Senior Financial Accountant Job Vacancy By iRecruiters Africa
A Senior Financial Accountant Job Vacancy is currently available by iRecruiters Africa. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified individuals who possess all the below-listed criteria.
iRecruiters Africa is digitally-native recruitment and business support agency that helps individuals and businesses achieve and become more.
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Our client is a renowned International retail shop dealer of a variety of food products, household goods and small appliances at a discounted rate.
The primary objective of the financial accountant’s role will be to contribute to value creation by identifying opportunities for top-line growth and profit improvement by using financial data to influence operational decision making for the business.
Senior Financial Accountant Responsibilities:
- Support the Divisional financial manager with a wide array of functions including financial planning and analysis, treasury management, forecasting, annual budget development and monitoring, cost allocation, audit support and the implementation of financial and compliance controls
- Gather and analyze financial information to evaluate company performance
- Manage all accounting operations including accounts payable, accounts receivable
- Prepare and report on financial results and internal audit results, explain discrepancies and present planned corrective action
- Continuously Investigate and analyze financial results to spot potential problem areas in branches
- Support month-end and year-end close process
- Prepare general ledger reconciliations including bank reconciliations
- Participate in yearly interviews/discussions with external auditors for the accuracy of management books
- Assist the divisional financial manager with maintaining, improving and monitoring branch administration procedures
- Prepare viability studies for new stores and refurbishments
- Communicate sales targets and expenses budgets to branch management to get their commitment for the year ahead
- Monitor and check expenses continuously to spot trends that are negatively influencing profitability
- Ability to lead and supervise the implementation of accounting procedures/controls
- Monitor branch financial stocktaking activities; Investigate stock take reconciliations and associated problems
- Develop and document business processes and accounting policies
- Implement financial and compliance controls
- Monitor cash flow as well as cash forecasts
- Manage monthly returns – VAT etc.
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or any related discipline.
- Masters’ degree+ MBA will be an added advantage
- 8+ years of accounting experience preferably within a retail or FMCG environment
- Technical accounting qualifications such as ICAN, ACCA, CIMA or any similarly recognized professional accounting qualification
- SAP knowledge is an added advantage
- Advanced level of proficiency in Excel
Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:
- Strong leadership skills
- Proficiency in using accounting software, preparing/interpreting financial statements and other reports
- Self-motivated and passionate about excellence in achieving key accountabilities
- Experience managing projects that involve internal and external stakeholders
- Outstanding attention to details, understanding of technology and ability to communicate complex topics effectively
- Passionate about excellence in writing and verbal communication
- Effective time management
- Reliable and trustworthy
Compensation: Highly Negotiable
How To Apply For Senior Financial Accountant Job
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- Follow the displayed link to proceed to the iRecruiters Africa recruitment portal.
- Hit the ‘APPLY NOW’ button and complete the online application form.
- Submit your application.
- Only the shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for the next process.
- The application deadline was not specified.
To apply for this job please visit careers.irecruitersafrica.com.