• Current Job Position at Best Search Recruitment

  • Posted on: 12 February, 2015 Deadline: 16 February, 2015
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  • Best Search Recruitment is recruiting to fill the position of:

    Accounting Manager


    Job Description

    • Performing accounting functions for financial segment of business including assisting in preparation and analysis of monthly financial and management reports;
    • Monitor transactions and bank account on a regular basis;
    • Ensuring proper accounting and timely payment of statutory dues like WHT/VAT/PAYE;
    • Perform financial analysis of business as assigned by Controller;
    • Liaise with auditors, banks, statutory authorities FIRS, other external authorities;
    • Work with the preparation of the quarterly financial reporting package and assist in audit requests as assigned;
    • Identifying and contacting customers with overdue accounts, and entering data into computer to track collection efforts and progress;
    • Perform month expense and balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis for review by the Controller;
    • Coordinating and/or working on special projects as assigned by the Finance Manager or the CFO;
    • Gathering data through file research or discussion with sales/estimators in order to answer questions and compile backup information for further collection efforts;
    • Preparing work papers for audit and pre-qualification purposes;
    • Performing back-up functions for various cost positions and specific tasks assigned by the Finance Manager from time to time.
    • Direct reports - Financial Accountant; Cashier
    • The position reports to the Finance Manager
    • The scope of this position is domestic.


    • Requires at least two years post graduation experience;
    • Requires a university degree in Business or Accounting. Qualification as a Chartered Accountant or Certified Public Accountant, or equivalent is preferable.
    • Requires at least five to seven years of progressively more responsible general accounting and finance experience. Requires at least two years of management / supervisory experience.
    • Must have extensive knowledge of international accounting standards, accounting principles and practices, including some knowledge of international audit standards.
    • Must have a working knowledge of Management Accounting fundamentals and its applications.
    • Must be familiar with best practices in the professional field of accounting.
    • Must have working knowledge of payroll, accounts payable, and general ledger processing.
    • Requires ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written.
    • Good Computer literacy in Excel, Access;
    • Must be able to exercise good judgment in order to set priorities;
    • Knowledge of import procedures and related activities.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications to: Semm@bestsearchrecruitment.com

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