Accountant

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Accountant

  • Post Date:November 29, 2022
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Manufacturing
Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the position of Accountant based in Harare, in a manufacturing company. The incumbent will be expected to provide senior management with accurate information that aids decision making and to supervise the Accounts department team.

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the following among other duties;

  • Timely submission of accurate accounting reports
  • Develop, monitor and review departmental accounting policies, procedures and processes.
  • Assist the Finance Manager with the day to day, monthly and year-end operations of the accounting department including Budget review and analysis.
  • Verify and approve all payment transactions.
  • Maintains and controls the Ledger Accounts and business transactions of the company, applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles that includes analytical work and thorough review of financial records.
  • Perform the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions and ensure that all invoices are paid accurately in accordance with Finance policies and procedures.
  • Manage the processing of cash receipts, recording of revenue and receivable – ensure that revenues and receivables are reconciled.
  • Prepare, analyse and reconcile the monthly budget/forecast to actual variance reports per department.
  • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, fixed assets, accruals and prepaid expenses.
  • Review reports of subordinates as well as general supervision of the subordinates
  • Attend to both internal and external Auditors and ensure that audits are conducted as planned

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong reporting skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritise workload in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in pastel and Microsoft Office packages
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of management.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Finance or Accounting degree
  • Professional qualification such as CIS, ACCA/CIMA
  • At least 5 years of progressive and relevant experience is required (in a manufacturing environment).

Interested and qualified applicants should submit cover letter with CV, not later than close of business on 1 December, 2022 to [email protected] or [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.