Lead management accounts preparation processes for the entire manufacturing Organization. Prompt provision of key financial data to update and drive relevant monthly management accounting procedures for the Company operations in line with set month-end deadlines.
Lead the manufacturing plant cost accounting processes and operations, analysis and preparation of standard cost rates, work-in-progress inventory controls and reporting, raw materials and finished goods inventory valuation, reconciliation and reporting, review of production cost variances and cost recognition.
Prepare relevant financial information, performance matrix and data analytics to guide management decisions including industry performance analysis and comparative management reporting and analytical reviews of performance report of strategic business units.
Liaise with treasury, finance and accounts department towards executing project accounting, inter-company transactions management and preparation of project accounts.
Lead the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts, commentaries and annual financial statements with notes to the accounts.
Ensure quarterly un-audited management accounts and annual audited financial statements are approved by management and filled within statutory reporting deadlines to regulatory authorities. Maintain zero tolerance to errors and late account filling penalties.
Liaise with tax consultants, external and internal auditor as well as other regulators during periodic audit of management accounts towards meeting statutory requirements.
Take responsibility for budgetary controls and forecast preparation, actual and budget variance analysis by strategic business units with recommendations to guide management decisions, balance sheet item (accrual, prepayment, deferred income) budgeting.
Lead investment portfolio management reporting and financial analysis, design revenue and cost drivers models for manufacturing plant and enterprise financial management and controls, analyze financial risks and recommend controls to mitigate exposure.
Maintain and oversee accounting procedures and processes and ensure compliance with IFRS in presentation of statutory reports periodically leading team of finance analysts.
Prepare and analyze company project performance and return on investment, investment appraisal requirements by the Directorate Head.
Work closely with the Directorate Head in activating business strategy implementation, and strategic financial analysis required towards investment decisions.
Manage all transfer pricing related issues, custodian of Fixed asset register and management and Capital expenditure management.
First degree in accounting or other managerial science + professional qualification (any of ACA, ACCA, ACMA) minimum 7 years post qualification relevant experience especially in a Manufacturing and or Pharmaceutical industry.
Experience working in fast paced and dynamic business environment is a plus. Familiarity with modern ERP application environment suitable for a manufacturing set up shall be an advantage. Advance Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint presentation skills, executive report writing.
Ability to think strategically, eyes for details, sound inter-personal skills in interfacing with all senior management, time management skills, report writing, problem solving, presentation and analytical skills. MBA will be an added advantage.