Our client is one of the largest producers of dairy products in the world, with respect to milk production volume and turnover.
They currently have a vacancy at their Sub-Saharan Africa regional office in Lagos.
They currently have an opening for Accountant -FMCG / FOOD / DAIRY
The ideal candidate must understand : General Accounting and Tax, Accounts Payable, Reconciliation and Receivables.
General Accounting and Tax
Post the general ledger and cash accounting entries, thereby compensating according to the type of payment / collection to ensure that the accounting reflects the economic operations.
The related transactions but not exhaustive are : Travel expenses, Prepaid expenses, Operating expenses (rental fees, energy (electricity, fuel & gas and water supply costs, etc.)
Organize the filing of the supporting documents, Manage the petty cash (ensure the postings of all the transactions on a timely basis and work in accordance with the procedures in place)
Prepare and pay for the various taxes and social security charges, ensuring correct credit of the same in all managed companies.
Ensure that all the taxes are declared and paid on time.
Be aware of all the tax risks and work accordingly. Report all the relevant tax issues identified systematically to the direct report.
Prepare and control the inter-company invoices and accounts to adjust the internal billing situation of services between companies of our client.
Reconcile on a monthly basis the inter- company accounts, Review all the differences noted and liaise with Corporate team.
Post all the relating adjustments.
Vendor Invoices reception (different flows), Posting for payment : validating the invoice with the Purchase Orders, Initiate workflows for invoice differences / inconsistences / formalities, Invoice archive.
Follow up of open purchase orders, and vendors accounts.
Accounting for payment : supporting document validation, and posting
Technical support to procurement department (PO treatment), Authorization workflows maintenance.
Control the account balances of customers / suppliers to ensure the correct status thereof.
Prepare accounts analysis on a monthly basis, Prepare the balance confirmation for the top 10 suppliers. Post adjustments on a timely basis.
Handle inquiries from internal and external customers regarding the billing generated and guarantee the validity of the information.
Be proactive on the suppliers requests. Provide answers to suppliers inquiries on a timely basis. If necessary, report all the relevant issues to the direct report.
Cash flow management, Prepare all the financial needs of the company on a weekly basis, Prepare a cash flow analysis (weekly and monthly analysis)
Ensure that funds available are sufficient enough to cover the needs identified and Communicate with the direct report the analysis designed as per the tools in place.