Job Title: Accounting Officer (SAP ERP skill is required)

Company : CTG Global UAE - Committed To Good

Accounting Officer

 

 

 

Description

 

 

CTG is an award winning private sector company that enables humanitarian & development projects in conflict zones. As a people solutions business, we recruit, deploy & manage the right people with the right skills to implement projects in the world’s toughest regions. We are seeking to hire a qualified Accountants to support our Regional Accounting (RA) team. The ideal candidate will be:

  • Highly experienced in areas such as payroll, invoicing, taxes, local audit & processing annual returns & management of purchase order systems.
  • Client facing to assist with debt collection, local banking & other financial relationships.

Role objectives:

  • Raising financial quotations for clients.
  • Preparing client Purchase Orders (PO) – Call Off Orders (COO).
  • Cashbook management & PO’s.
  • Reviewing monthly bank statements.
  • Posting cashbook to Sage accounting system.
  • Assisting with payroll preparation.
  • Raising schedules for pension remittances, national housing fund remittances, health care remittances, etc.
  • Other financial & accounting related objectives to be determined.

Invoicing:

  • Generate timely & accurate invoices for clients, either system generated or manually as required.
  • Ensure all invoices are recorded correctly in Sage.
  • Reconciliation of invoices against payroll & COOs.
  • Manage receipt of local supplier invoices, checking against POs, upload to Sage & issue client reimbursable invoice as required.

Accounts receivable:

  • Ensure timely payment of invoices by client.
  • Support Credit Controller with chasing clients for unpaid invoices.
  • Resolve any queries / issues with invoices to ensure swift payment.
  • Direct reporting to Credit Controller.

Payroll:

  • Oversee timesheets timely receipts with local AM’s.
  • Ensure procedures & timelines are met.
  • Prepare payroll system generated or manually as required as per policy.
  • Reconcile payroll with Sage, COOs, contracts of employment & local tax laws.
  • Direct reporting to Finance Project & Payroll Manager.
  • Production & issuance of payslips.

Tax:

  • Calculation of Personal Income Tax (PIT) & Social Security (SS) & any other applicable local salary withholding taxes.
  • Responsible for timely payment of PIT, SS & other withholding taxes to local tax departments / authorities.
  • Complete annual tax returns, payment of corporate & other business taxes & other local filings.
  • Manage any local audits for taxation & other jurisdictional requirements.
  • Responsible for timely payment of all taxes to governing bodies.
  • Posting of tax payments to Sage.
  • Work with our legal team to ensure CTG adheres to local tax laws, responsible for keeping CTG in good standing & up to date with local tax laws.
  • Represent CTG at local governing bodies (including ministry & tax departments).

Banking:

  • Manage local bank account(s) where applicable.
  • Management accounting.
  • Manage local budgets & actuals variance analysis for Regional Director.
  • Prepare brief monthly report to summarise performance & highlight any areas of concern.
  • Prepare savings schemes and analytical support on OPEX expenditure to enable local decision making.
  • Provide visibility on financial business positioning to ensure effective regional management.
  • Prepare local management accounts & work with local auditors as required.
  • Project reporting.

Project reporting:

  • This role reports to the Regioanl Accountant.

Required experience / qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting (required).
  • Certification in ACCA, CPA or equivalent (required).
  • Minimum 5 years sector experience in a finance & accounting role (required).
  • Experience with an accounting software system such as SAGE (highly desirable).
  • Minimum 5 years West Africa experience (required).
  • Desirable to have experience in govt. departments.
  • Extensive experience in working with Sage, SAP, Oracle or similar accounting system.
  • Desirable to have experience in generating management accounts & profit / loss financial statements.
  • Good knowledge of local tax laws in multiple West African countries.
  • Fluent in English & French.
  • Geographical experience in any of the countries listed is an advantage Nigeria, Mali, Niger, Ghana & Bukina Faso.

Required competencies:

  • Self starter.
  • Ethical, trustworthy & confidential.
  • Time management.
  • Team player & good relationship builder.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Resilient & positive.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responisbiity.

Further information:

  • Applicants must include 3 work related references, preferably supervisors.
  • Applicants must upload a copy of their latest resume on their candidate profile on CTG’s Tayo system.
  • Applicant must include all educational certificates, degrees & relevant documentation for verification.  
  • Applicant must be fully fluent in French & English.
  • Aptitude tests will be conducted.
  • Applicant must have advanced capabilities in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Qualified females are strongly encouraged to apply.
 

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