Finance Manager

Posted 1 month ago

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Finance Manager is responsible for the overall running of the Accounts Department.




-Assist in the preparation of the yearly budgets and regular estimates in co-ordination with the Financial Controller

-Assist in the submission of Vat Returns

-Build solid relationships across all units at various accounting levels

-Collaborate with the other Departments to analyse financial information including cost control analysis and outlets’ operations statements

-Direct supervision of the junior team members for the timely inputting of daily invoices including account coding into the accounting software across multiple Companies and operating locations

-Develop, implement and maintain systems, procedures and policies to ensure controls, efficiencies and adherence to company policies

-Ensure timely and complete review of accounts payable data resulting in accurate capture, recording and maintenance of the data and timely and accurate payment to suppliers

-Ensure the consistent and accurate performance of internal control procedures as regards suppliers’ verification, invoice coding, timely receipt, proper approval of invoices designed to prevent fraudulent transactions

-Ensure timely month-end closing process

-Liaise with the Financial Controller to ensure prompt preparation of the accounts for the statutory audit of the Group’s finances by the external auditors

-Process accounts in compliance with financial policies and procedures

-Propose accounting and internal control procedures in financial areas across all departments in collaboration with the Financial Controller

-Preparation of cash flow and other financial reports as may be requested by the Financial Controller

-Reconcile the accounts payable ledger on a monthly basis to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.

-Reform and execute operations and processes

-Serve as the primary contact for resolving complicated billing systems and accounting queries

-Verify discrepancies and resolve clients’ payable issues

-Work with account receivables to resolve account issues when necessary



Qualifications & Assets:


-Possess a Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent

-At least 6 years’ experience working in a similar position

-Ability to integrate and work well in a team environment

-Ability to prioritize multiple tasks effectively and flexibility with work schedule to accommodate last minute requests

-Ability to adjust to diverse ideas, impressions, schemes, and tactics from individuals or changing preferences

-Knowledge of Shireburn SFM and SIMS would be considered an asset

-Possess an eye for detail and ability to work under pressure

-Readiness to go extra mile to avoid mistakes and produce new opportunities

-Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills

-Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-moving environment

-Strong written and verbal communication skills

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