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PeoplePrime Recruiting Management Accountant

Date Posted: 24/Jan/2014
Deadline: 28/Feb/2014


Financial Reporting: •Prepare monthly management accounts in Pastel and excel supporting work papers •Oversee and review preparation of weekly recharges invoice •Oversee and agree Interco balances on a monthly basis •Maintaining proper filing of all financial records •Prepare monthly operational book Budgeting: •Preparing annual budgets •Preparing 5 year forecasts •Loading budgets and forecasts into Hyperion •Loading monthly actual into Hyperion •Review actual against budgets •Quarterly re-forecasting Statutory Requirements: •Liaise with Auditors to ensure withholding tax and VAT returns are completed on a monthly basis •Oversee Income tax return calculations and provisional payments General Ledger Maintenance: •Ensure monthly journals are properly prepared and posted by members of finance team to the correct posting codes and effecting correct journals where necessary •Ensure that where necessary, proper accounts are created or removed within the chart of accounts and monitoring all suspense accounts. •Preparation of monthly provisions for depreciation, audit fees, interest accrual, finance lease, insurance and leave pay. •Ensure that the procedures for closing the month are strictly adhered to. •Ensure that the year end procedures are properly run. •Ensure that all monthly reconciliations are carried out in all GL accounts •Ensure monthly Audit reconciliation file is produced. •Ensure inventory controls are in place and conduct regular stock counts to ensure that the physical stock is reconciled to the ledger Creditor management: •Ensure invoices are properly captured in Accounts payable module control of documents for VAT purposes. •Handle all queries arising from key suppliers for relationship management purposes •Ensure all creditors’ invoices are properly authorized Debtor Management: •Ensure invoices are properly captured in Accounts receivable module •Reconcile customer accounts and prepare statements Cash Book payments: •Checking all payments on both CATS and cheque requisition vouchers as prepared by bookkeeper for expense allocation and coding •Scrutinize validity of expenses •Ensure timeous preparation of Petty cash payments and reimbursement by Accounts Assistant •Sending out payment confirmations to all creditors’ •Review processing of all cashbook entries and bank reconciliations for accuracy and completeness. •Load payments onto the standard Bank CATS module for sign-off by relevant signatories. Year-end Audit and Year End Reporting: •Preparation of year-end audit files •Resolve any audit queries thoroughly and in a timely manner. Operational Requirements: •Ensure adherence to policy when approving purchase requisitions •Interface with the company bankers to – Open up bank accounts, Add and delete Business Banking Users •Update list of insured items on a monthly basis •Submit insurance claims •Review and interrogate staff Expense claims before submitting to GM for approval •Reconcile daily sales on control totals from the company's shops to cash banked and credit card slips processed.

Required Skills and Competencies
Analytical and reasoning skills
Ability to work with an automated accounting system.
Ability to multitask and use initiative
Planning and organizational skills
Administrative skills
Interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.

Desired Personal Attributes
Team player

Prerequisites (minimum requirement)
Bachelor of Science (BSc) - Second Class Lower
Higher National Diploma (HND) - Upper Credit
Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN)
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
5 - 8 years

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