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Section Head - Accounting General Ledger (REF: ODC/FIN/001).
Job Purpose:
  • To lead the day-to-day activities of the general ledger accounting of ODC such as controlling and organizing the staff, maintaining GL master and trial balances, accounting and reconciliation of all accruals, etc. in order to ensure they are reported on time, with high accuracy, in accordance with accounting standards, ODC’s accounting policies and procedures, regulatory requirements and any other relevant accounting principles and practices.
Key Accountabilities:

Supervision of Subordinates:

  • Organize and supervise the activities and work of subordinates to ensure that all work in general ledger accounting is carried out in an efficient manner which is consistent with operating policies and procedures.
  • Provide on-the-job training and constructive feedback to subordinates in order to support their overall development.

Accounting System:

  • Oversee and manage the Computerized Accounting System’s opening/closing periods to ensure that all the transactions have been recorded timely, accurately and as per established standards.

Financial Reporting:

  • Manage and review the preparation of periodic ledger accounting and ensure that financial accounting transactions are accurately and properly reflected in the accounting books in accordance with accounting standards, ODC accounting policies and procedures, regulatory requirements, and any other relevant accounting principles and practices.

Reconciliation:

  • Lead the development and review of financial statements, management accounts, Balance Sheet reconciliation (including Bank Reconciliations), audit schedules related to GL, etc. on a regular basis in order to ensure that all payments and accounts are matched and reconciled regularly and to ensure an updated general ledger.
  • Monitor opening, closing and reconciliation of general ledger accounts to substantiate and ensure that account balances are correct and complete.

Collaboration:

  • Lead the development and review of financial statements, management accounts, Balance Sheet reconciliation (including Bank Reconciliations), audit schedules related to GL, etc. on a regular basis in order to ensure that all payments and accounts are matched and reconciled regularly and to ensure an updated general ledger.
  • Monitor opening, closing and reconciliation of general ledger accounts to substantiate and ensure that account balances are correct and complete.
  • Identify and highlight gaps in the reconciliation of bank statements in order to ensure corrective actions are taken on time.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Motivate subordinates and contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of systems, processes and practices taking into account leading practices, improvement of processes and productivity improvement.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures:

  • Implement approved finance departmental policies, processes and procedures, provide instructions to subordinates and monitor their adherence so that work is carried out in a controlled manner.

Quality, Health, Safety, & Environment :

  • Ensure compliance to all relevant quality, health, safety and environmental management procedures and controls in all general ledger accounting activities to guarantee employee safety, compliance, delivery of high quality products/ service and a responsible environmental attitude.
Important selection criteria:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/ Accounting or equivalent, with preferably a relevant professional qualification (e.g. – CA)
  • 6 years of relevant experience in accounting or similar work, including at least 2 years in positions with managerial or supervisory responsibilities
  • Knowledge on General Accounting Practices and Procedures and fiscal management
  • Understanding of the standards of a strong internal control structure and system
  • Knowledge on computerized accounting packages and its relationships to other integrated systems
  • Ability to interpret, apply and explain complex laws, codes, regulations and ordinances
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Attention to detail
Closing Date:
  • 20 Feb 2017.