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Employer: Stresert Services Limited

Stresert Services Limited - Our client, a leader in the pharmaceutical retail chain in West Africa, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill this position 

Job Description

  • Take responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of the accounting and control information held in and reported from the organisation’s accounting system
  • Support the CFO in developing and delivering the organisation’s financial and business strategy
  • Continuously review of financial, control and management information systems and procedures, implementing improvements across the organization in consultation with the CFO
  • Update, review and document the organisation’s financial policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure accuracy of financial and related information held outside the finance systems, such as HR, budgeting systems, etc
  • Improve the systems surrounding all aspects of the organisation’s budgets, forecast and business planning
  • Produce the monthly management accounts and other reports as required for senior management and the Board
  • Prepare and analyse cash flow statements, income and expenditure accounts and balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in the production of the draft year end accounts, supporting schedules and liaison with the auditors
  • Ensure all company assets are accurately accounted for and monitored
  • Plan projects exploring potential problems or opportunities, ensuring that resources and staff are available to execute the project. Carry out any necessary research, analyse it and conclude on that information
  • Support and advise staff on contractual and other ongoing arrangements with suppliers
  • Ensure the monthly reconciliation of all ledgers and sub-ledgers
  • Ensure daily on-line reconciliation of bank accounts across the various Banks
  • Analyse weekly business performance/results on an outlet by outlet basis, providing feedback to Senior Management
  • Review branch stock position comparing POS figures with financials, advice management on optimum stock levels at branch and warehouse
  • Track and monitor daily revenue for accuracy, verifying it against POS reports and Bank takings
  • Suggest and where approved, implement cost management strategies
  • Ensure monthly accruals are adjusted to meet demands of the business
  • On a monthly basis, monitor and track debtors and creditors to ensure they are consistent with contract conditions
  • In conjunction with Directors, source and identify finance providers at competitive rates
  • In conjunction with IT Systems Administrator, coordinate and implement upgrades to finance systems, providing necessary information/training to direct reports
  • Provide management direction and development support to the finance team
  • Take responsibility for the performance management of the finance team
  • Provide advice, support and training on financial issues to the organisation’s staff
  • Work in harmony in accordance with the organisation’s vision, mission and values
  • Promote and ensure compliance with the organisation’s policies, including Health & Safety, Environment, Diversity Policies
  • Work in a collaborative and entrepreneurial manner to support and drive income generation
  • Attend and undertake training regular supervisions and annual performance appraisals
  • Manage and undertake training/professional development as necessary
  • Promote the use of technology
  • Work as part of team, supporting colleagues and communicating effectively with all
  • Encourage and support innovation throughout the organisation
  • Work in the most resource efficient and effective manner
  • Act as an ambassador for the organisation
Candidate Requirements
  • ACA/ACCA qualification
  • Experience in a fast growing company or in the retail industry is an advantage
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a senior finance role
  • Thorough practical understanding of management accounting principles and techniques
  • Firsthand experience of planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Knowledge of a variety of accounts packages
  • Knowledge of the financial systems and procedures Familiarity with all Microsoft packages with advance spreadsheet skills
  • The ability to motivate and manage a team
  • High degree of communication skills, particularly attuned to working well with non-finance professionals
Apply before Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 23 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.