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Senior Accountant 

Job Title                                 :           Senior Accountant

Reports To:                            :           General Manager – Finance

Overall Job Summary:

Improve efficiency in the Technical Division.


  • Preparing periodical financial reports, including the profit and loss statement and balance sheet on a monthly and annual basis
  • Preparing weekly cash flow statement reports and controlling expenditure and cash flow
  • Developing financial statements for account reconciliations, account receivables, account payables, revenue expenditure, etc
  • Perform month-end closing activities such as account reconciliation, revenue accounting, expense accounting, etc.
  • Ensure financial records comply with company policies and accounting principles
  • Analyzing data and examining financial records to ensure accuracy and no material errors
  • Identify accounting errors or discrepancies and suggest necessary corrective action
  • Oversee account receivables and payables activities
  • Playing a key role in the preparation of yearend accounts and statutory accounts
  • Support business profitability and growth through identifying insights from financial data and making recommendations on the same
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Lead the preparation of annual budget, forecast and projections.
  • Effectively manage working capital and cash flows to drive a healthy liquidity position for the business
  • Review and analyze current accounting systems and internal controls, making suggestions for improvement where necessary
  • Carrying out tax reporting, preparing and submitting tax returns on a timely basis
  • Carrying out procurement functions
  • Support other departments and group companies in financial analysis where necessary
  • Assist in preparing the necessary documentation for annual financial audits and act as key liaison with external auditor
  • Lead, coach, and mentor the financial accounting team


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or other business-related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA / K; or ACCA)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Financial Services industry 3 of which should have been at management level.

Role Competencies

  • Ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Experience in ERP systems, preferably SAP Business One
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of commercial and business awareness
  • High levels of diligence and precision
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to anticipate risks
  • Excellent Excel capabilities
  • Excellent communication capabilities, both written and verbal
  • Passionate about learning and continuous improvement
  • Strong risk analysis skills
  • Ability to deliver quality work under pressure and stick to time constraints in order to meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude and can-do mentality
  • Experienced in leading teams

 How to Apply

If you meet the above minimum requirements, send your application through the link indicate the position applied for on the email subject line to be received on or before 17th  January 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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