The senior finance officer is responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.
Role and Task Complexities
Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
Make certain all financial reporting deadlines are met and prepare financial management reports
Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes
Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
Monitor and support taxation requirements as well as develop and maintain financial databases
Prepare for financial audit and coordinate the audit process
Evaluate and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
Collect and analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data
Provide research-based analytical support in forecasting budgets, variances analyses and preparation of financial budgets.
Conduct research, study, evaluate and initiate capital expenditure models and other business development models and procedures.
Ensure economical benefits to the company through extensive research and evaluation of business models.
Conduct research-based due diligence financial reports and statements.
Conduct research and create specific financial models to enhance business development.
Qualifications & Technical Skills Requirements
7-10 years’ experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice
Must be a Chartered Accountant
First degree in accounting
Knowledge of economic principles
Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
Knowledge and experience of accounting software and computer applications
Knowledge and Competences:
Attention to detail and accuracy
Strategic thinking, planning and organizing
Strong communication skills
Information and task monitoring
Analytical judgment and problem-solving skills
Supervisory skills and ability to work in and lead a team
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Cover Letter and CV to: email@example.com using the Job Title and location as the subject of the mail.