Corporate Accountant Information
PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
The main objective of this role is to provide management information and financial support to the Director of Finance and to control the company’s financial activities and ensure that financial checks and balances are in place. Also responsible for the general inventory control, divisional/branch accounts and project accounting, receivables and accounting systems.
Provide meaningful and timely management information to the Management team to assist in the decision-making process within the business.
Prepare analysis of sales and margin variances to budget, prior month’s actual and forecasts, explain variances and circulate on a regular basis, divisional performance reports including relevant non-financial measures where appropriate.
Review and manage project work in progress accounts and undertake weekly reconciliation
Prepare project accounts and report on cost and out turns and report weekly
Conduct general and periodic inventory count and reconciliation
Process all differences of inventory differences in a timely manner
Prepare costing of imported products on timely manner
Reconcile up country branch accounts and cash sale account
Conduct upcountry branch audit on a quarterly basis and report on control issues and improvements
Review stock cards and bin cards in all warehouses weekly and report on stock level
Undertake Balance sheet account reconciliation
Manage inter-company accounts
Support Account receivable management and take part in collection meetings to ensure effective recovery
Liaise with warehouse managers to ensure proper control on inventory by conducting snap checks
Prepare weekly margin reports, investigate and advise on variances
Prepare divisional financial performance reports
Review mobile sales and up-country accounts and recommend cost savings and improvement
Reconcile receivables accounts and hold weekly collection meetings with the credit control team
Prepare a daily IC and LA inventory reconciliations and advise on differences
Prepare cash flow projections
Prepare debtors ageing reports and recommend collection actions.
Conduct credit risk assessment
Any other duties that may be assigned
Extensive knowledge of accounting standards and financial regulations.
Strong mathematical and analytical aptitude.
Ability to think on feet quickly and resolve issues
Must possess in-depth knowledge of Microsoft excel (Advanced level), very necessary
Knowledge in IT
Demonstrated proven experience in management accounting and inventory control
Exceptional attention to detail.
Superb leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
Excellent collaboration and communication abilities.