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Accountant

Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Port Louis, Mauritius
Industry:
Salary: Interesting
Reference: 5316
Contact Name: Salim Peer
Job Published: June 21, 2019 07:33

Job Description

A reputed group of companies, active in the importation and distribution of home products, electrical appliances, cosmetics and beauty products, having different outlets across Mauritius, is seeking to recruit a dynamic Accountant who will overlook at all financial and accounting aspects of the business.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the accounting, procurement, credit control, IT, legal, tax, and treasury
  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
  • Monitor legal issues involving the company and affecting the industry
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger maintenance, balance sheet reconciliations and overhead costs
  • Ensure analytical comments on key variances and indicators are concisely reported
  • Ensure the tax computations are properly performed as per local tax laws & coordinate proper filing of returns
  • Oversee the cash flow, capital & treasury requirements of the company taking into consideration risk & liquidity
  • Optimise financing resources through effective treasury cash forecasting and management
  • Monitor cash balances and arrange for debt financing
  • Monitor the company foreign exchange exposure and take necessary actions accordingly
  • Responsible for monitoring of company performance in line with budget and develop strategies for cost optimisation
  • Ensure that a sound internal control system is put in place and optimise the company’s credit line facilities
  • Develop and analyse the Key Performance Indicators which are reported on monthly dashboard
  • Oversee the procurement process and all purchasing and ensure adequate controls Administration
  • Ensure proper and timely renewal of general and motor insurances
  • Check and approve reasonableness of monthly payroll
  • Ensure that an effective system of credit control is in place.

Qualifications and Experience

  • ACCA partly Qualified or degree in finance
  • At least 5 years working experience
  • Good understanding of Oracle & Net Suite accounting softwares.
  • Ability to do forecast & budget financial modelling
  • Ability to analyze financial information and provide insight into the organisational operations.
  • Good written & communication skills
  • Able to make presentations during management, finance, staff, committee and board meetings
  • Applies logic and common sense in making decisions
  • Team spirit, trust and collaboration

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