General Accounting :
Oversee financial and accounting processes to ensure compliance with Corporate and local policies, statutory requirements and IFRS.
Maintain ethical standards with unyielding integrity.
Serve as the primary contact with independent auditors and audit-related accounting matters.
Manage administration of accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory control accounting and payroll.
Oversee month end close process to ensure timely closure and financial reports preparation.
Budgetary Function :
Preparation of annual budgets - Profit & Loss, Cash Flow & Balance Sheet.
Analyze and report variances - Propose and implement remedial action.
Estimate the requirement of funds - short term and long term.
Financial Management Reporting and Cost Control Function :
Implement financial controls and develop financial management mechanisms to minimize financial risk. Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
Manage the company's financial reporting systems.
Produce accurate financial reports to specific deadlines including : Monthly management accounts Flash reports Working capital Board & Investor Packs
Analyze, interpret and report operating results and make specific recommendations to achieve cost effectiveness and profit improvements.
Provide gross profit reporting, analyses, and forecasting.
Anticipate management needs and develop analyses in response to those needs and in support of management decisions.
Balance Sheet and Assets Management Function :
Work with operating personnel to achieve effective balance sheet and assets management.
Oversee development and carrying-out of inventory control procedures, including physical stock-take and audit.
Account for and maintain proper inventory reserves for Excess, Expired and Obsolete Inventory.
Review assets register to keep track of and safeguard company assets.
Cash Flow Management & Control Function :
Daily control of elements affecting working capital.
Oversee operational cash management and cash flow forecasting.
Audit Function :
Oversee preparation of financial accounts for auditing purposes.
Oversee annual audits.
Liaising with auditors to ensure that annual monitoring is carried out effectively.
Conduct internal audits
Control Function :
Develop and implement accounting policies, procedures and internal controls in support of business processes and decisions.
Ensure all activities comply with relevant Acts, legal demands, ethical standards, and the internal management policies.
Review the preparation and submission of company statutory documents
Minimum of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience
First Degree in a relevant field (Accounting / Business Management)
A post-graduate degree or MBA in Finance is compulsory.
Professional qualification or certification such as ACCA or ACA or FCA, etc is compulsory.
Strong commercial finance experience in multinational retail supermarkets and stores is essential.
Previous experience as a Finance Manager or Financial Controller in big retail supermarkets and stores or FMCG is essential
Strong or Advanced Financial Analysis and Modelling Skills
Proficiency in the use of advanced Ms. Excel
Experience with the use of Enterprise Financial Applications or Software for Retail Supermarkets and Stores.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to evaluate and balance team and individual workloads.
Negotiation skills, analytical skills and ability to multitask.
Note : Only candidates that meet the requirement should apply or be referred.
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