Chief Accountant

General Information

Job Type:
Accounting/ Finance
Date Posted:
Feb 11, 2019
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


A Chief Accountant with 15 years of experience is needed with the following specifications:

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Responsible for day to day finance and accounts operations
- Perform full set of accounts and ensure timely closing of accounts
- Perform cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls
- Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, cash-flow management reporting
- Review & approve payment vouchers & journal entries
- Accurately track payables and receivables and ensure timely collection/payment
- Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with other departments in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis
- Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies
- Perform analysis and provide recommendations on cost reduction opportunities
- Handle NSSF, VAT and relevant reports
- Responsible for end of year closing financial process and collaboration with external auditors
- Prepare reports requested by management, and perform additional duties as requested by management
- Advise, pursue and monitor cash management policies and guidelines established by management in collaboration with banks in order to optimize returns while maintaining required liquidity objectives
-Follow-up Subcontract Accounts: Managed subcontract interim payment certificates; and gave final approval for settlement of due payments
-Issue accurate Balance sheet, Profit and Loss statement, Trial Balance report
-Coach and monitor the accounting team

Skills and Qualifications:

• Bachelor / Masters Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant major
• CPA / CFA is a plus
• 15 years of experience
• Excellent strategic planning and organization skills
• Strong MS Office skills particularly strong capabilities in MS Excel.
• Able to work independently and highly meticulous.
• Management skills
• Analysis and Problem solving skills
• Time management skills

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