Job Summary

Accounting manager responsible for the financial reporting for the organization both for management use and compliance to regulatory requirements

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Business Description: Medium Scale Agro and Other Businesses 

The job description includes but is not limited to:

·      Set up an effective operation management accounting processes

·      Prepare, examine, and analyse accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports

·      Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports

·      Preparation of management accounts

·      Implement administrative, financial policies and procedures

·      Budget preparation and control

·      Assist in procurement of supplies and services

·      Prepare books for internal and external audit exercises

·      Ensure compliance with statutory returns e.g Tax, annual returns etc

·      Ensure internal control, study control system and procedure relating to all the functions in the Accounting unit and initiate such changes as may be found necessary to improve productivity and performance

·      Ensure data are posted daily e.g Payment vouchers, Receipts, journal etc

·      Inventory Monitoring and reports

·      Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures

·      Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice

·      Maintain financial security by following internal controls

·      Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements

·      Train and supervise accounting staff

·      Visit and supervise sites accounting

·      And all other responsibilities as determined by management from time to time


Key Requirements:

Education:         Minimum Bsc in Accounting or related Discipline (Professional Accounting Qualification is an added advantage)

Experience:       Minimum 5 years with professional experience. (preferred)

                            Related industry experience is an added advantage.

                            Experience preparing accounting reports using Excel.

Skills:                Analytical, organizational and supervisory.

 Personal Attributes:    Diligent, thorough, self-managed, good interpersonal skills and ability to work cordially in a team 

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