Job Position: Site accountant.
Employer: Aggreko Africa
Reporting to: Finance mgr East AFRICA cluster
Purpose of the Job
The accountant is responsible for accounting and administrative daily and monthly tasks on site.
He/She works closely with the local site manager and the finance manager of the East Africa cluster (functional reporting) and relays the actions of AFRICA internal control.
Job Accountabilities/Key Responsibilities
Working closely with the site admin, the accountant provides support to the local manager for financial, admin and control tasks. He/She is in contact with the AFRICA finance management in which he/she provides weekly activity report.
Cash and Bank management
Preparation of accurate cash/bank reports in a timely manner
Preparation of cash forecast and funding request in a timely and accurate manner.
Weekly physical checks of cash versus book balances
Weekly bank reconciliation and reporting.
Maintenance of bank account and control over signatories
Payments and controls
Food allowance and expense reports
Declaration and payment of taxes
Contributing to cost management and cost control
Accounting and audit
Actively involve in the local statutory accounting
Liaise with auditors during audits and make sure deadlines are reached
Support internal audits and control verification
Ensure a local fixed asset register is maintained and regularly updated.
Process and compliance
Ensuring internal controls are followed for all payments and purchase transactions.
Ensure internal control guidelines/reporting formats are strictly followed.
Participate to internal process implementation and check compliance with local regulatory requirements
Communication and reporting
Prepare weekly reports and attend weekly calls with AFRICA Finance management
Liaise with Dubai and answers questions relating to all financial matters of the site.
Liaise with the local tax authorities and group tax team.