Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:
To perform solid bookkeeping, both compliant internally (Group policies and guidelines) and externally (local audit/tax requirements) by establishing strong controls and processes with a focus on Trade Accounts Payable and Non Trade Purchasing.
To prepare and book operating expenses in accordance with Group finance manual.
To review and post bookings from another team member to ensure strong controls.
To perform daily and recurrent tasks (monthly entries, quarterly forecasts, yearly budget) as per the Group deadlines and IFRS requirements.
To initiate and drive improvement in current accounting processes and to control proper implementation.
To support other departments in driving process improvements in all accounting related processes.
To support Accounting Team Manager in administering accounting system maintenance.
To meet the set timelines of the Accounting Team Manager for the month end closing process of two companies.
To monitor and reconcile the monthly B/S and P&L movements within Accounts Payable Section.
To monitor the retail stores sales and reconcile the sales versus the collections
To be responsible for Intercompany transactions Trade/Non-trade related bookings
To perform the Intercompany reconciliation with related parties on a monthly basis.
To ensure proper compliance of accounting processes and policies with the Group Internal guidelines (GCSA).
To highlight control deficiencies to Senior Management and implement solutions to close control gaps.
To review and follow up of all outstanding accounts payable transactions.
To ensure proper submission of financial reports to the external auditors.
To ensure the Head Office safe custody.
To submit all payments requests in line with the defined cut-off times.
To measure progress on own KPIs.
To highlight any deviations to agreed plans to the Accounting Team Manager.
To ensure a strong internal control environment in Accounting, with a strong focus.
Accuracy on all booking and reporting.
Clean system bookkeeping.
Score of the GCSA/internal audit for the AP and NTP part.
Satisfaction of internal (other functions, Management ) and external parties (Auditors…).
Reliable financial feasibility analysis (submission of RFC and Budget within dedicated area of responsibility).
All local departments
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Commercial acumen: Very good numerical and analytical skills.
Good written and verbal communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
Fluent English (verbal and written).
Strong MS-Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), proficient in MS Office.
Basic SAP knowledge is must
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:
University degree in business with corporate finance or accounting focus.
Functional: > 2 years accounting and controlling.
Certified Diplomas will be preferable (IFRS, CMA, …etc.)
Industry: ideally apparel/fashion/shoes or FMCG.
Exposure: Audit, tax, insurance.
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