Accountant

Posted 1 year ago
  • JOB TITLE:           Accountant
  • DEPARTMENT:  Finance
  • LOCATION:         Yaounde
  • REPORTING LINE: General Manager
  • START DATE:    1st October 2019
  ROLE SUMMARY The Accountant is responsible for:
  • Prepare the annual budget and carrying out the implementation of this budget during the year
  • Booking all finance flows (purchases, expenses) in the system and archiving the accounting evidences
  • Carrying out financial analysis on all activities and operations to ensure ROI is optimized
  • Collaborate with the accounting services provider to do month end reporting and tax management
Responsible for all finance operations of the business (expenses approval, cash movements, cash deposits and withdrawals at the bank, check deposits etc)   KEY TASKS   Prepare the annual budget and carrying out the implementation of this budget during the year
  • Manage the budgeting exercise at the start of the year
  • Carry out follow up of the budget implementation during the year and apply corrective measures
Booking all finance flows (purchases, expenses) in the system and archiving the accounting evidences
  • Book entries into the accounting software on the basis of accounting evidences (invoices, expense claims, delivery notes etc
  • Track accounting evidences and archive them
Carrying out financial analysis on all activities and operations to ensure ROI is optimized
  • Carry out analysis on activities to ensure optimization of ROI
  • Carry out financial tracking and follow up of activities from the beginning till the end, and carry out reporting on these
Collaborate with the accounting services provider to do month end reporting and tax management
  • Work with the accounting firm to carry out month end reporting and tax declarations
Responsible for all finance operations of the business
  • Responsible for all financial activities of the business
  • Carry out approvals of finance flows (expenses, cash withdrawals etc)
  ORGANISATIONAL AND STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS   With the GM
  • Follow the instructions of the Supervisor and carry out the assigned tasks
  • Work in close collaboration with the Supervisor
With colleagues
  • Coach colleagues on the practices of good financial management
  • Support the work of colleagues on all financial aspects
  • Drive a good working relationship with colleagues and motivate colleagues to achieve team objectives
With the accounting firm
  • Work in close collaboration with the accounting firm to carry out month end reporting and file tax returns
With other stakeholders (suppliers, banks, auditors, tax authorities) Work in close collaboration with other stakeholders in order to drive the interests of the business     REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • ACCA affiliate (qualification in progress also accepted)
  • Good mastery of SYSCOHADA
  • 1-2 years experience in an audit firm or working in accounting in a company
  • Bilingual English and French (fluent in one, business knowledge of the other)
  • Good collaborator and strong customer relationship skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Office software package, especially MS Excel
  • Knowledge of accounting software package (Sage Saari)
  COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION Closing date : 18/09/2019.   If the above role interest you send CVs ONLY IN WORD FORMAT specifying the position  Accountant

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