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Accountant

Job Description

Reporting to the Innovations & Partnerships Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports & statements, and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures. Additionally, he/she will be responsible for supportive services such as office administration, claims administration by ensuring efficient and seamless settlement of claims to the delight of all stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining books of accounts while ensuring statutory and management accounts are prepared accurately and submitted on time.
  • Convening a fortnightly credit committee meeting, and ensuring debtors are managed effectively. .
  • Co-coordinating all tax computations and remittances for the company.
  • Safeguarding the company’s assets and resources against loss, theft and ineffective use by installing and maintaining appropriate internal control systems. Report exceptions in the quarterly self-audit report.
  • Steering the designing of accounting systems; manage their implementation, maintenance and modification.
  • Liaising with external auditors and statutory bodies to ensure compliance as required by the Insurance and Companies Acts.
  • Ensuring compliance with finance and accounting standards and regulations.
  • Participating in direct preparation of budgets & forecasts, and report performance against actual.
  • Efficient and effective management of the company’s business cycle in relation to timely debt collection, timely processing of payments for goods and services rendered.
  • Reviewing cash flows and financial requirements for the organization.
  • Ensuring ISO standards are implemented and maintained.
  • Attend to any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge & Key Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accountancy, statistics, economics or related subject.
  • Certified Public Accountant or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years in a similar position with working experience of; preparation of financial statements, use of comprehensive electronic accounting systems, use of electronic financial analysis & reporting tools.
  • High level of integrity especially in regards to confidentiality.
  • Strong foundation of basic insurance knowledge including an understanding of underwriting, insurance market trends, finance, statistics and economics.
  • Expertise in interpreting information.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Good analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Good computer knowledge especially using excel.
  • Good decision-making ability.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure.

How To Apply

If you believe you meet the above requirements, send your applications to the following address: recruitment@abcthebank.com on or before 28th September 2021. Please put the position applied for as the subject of the email.

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