Accountant/ Administrator

Our Client in the Risk Advisory division is looking to hire a competitive, experienced and polished Accountant/ Administrator. The preferred candidate should have an accounting Degree and a professional qualification preferably ACCA. Incumbent should also have worked as an Accountant for more than 8 years and should be capable of preparing financial statements, invoicing and debt recovery, and related tax issues. Incumbent should be a good office administrator with previous working experience in an audit firm or service environment.

Duties Include:
 Prepares monthly financial statements by collecting data; analysing and investigating variances; summarizing data, information and trends. Prepares year-end and statutory accounts
 Implements adequate high standards of financial controls and checks that they are being effectively utilised in the business.
 Provides financial advice by studying operational issues, applying financial principles & practices and developing recommendations
 Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing general ledger account information.
 Manages the general ledger including overseeing the monthly balance sheet, banking and inter-company reconciliations, performing month end closing activities such as account reconciliation, revenue accounting, expense accounting
 Develops a budget tracking mechanism which compares with actual expenditure to ensure that it is always within approved limits.
 Reviews creditors` reconciliations and ensures that reconciling items are processed and are never more than a month old.
 Updates the assets register on a monthly basis in accordance with the accounting policies.
 Suggests changes to the accounting policy in line with the group policy and latest IFRS.
 Liaises with external auditors and assists with management of the audit process from start to finish.
 Maintains overall responsibility for preparations all monthly control account reconciliations and putting together the audit file.
 Analyse business operations, financial commitments, costs, revenues, and trends to develop projections for future revenue and expenses