Head of Finance & Accounts

Job Information

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    Category Finance Manager Jobs
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    Posted On Feb 19 ,2021
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name White Soul Group
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    Contact Email recruitment@whitesoulgroup.org

Job Description

We are interested in engaging an agile, smart and qualified individual to head our finance department. The successful candidate would be responsible for:

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing the work and development of staff members;
  • Maintaining accurate books, records and schedules of all accounts.
  • Preparation of periodic financials reports
  • Coordinate finance and accounts functions across locations;
  • Prepare for and review annual audit work papers and ensure adjustments journals are passed to agree company’s  books and records with the audited financial statements;
  • Work with internal and external auditors during field work exercise and in the preparation of annual audited financial statements.
  • Monthly review of bank reconciliations, loan schedules, etc.
  • Manage all intercompany transactions and ensure reconciliation 
  • Managing all finance and accounting operations
  • Coordinating and directing the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances;
  • Maintain quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting;
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings;
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls;
  • Continuously update, review and document the Company’s financial policies and procedures

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSA) REQUIRED

  • Good working knowledge and understanding of basic accounting principles; practices, accounts payable and receivable management, financial management and financial reporting;
  • Proven working experience as Head of Finance & Accounts;
  • Experience in preparing accurate and thorough Financial Reports and related schedule in line with established deadlines;
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Effective oral and written communications, interpersonal and planning skills;
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications and Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook, Power point and Financial Application;
  • Good organizational skill and ability to manage documentations and make past and future documentations accessible;
  • Strong management skills with a demonstrated ability to take initiative;
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, processes and procedures necessary to produce deliverables.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • First degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or related fields from a reputable university/polytechnic. 
  • Additional qualification will be added advantage
  • Up to 5 years overall combined accounting and finance experience, 
  • Membership of a recognized Accounting Professional body.

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruitment@whitesoulgroup.org using the position as subject of email.