Key Tasks / Responsibilities
Design, review and modify the organization’s accounting system
Audit departmental accounting data
Designing internal control systems for all departments to ensure the safeguarding of the organization’s assets
Sets up controls and structures to guide all treasury functions
Effectively plan and forecast cash flows
Management of cash flow, funds structuring and funds control (credit control & monitoring function)
Effectively maintain all banking relationships
Analysis of balance sheets and reporting
Prepare financial statements and coordinating the annual independent audit
Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents.
Analyse revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels and ensure expenditure control.
Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients.
Resolve accounting discrepancies.
Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
Maintenance of the fixed asset inventory system by supervising the recording of all items in the inventory, maintaining records and ensuring adequate treatment of fixed asset acquisitions and retirements.
Provides adequate measures to ensure fraud prevention and conducts periodic unit and treasury performance evaluation
Key Result Areas
Application of accounting principles
Preparation of Financial Statements of the organization
Cash flow management
Credit monitoring and controls, and debt recovery management
Team Coordination and development
Periodic management reports
Key Knowledge Areas and Skills Required
Core Accounting skills
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Financial planning, budgeting, and reporting skills
Financial analysis and interpretation skills
Accounts preparation and bank reconciliation skills
Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills
Attention to detail
A good university degree in Accounting
Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. ICAN, ACCA, etc)
A postgraduate degree will be an added advantage (MBA, etc)
Years of Experience: Minimum 8 years of industry experience
Must have Insurance experience.