting deadlines and general administration,

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

Job Description/Requirements

Under the supervision of the Finance Manager, you are expected to work with other team members to  effectively and efficiently discharge your duties (as outlined below) and positively contribute towards the  realization of the overall objectives of the organization. You are expected to be highly organized, results  oriented, quick in execution and a stickler to time and details in order to satisfactorily deliver. 


Our Vision 

Connecting Africans to Opportunities. 


Job Mission 

Your mission is to ensure continuous improvement of accounting and finance processes laid down. You will  be expected to communicate well to all relevant internal and external stakeholders, while upholding the  highest level of integrity to ensure that you contribute to the organization meeting it’s set objectives.


Reporting into 

Finance Manager


Direct Reports 

● None but working closely with the Accounts Assistant


Key Responsibilities

As the Accountant you will be in charge of the following day-to-day finance operations: 

● Compliance with group/company policies on accounting reporting, reporting  deadlines and general administration,  

● Compliance with laws and regulations of the country including filing and  remitting of taxes and statutory deductions timeously 

● Financial reporting – will be central in the monthly financial reporting by  ensuring all transactions are posted in the GL, balance sheet reconciliations  done, Intercompany balances agreed and  

● Management Accounting – preparation of monthly management accounts that  will be used for various reports such as the monthly finance calls etc

● Cash-flow management – at the beginning of every month, preparation of cash  flow requirement report and the overall management of the cash in terms of  preparing payment schedules, initiating payments in the bank and ethical  management of petty cash. 

● Debt management and collection – working closely with the accounts assistant,  ensure that the debtors list is up to date, follow up and collected timely and  where necessary, escalate problematic clients to the finance and sales  managers. 

● Audit and year end books closure – working closely with the rest of the team to  ensure that year end audit is done in a timely manner by providing all the  information required by the auditors and any follow up queries are dealt with  timely 

● Budgeting - support the finance manager with preparation of the business  budget 

● Business support - support the finance manager and CEO with information to  support decision making 

● Perform any other duties as assigned by the Finance Manager from time to time


Key Relationships

● Internal stakeholders: all BM staff, Central finance team & all group staff.

● External stakeholders: customers, suppliers, bankers,payment merchants and  External Auditors.

Key skills and  Competencies


Education 

● Undergraduate degree/diploma in finance/ accounting/ economics / or  any business-related course 

● Qualified CPA/ACCA 


Experience 

● 3 years’ experience in finance and accounting 

● Experience with debt collection a plus 


Skills 

● Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills 

● Strong problem-solving skills 

● Strong organizational skills 


Competencies 

● Attention to detail and accuracy 

● Team player 

● Time conscious 


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