Accountant _ Investment Bank

Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports, Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information. Documents financial transactions by entering account information, implement accounting systems, prepare monthly financial report.

Job Responsibilities

•Manage financial systems and budgets
•Provide financial advice
•Manage overall implementation of financial procedures and policies and oversee the accounting and finance department.
•Ensure efficient completion of annual audits, prepare financial statements, and file tax returns and low-income tax credit reporting.
•Evaluate strategies, finances, and capabilities to maximize success within the organization.
•Manage the financial including tax reporting, accounts receivable and payable, investment and revenue collection.
•Oversee the preparation and communication of monthly budget variance reports and monthly financial reports.
•Work with the MD to oversee the development process involving finance and accounting, implementation of IFRS accounting standards, capital raising, treasury management, project management, and external reporting
•Liaise with clients (individuals or businesses) and provide financial information and advice
•Review the company’s systems and analyses risk
•Perform tests to check financial information and systems
•Advise clients on tax planning (within current legislation to enable them to minimise their tax liability) and tax issues associated with activities such as business acquisitions and mergers
•Maintain accounting records and prepare accounts and management information for small businesses (accountancy)
•Advise clients on business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions (corporate finance)
•Counsel clients on areas of business improvement, or dealing with insolvency
•Detect and prevent fraud (forensic accounting)
•Manage junior colleagues
•Liaise with internal and external auditors (where applicable) and deal with any financial irregularities as they arise.
•Produce reports and recommendations following internal audits or public sector audits
•Prepare financial statements, including monthly and annual accounts
•Arrange financial management reports, including financial planning and forecasting
•Advise on tax and treasury issues
•Negotiate terms with suppliers

Job Requirements

•BSc / MSc in Finance, Economics, Accounting or any related field
•Minimum of 5 years’ experience.
•Excellent knowledge of best practice finance policies and procedures.
•Excellent knowledge of finance systems/software and practices.
•Proficiency in the use of relevant computer applications for financial reporting e.g Sage 50 (Peachtree), Quickbooks, Xero etc.
•Budgeting, financial forecasting and cost control.
•Investment planning and portfolio management.
•Financial reporting and Tax planning/management
•Strong project management skills
•Excellent customer relationship management skills
•Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
•Presentation and communications skills.
•Registration with accredited statutory body and association.

How To Apply

Interested and Qualified Candidates should forward their CVs to using the job title as the subject of the mail.

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