Under the direct supervision of the Chief Financial Accountant the Cost and
Management Accountant is responsible for:
- Providing technical support to the CFA in giving direction and co-ordination to the Accounts Department by performing and managing a broad range of advanced accounting functions in an accurate and timely manner.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:
- Present to the Chief Financial Accountant (CFA) what the Accountant considers to be the best practices within the Accounts Receivable domain to achieve the department’s objectives. Continuously monitor and review procedures to see if they still meet the requirements of the organization.
- Select the best methodology to accomplish month-end close so as to ensure that the monthly financial statements are produced in a timely and accurate manner.
- Day-to-day supervision given to direct reports to ensure compliance with Accounting policies, the Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) Act and analyze performance for continued efficiencies and improvements.
- Provides direct supervision and development to staff including collectors and evaluates staff on individual and team goals.
- Participate in development, implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures in order to establish increased efficiency
- Generate purchase requisitions to facilitate the procurement of office supplies and equipment and rendering of professional services for the Accounting Department
Technical/ Professional Responsibilities
- Ensure all the company’s assets are properly accounted for and used solely for company purposes. Maintenance of the Fixed Assets Register to in order to give a true and fair estimate of the value of the company’s assets.
- Review monthly update of Fixed Asset Additions and Disposals Reports and verifying completeness and accuracy of data inputted.
- Ensure each month the General Ledger and payment vouchers are examined for entries concerning the purchase of Fixed Assets and that each Fixed Asset transaction is correctly coded.
- Ensure all items of Fixed Asset at all plant locations are clearly identified, assigned and physically marked with a specific reference number as quickly as possible.
- Ensure that all Raw Material Inventories and Finished Goods are safeguarded and used solely for company purposes.
- Arrange the monthly Physical Stock Counts at all These must be reconciled to ACCPAC inventory records and the results are given to the Chief Accountant who then makes the final decision on the treatment of such.
- Supervise direct reports in the processing of Daily Production Reports and associated accounting papers.
- Direct responsibility for general accounting and monthly analysis of the company accounts
- Assist the FFA in the preparation of the Annual Budget
- Coordinate the preparation of audit schedules
Required Knowledge Skills and Competencies
- Excellent Knowledge of GOJ Financial Accounting and Auditing (FAA) Act
- Excellent Knowledge of advance Accounting Principles and Practices
- Comprehensive Knowledge of Government Accounting
- Knowledge of AccPac Accounting Software and Applications
- Excellent Decision and Analytical Skills
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets
- Keen Attention to Details and Accuracy
- Excellent Problem-Solving Skills;
- Excellent Supervisory Management Skills
- Excellent People Management Skills;
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE;
- Degree in Accounting/ Management Studies (Accounting) or;
- ACCA (Level 2);
- At least 5 years’ related experience in Accounting with 3 in a Supervisory Management Position and;
- Related experience working with a Payroll Accounting Software (AccPac)
Basic Salary: $1,341,866 – $1,789,576 per annum
Travelling Allowance: $894,924.00 per annum
Applications along with resumes should be submitted no later than Friday, October 16, 2020, to the:
Human Resource and Administrative Services Manager
We thank everyone for applying but only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.