Accounting Manager - WNF Services
Work with COO to ensure business activities and operations are profitable Lead set up of accounting / financial reporting system Lead the company's financial accounting, reporting and control activities, and ensure these are carried out efficiently and in line with best practice and statutory requirements. Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls. To manage the annual audit process in conjunction with the appointed external auditors to ensure statutory accounts are produced within the required timelines. Manage the overall accounting and bookkeeping for the organization including accounts payable and receivable, and capital assets, banking, tax and payroll functions / fringe benefit computations. Ensure timely and accurate monthly and year end closure of accounts, including bank reconciliation, accounting month and year close schedules (inventory, receivables, payables, loans, prepayments, deferred income, asset register), and submit reports to Management Develop, review, audit and/or interpret financial models to estimate project cash flows, return profiles and sensitivities; optimize the value of their operating assets. Set monthly budgets, forecasts, cash flow analysis, management and financial accounts and provide data to enable and support management decision making Creating financial models on performing business units, customer, competitor, and cost analyses Ensure all expenses are within assigned cost or profit centre budget and verify the completeness of all required supporting documentation for all payment vouchers Produce full sets (income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statements) of periodic management account and other financial documents for the management of the company in accordance with the prevailing policies and procedures, running full variance analysis, financial ratios and detailed note to the accounts to give actionable perspectives to the numbers Develops annual operating budgets as well as all project budgets and oversees them; ensure all unit heads are held to account to operate in line with the unit budget. Full variance analysis and corrective action plans are provided on a periodic basis (e.g. monthly/quarterly) Maintain integrity of data/numbers at all times. Ensure completeness, correctness and accuracy of accounting records and transactions in the financial accounting systems and in line with FIRS/LIRS or any state Revenue service that applies to company operations Ensure proper filing of source documents and records relating to the operations of the business. Assisting in investigating and resolving queries relating to invoices. Present oral and written reports from time to time Perform other duties as assigned by Management.
HND / B.Sc in Accounting or Finance Professional accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, ICAN), MBA or equivalent postgraduate management degree will be an advantage Cognate 3-5 years' work experience Ability to prepare and maintain full set of management accounts Practical financial modelling, Bank reconciliation, Budgeting/ forecast skills and strong understanding of tax issues Excellent use of modern accounting software( SAGE 50 or Sage Evolution) Excellent organizational, problem solving and communication skills