Accountable for the development and implementation of an effective financial accounting function, that is to ensure the accurate and timely capture and processing of financial transactions and the application of Financial Reporting Standards with best practices for oragnisation’s accounting.
Work with supervisor to identify, assess and mitigate organizational risk.
Ensure the smooth running of the accounts payable and receivable functions.
Oversee the smooth delivery of the agreed month-end timetable to ensure timely reporting to the management.
Work to continually develop, implement, embed and document robust finance controls, processes and procedures : ensure that the organization operates within these.
Take responsibility for the compliance requirements of the organization.
Lead on the annual external audit and any internal functional audits.
Oversee the efficient delivery of the monthly payroll.
Oversee the organization’s cash forecasting and treasury function.
Responsible for maintaining the highest standards of financial integrity.
Financial Planning and Analysis:
Ensure that management accounts are accurately produced and delivered to the management on the agreed timetables.
Drive and oversee the annual budgeting and in-year forecasting processes.
Work with the Leadership Team to develop a Budget Management Framework to analyse the Business’ Performance.
Requirement/Skills we are looking for :
Qualified finance professional (MBA- Finance, CA, CFA etc.) with a proven background in managing finance functions in a start-up or fast-moving environment.
Demonstrable understanding and the make-up of a secure financial control environment.
Competency in running a finance function including payroll, taxes, and transactional processing.
Attributable success in delivering the year-end audit closure.
Ability to work on initiatives, prioritize work, handle pressure and take day-to-day decisions for running the organization.
Excellent technical accounting skills and a proven ability to apply them effectively.
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities; a commercial and bold thinker.
Highly credible with both senior and junior colleagues.
Result-driven, resilient, flexible, and comfortable with challenging situations.
Leader, Builder, Motivator and Collaborator of their team (Leadership Skills).
An advanced user of excel and computerized accounting softwares.