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Post Date: February 26, 2020
JOB TITLE: Accountant
To Understand and interpret fully the policies and procedures pertaining to your area of responsibility
Monitor control systems and assist in formulating effective measures when necessary
Maintain high standards and uphold an image of excellence in accordance with the Company’s Mission Statement.
Manage all company related activities rationally and efficiently by means of delegated authority and responsibility.
Ensure effective communication at all levels in the company.
Ensure the continual training of all employees in accounts related ways of doing business.
Build, motivate and lead a dynamic team to achieve high standards and increase profitability of the company.
Prepare budgets, institute cost control measures and achieve set targets.
STATEMENT OF MAIN DUTIES:
Under the supervision of General Manager, the job holder will be responsible for undertaking the following duties:
Monthly Preparation of Management accounts
Preparation of monthly variance analysis reports
Compare monthly actual figures against the monthly budgets
Ensuring all nominal journals are raised.
Updating and maintaining the fixed asset register
Ensuring that daily cash flow is prepared by bookkeepers.
Ensuring adequate preparations are done for external year end audit
2. DEBTORS & CREDITORS
Monthly dispatch of customer’s statements
Review debtors’ and creditors’ reconciliations
Checking and verifying exchange losses and gains on international debtors and creditors
Authorizing all journals for creditors, debtors and accounts
Ensuring that statutory returns and payments are made before due dates
4. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
Ensuring the optimum utilization of human resources
Ensure that the departments fulfill commitments to clients
Developing a team spirit among all employee and other department
Supervising and providing guidance to all Account personnel
Checking of all nominal ledger reconciliations
Checking cash books reconciliations
Checking intercompany reconciliations
6. BANKING & PETTY CASH
Ensure correct banking and petty cash procedures are followed
7. STOCK TAKE
Ensuring that the monthly stock take is supervised by staff from Accounts
Assist in costing of products
Ensuring that the general manager, group accountant and the finance director are informed of activities and developments
9. WAGES PAYROLL
Ensure that the wages payroll is correct
To make sure all company employees are paid on time
10. OTHER DUTIES
Safety and security of company information and documents
Perform other duties that may be delegated by superior.
5 “O” Level passes with English and mathematics a pre-requisite
Full ACCA /ZICA /CIMA or any Accounting Degree equivalent
3 years Post qualification experience 2 years of which, must be at Accountant level or equivalent.
Knowledge of accounting package Pastel and Sage packages will be an added advantage
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Mature individual – at least 35 years of age
Should be a paid up member of ZICA
If you meet the above criteria, email your application letter and curriculum vitae to the Human Resource Officer on firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 28th February 2020. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 30 days of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.