Key Responsibilities :
You will prepare the annual financial statements, responsibility for / supervise monthly, quarterly and annual closing / reporting, produce tax related documents and any ad-hoc duties assigned.
The role is expected to have a keen focus on governance, controls, process improvements and automation.
Â· Manage the month end close process to achieve accuracy of financial accounts and ensure datelines are met
Â· Ensure finance controls are reviewed and signed off on time, this includes covering bank reconciliation, revenue and accounts receivable reconciliation, balance sheet reconciliation, etc
Â· Lead the team to prepare statutory accounts on time and liaise with auditors to ensure accuracy & timeliness
Â· Ensure financial reports are accurate and timely including taxation to regional teams
Â· Be a key participant in finance systems projects, covering new system implementation, system enhancements and user acceptance testing
Â· Supervise accounts receivable collectors to ensure provisions of bad debts are adequate
Â· To succeed in the role, you must possess strong organizational, interpersonal and communication abilities.
Key Requirements :
Â· A Qualified Accountant with Bachelorâ€™s degree in Accountancy or Finance. Preferably with a Chartered Accountant.
Â· Relevant experience as a finance manager.
Â· Flexible and adaptable to a fast-changing environment .
Â· Has the ability to use own initiative to identify any problems and deliver solutions, with a high level of attention to detail .
Our client is a global agricultural merchant focusing on the origination, handling and merchandising of grains and other agricultural products from Europe and the Black Sea region to a wide range of private and government customers in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
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Right from inception we have worked only in Foods, Agriculture and Development domains. Over 19 years, the organisation has become one of the leading players globally to cater to senior and top management executive search in this specialised area.