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Senior Accountant

Description

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within.

País
Angola
Presença obrigatória no evento
Não
Cliente
Leading commodities trading company
Área de Função
Contabilidade
Número de Ref
EAC101481

Responsabilidades Principais

GENERAL LEDGER AND CHART OF ACCOUNTS (COA)

  • Create/maintain the general ledger of accounts as per Angolan and Trafigura COA
  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
  • Establish tables of accounts, and assign entries to proper accounts
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of accounting system (hardware and software)


ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE/CUSTOMERS FOLLOW UP

  • Ascertain accounts receivable balances
  • Annually or when required, send requests for balance confirmation from customers
  • Annually or when required, send confirmation of balances to customers
  • Circulate information to all persons/departments concerned
  • Ensure all customers payment are booked into Primavera system, into the correct customer and balance sheet accounts
  • Follow up on customers invoices overdue
  • Report and liaise with account managers, Logistic in order to get final payments


ACCOUNTS PAYABLE/SUPPLIERS FOLLOW UP

  • Ascertain accounts payable balances
  • Annually or when required, send requests for balance confirmation from suppliers
  • Annually or when required, send confirmation of balances to suppliers
  • Circulate information to all persons/departments concerned
  • Ensure all suppliers payment are booked into Primavera system, into the correct supplier and balance sheet accounts
  • Control approval as per Pumangol authority limits 
  • Ensure payments are accurate, correct taxes are applied and booked into Primavera system


INTERCOMPANY ACCOUNTS

  • Reconcile intercompany balances on a monthly basis
  • Give adequate instructions to book associated adjustments (PIL, PEF, PBA, PAL and all other relevant as they may occur)


CONTROLS, INVENTORIES AND RECONCILIATIONS

  • Organise, monitor and document inventories and physical counts on a monthly basis
  • Perform all necessary reconciliations as the need arises
  • Propose all necessary adjustments as the need arises
  • Monitor and ascertain the clearing of all transit accounts
  • Monitor and ascertain the reconciliation of all material balances versus accounting figures


BOOKINGS, RECORDS AND REPORTS

  • Ensure all bookings are performed timely
  • Prepare and register all monthly, yearly or other accruals
  • Monitor, reconcile and justify all accrual
  • Send on a Monthly basis SUN Interface Report to Geneva.
  • Provide all useful information for weekly, monthly and annual reports (Sales, Cost, Unit Margin, Transportation, Tax, etc)
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements
  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment


ANALYTICAL

  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs
  • Prepare forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel, and direct their work activities
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
  • Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts

Qualificação, experiência e habilidades

Experience


Candidate will need to hold a degree in Management or Finance or Accounting or Auditing, etc.,  strong Tax and accounting background. Experience in similar positions between 5-8 years at least preferable in Portugal and Angola.

O Indivíduo

Knowledge & Skills

Proactive, dynamic, rigorous, analytical skills, autonomous and good interpersonal skills, good leadership and Team management skills. Professional attitude and capability to work under pressure. Good English/Portuguese Skills.