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Financial Accountant, Portuguese/English

Afrique du Sud
Permanent

Bullet points

  • Our client is a leading multinational company within the energy sector
  • International exposure in Portuguese-speaking countries, Angola & Mozambique

À propos de notre client

Our client is a leading multinational company within the energy sector with significant operations across Sub Saharan Africa including Angola and Mozambique.

Description du poste

The Financial Accountant will be working with Portuguese-speaking operations and may need to be based in country (either Angola or Mozambique) with responsibility for:

  • Ensuring all cash reports and supports are completed, filed and forwarded for processing. Efficient and effective planning is required to ensure optimum cash balances are maintained.
  • Payments made at all sites to all suppliers / service providers in accordance with proper payment controls. AP reconciliations to be kept up to date.
  • Employee advances recording and timely settlements.
  • Bank maintenance and reconciliation of the bank accounts for various entities in country, including control over bank signatories.
  • Ensuring internal control guidelines for payments and purchasing are fully implemented on all sites.
  • Liaising and reporting, answering questions relating to all financial matters of the projects.
  • Analysing expenses with a view to enable Operations Managers to control costs on site.
  • Ensuring a fixed asset register is maintained and regularly updated.
  • Preparation of model month end file for internal control purposes with detailed review of the trial balance. Liaise with service providers to action items identified during the review.
  • Ensuring compliance with local regulatory requirements:
    • Ensuring and monitoring tax compliance (both direct and indirect tax) and ensuring returns are filed on time and that adequate taxes are deposited.
    • Liaising between the local tax authorities and regional tax teams.
  • Ensuring all Company Law and Secretarial matters are complied with and deadlines for submissions are duly met.
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors, service providers, bankers, tax office and operations department.

Profil recherché

  • Minimum 5 years post qualification experience.
  • Preferably 2 years with a multi-national company.
  • Strong accounting and internal controls fundamentals.
  • Able to produce, develop and maintain accurate reports and procedures.
  • Able to work with minimum of supervision.
  • Strong analytical skills and commercial awareness.
  • Willingness to travel locally / regionally.
  • Fluent in Portuguese and English.

Informations complémentaires

Competitive Package.

Our client will take care of housing allowance, travel costs, etc.

Contact:
Lucie Collard
Indiquer la référence de l'offre: 15259
+27 11 303 8300