Accountant – Reporting, Analysis & Forecasting

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Accountant - Reporting, Analysis & Forecasting

  • Post Date:January 18, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
Job Description

Our Client in the ICT sector is looking to fill the above position urgently.

Main Purpose

To oversee financial planning, reporting & analysis which are basically financial reporting and management accounting functions. The fixed asset register and investments also falls under this section.

The reporting, planning and analysis accountant plays are pivotal role as the centre of information dissemination to key stakeholders such as senior management, external auditors and our counterparts in the Group.

Analysis & Decision-Making Support

  • Oversee the analysis of current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures
  • Ensure that senior management team and departments heads are provided with timely and accurate in-depth analysis and these include KPIs, board packs, business cases and other ad-hoc reports.
  • Lead in the evaluation of new products, cost containment measures and various promotions before implementation.
  • Provide oversight for the implementation of sustainable financing options for the Group and working capital management and tax planning.
  • Oversee the revenue assurance function and the design of system controls over the revenue cycle.
  • Lead in the development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and Modeling tools including providing oversight for the budget process
  • Lead the implementation of departmental OKR’s to ensure that departments keep focused on achieving cost efficiencies.
  • Oversee the Implementation of various budgetary control measures in order to ensure cost efficiency.

Financial Reporting

  • Oversee the implementation of technical accounting standards.
  • Act as the focal point for both year-end and ad-hoc external and interim audit function.
  • Oversee year end reporting and the preparation of both entity and group Annual Financial Statements.
  • Oversee the month end reporting process and the preparation of key reports such as the flash report, management accounts and all group reports.
  • Review Income tax and deferred tax computations and lead in Tax Planning.

Fixed Assets

  • Oversee the review of useful lives, impairment reviews and residual values
  • Ensure that the fixed assets register is accurate and gives a true and fair view.
  • Oversee the month end reporting process and the preparation of key reports such as the flash report, management accounts and all group reports.
  • Review Income tax and deferred tax computations and lead in Tax Planning.

Qualifications And Experience

  • First Degree in Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Post Grad Professional Qualification – CA/CIMA/CIMMA
  • Experience in Financial Reporting
  • Experience in Budgeting & Budgetary Control
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong leadership skills required
  • Tax and regulators’ requirements
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Knowledge of Budget processes

Email CVs to Mirriam Dzapasi: [email protected]

Please send your CV in word format. Also provide your current salary and benefits details!