Finance Manager

General Information

General Paint Company
Job Type:
Accounting/ Finance
Date Posted:
Dec 05, 2023
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


Key Responsibilities:

Directly supervise units within the accounting department, including payables, receivables, and treasury.
Lead and oversee the work of accountants to ensure accurate and complete records.
Execute year-end processes and ensure timely completion of year-end audits.
Enforce company policies and procedures in daily operations.
Oversee all purchasing activities conducted by the company.
Maintain a comprehensive filing system for all financial documents, both physical and electronic.
Prepare and submit financial reports for analysis, forecasting, trending, and results assessment.
Compile annual balance sheets, profit and loss statements (P&L), and other financial reports for government agencies.
Monitor payments, receipts, purchases, fixed assets, depreciation, and related accounting documents.
Participate in cash management analysis and fund oversight.
Establish and maintain all required legal financial documents and file annual financial statements.
Post journal entries and reconcile the general ledger and control accounts.
Assist in preparing annual and mid-year budgets.
Prepare audit schedules for external auditors and collaborate during financial and operational audits.
Build relationships with banks and financial institutions to facilitate daily operations.
Review and correct errors in the work of accounting staff.
Analyze lease conditions.
Coordinate with the Company Lawyer as requested by the direct supervisor.
Liaise with the supply chain department to ensure adherence to policies.
Assess business performance to support management decisions.
Ensure the confidentiality and security of all financial information.
Prepare monthly payroll, employee advances, and allowances.
Process monthly NSSF Remuneration.
Handle bank salary domiciliation and related issues, such as issuing employee debit cards.
Prepare quarterly R5, R10, and VAT reports.
Implement and oversee new employee orientation within the accounting team.
Supervise the training programs for accounting staff and assist in their development.
Ensure adequate internal controls are applied to safeguard company assets and meet all reporting obligations.

Skills Required:

The Finance Manager must demonstrate:
Proficiency in developing accounting systems for managing assets, liabilities, and transactions.
Expertise in formulating best practices for all accounting activities, including general ledger, A-P, A-R, and assets.
Ability to oversee and evaluate the activities of the accounting staff, providing for their professional development and problem-solving skills.
Job Requirements/Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (BS) in Accounting, Taxes, Business Administration, Finance, or equivalent; MBA is a plus.
Full proficiency in both English and Arabic; French proficiency is a plus.
Minimum of 8 years' experience in accounting, auditing, bookkeeping, and systems.
Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws, and regulations.
Extensive experience in internal controls in a public auditing or corporate environment.
Proficiency in computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, at a minimum), accounting software, and databases.
Strong leadership, communication, and negotiation skills.

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