Senior Finance Officer – Job profile
Scope of work
1 Reviewing accounting records & documents before they are posted to Syspro (for all companies). All revenue invoices should be thoroughly reviewed for accuracy before they are posted in Syspro.
2 Ensure all transactions (sales, COS, opex etc.) are posted in Syspro within 24 hours of being received in finance
3 Coordinating and follow up to ensure that all invoices (sales, costs, etc.) are received in finance within 24 hours
4 Checking & verifying that ALL costs incurred are correctly and timely captured in Syspro
5 Ensuring payments to all suppliers are timely made before expiry of their credit limits (all companies)
6 Preparing & checking all month end journals e.g Depreciation, Amortisation, recurring journals (all companies)
7 Ensuring all monthend accruals are properly & timeously captured in Syspro
8 Review of monthly payroll processing to ensure timeliness, accuracy and completion of the process and inputs before FM's review
9 Follow up to ensure payments for invoices raised are received from all parties before expiry of given sales credit terms
10 Participate in creation of and supervision of an inventory system in collaboration with the Grumeti procurement team
11 Review and oversee all bank & cash operations in the 4 companies. These include ensuring smooth operations and correct monthly reconciliations for all cash and bank accounts in the entities.
12 Ensuring monthly account statements are sent to all debtors and that all payments are received before their due dates.
13 Reviewing all statutory returns and payments for VAT,SDL, PAYE, NSSF, PPF before they are sent to bank
14 Review of monthly sales journals to ensure accuracy, timeliness and completeness of sales posted to Syspro
15 Weekly preparation of the Lodge Report (or other subsequent project) and submission of the same to the FM for review
16 Reconciliation of assigned balance sheet accounts
17 Reviewing of B/S reconciliation accounts done by other collegues
18 Take part in the budgeting process
19 Take part in the auditing process, preparation for audit, and preparation of finstats for assigned companies
20 Prepare and critically review monthly income statement and balance sheet before submitting to the FM.
21 Prepare other month end reports required by the FM & FD
22 Attending to other duties assigned from time to time by the FM or FD
23 Assisting other team members with finalizing their work load where necessary
24 Assist in the appraisal process of subordinates
As such the person filling this position needs to have:
1. At least 4 years experience working as an accountant preferably with experience in a senior role
2. A minimum of a Bachelor degree (or advanced diploma) in accounting related studies
3. The ability to work on his/her own and take ownership of tasks/duties
4. Error finding ability and a keen attention to detail
5. Good communication skills especially English.
8. Should be co-operative, reliable, organized and with a positive attitude.
9. Excellent computer skills including prior experience working with accounting packages.
11. Commendable people skills
12. Knowledge and ability to train people
13. Must have the knowledge and ability to supervise a tea
All applications should be addressed and sent to the undersigned by email via Recruitment@grumeti.singita.com