Senior Accountant-Africa

General Information

Job Type:
Accounting/ Finance
Date Posted:
Nov 24, 2021
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


Job Location: Africa

Job Responsibilities
• Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions
• Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries
• Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
• Examining statements to ensure accuracy and legality
• Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
• Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
• Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
• Attend to month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes
• Communicate effectively with clients to sort out transactions and resolve issues
• Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
• Compute taxes owed, prepare tax returns, ensure prompt payment
• Suggest ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits
• Keep information confidential and secure them with database backups
• Keep up with financial policies, regulation and legislation
• Address budget matters with management and provide recommendations based on expenditure as necessary
• Advise on required actions to enhance financial performance and improve company cash flow
• Coordinate with assigned auditor to process declarations and governmental obligations

Job Specifications
• Degree in Accounting or Equivalent
• At least 5 years of experience in accounting, preferably in the construction sector
• Thorough knowledge of accounting and corporate finance principles and procedures
• Good Computer Skills in general, and specifically in Microsoft Office
• Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
• Good time management
• Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
• Attention to detail and High Conscientiousness

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