Villa Resort - Senior Accountant - Jobs in Zanzibar

Villa Resort - Senior Accountant - Jobs in Zanzibar

Our Client, an all Villa Resort Located on the on the stunning white sandy beach, on the South East Coast of Zanzibar Island is seeking to recruit a Detail-Oriented Senior Accountant to be part of their Finance Team.

Job Summary:

Oversee all of the financial activities, including the preparation of financial reports and forecasts for future business growth.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all day to day accounting operations of the company ensuring that correct transactions are posted in the system in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports (Balance sheet, P&L, Cash flow statement etc.) on company performance, and ensure any issues are investigated and explained.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Ensure that the company is fully compliant with all tax and financial obligations as per the legislation and regulations of Zanzibar/Tanzania.
  • Engage third parties to provide assistance as and when necessary.
  • Implement a strict internal control framework, with adequate checks and balances, to mitigate against the risk of fraud or error.
  • Payroll & Payroll-Statutory’ Management
  • Be an integral part of the monthly financial stock takes and investigate all variances which arise and explain these to management.
  • Support negotiations with suppliers in an effort to grow the company’s gross margin.
  • Analyze
    transaction data and make recommendations on general business optimization.
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by providing training, guidance, and direction to ensure work is performed in an efficient, timely, and knowledgeable manner.
  • Develop and track department key performance indicators and provide regular feedback to the team on these and any areas in need of improvement.
  • Manage the annual external audit and present the draft audited accounts to the Board of Directors for review and sign off.
  • Prepare weekly lists of payment runs for approval by the Directors.

    Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance/ Accounting plus CPA (K)
  • At least 6+ overall experience in finance
  • 3+ years’ proven working experience as a Senior Accountant or higher level.
  • Fully qualified and member of ICPAK

    To be successful in this role, you must be:
  • Attentive to detail and have exceptional organizational skills
  • Able to think critically and appraise policies and procedures and make suggestions for improvements.
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to drive change and transformation.
  • Committed to professional values and work ethics with a high sense of integrity
  • Able to lead, motivate and bring the best out of a team of professionals

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 13th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Villa Resort - Senior Accountant - Jobs in Zanzibar


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