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  • Posted: Sep 22, 2022
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
  • Starsight Energy provides premier clean on-grid and off-grid energy services to commercial and industrial clients in Africa. We make clean energy a smart bottom-line decision for clients by eliminating all up-front costs.
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    Finance Manager

    Job Summary

    The Finance Manager is responsible for serving as a team lead in the finance department and managing O2C and P2P operations. Ensuring that customers are correctly billed in line with the terms of their contracts, revenue is accurately/completely recognized and due payments are made with correct applicable tax charged. Financial Records: The holder of this role will be directly involved in preparing, analyzing, and interpreting the financial records of the business. This may be in form of Management Account or Statutory Financial Statements. He/she will also play a significant role in the audit activities in line with the organization internal, and external parties’ requirements.

    Job Description

    • Ensure customers are correctly billed in line with the terms of their contracts.
    • Ensure revenue is accurately/completely recognized.
    • Responsible for revenue assurance functions (i.e., ensure no revenue leakages.
    • Maintains customers’ confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
    • Review weekly payment’s schedules by verifying supporting documents for the disbursement’s requests.
    • Ensure cash advance retirement are reviewed and approved within 42 hours.
    • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
    • Analyse the accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to standards defined within the department.
    • Works with the Financial controller on appropriate fiscal strategies for the organization.
    • Develops systems for the maintenance of financial records, making use of current technologies.
    • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
    • Recommends financial actions by analysing the accounting options.
    • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
    • Maintains and enforces company’s controls and recommending update to policies and procedures when it is required.
    • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating their activities.
    • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information.
    • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
    • Perform payroll administration functions (review, postings and other related activities).
    • Assist in the budgeting and budgetary process including analysing the result against the plan and providing recommendations for reporting.
    • Coordinate the activities of AP and AR teams for month, quarter and year end processes.
    • Update the monthly Management Account Reports
    • Provide required inputs that will aid the review of the monthly Management Account
    • Serve as the finance team lead for the annual audit and related activities
    • Perform other assigned functions/responsibilities.

    Job Experience

    • 8 - 10 years’ experience in Accounting and Finance Operations
    • Experience within the engineering industry (telecom, power solutions, construction, etc.)
    • Qualified Accounting professional from ACCA, ICAN, CIMA and other related finance accreditations
    • Good overall knowledge of accounting and administration.
    • Audit or Internal Control procedures experience is an added advantage
    • Good understanding of IFRS/IAS standards.

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