British High Commission jobs in Pretoria South Africa - Regional Accountant Vacancies

British High Commission jobs in Pretoria South Africa - Regional Accountant Vacancies

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Job Category

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    Main purpose of job:
  • To undertake a wide range of financial duties on behalf of a number of Offices in the region.
  • This will include the monitoring of budgets and forecasts, acting as the first line of financial support and compliance, plus reporting issues back to Finance Business Partners in the UK.
  • Individuals will also be expected to analyse the balance sheet accounts for the Offices in the region and ensure information is accurately and effectively reported.

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    Budget Management:

  • To monitor and process the budgeting, forecasting and reporting (including exception reporting) for a range of offices in the region.
  • Liaise with individual Posts and Finance
  • Business Partners in the UK and consolidate information across a region to monitor trends and variances.

    Financial Management:

  • Ensure financial management indicators FPCIs are robust and issues resolved appropriately within agreed
    timescales.
  • Analyse the balance sheet accounts in your respective region and ensure information is accurately and effectively reported.
  • Identification and analysis of contingent liabilities, provisions, changes in pension’s liabilities and monitoring by exception creditors and debtors.

    Cash Management /Profiling:

  • Provide cash forecast for each Office within the Region in advance of each Financial Year.
  • Work with Offices to ensure cash management is accurately reported and processes are adhered to including Other UK Government
  • Departments who may be present.
  • Ensure that offline office accounts are submitted on time to Corporate Services Centres located in Manila.

    Regional Process Monitoring:

  • Operationally, ensure consistency of application of policies and financial processes within the region by Liaison with and notification to, overseas:

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 3rd May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission jobs in Pretoria South Africa - Regional Accountant Vacancies

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