This role is responsible for the delivery of the
financial and business processes and systems in line with corporate
standards; the post holder will undertake specific work within Finance and
contribute to improving functional efficiency.
Cash Accounting/Banking and Treasury:
To ensure all over the counter cash is banked in
line with relevant policy and parked on SAP Cash Journals.
To ensure appropriate procedures are adhered to
when cash is received and to bank all cash and other instrument within
2 days of receipt or immediately threshold of cash
holding is attained.
Ensure all relevant Cash Journals are balanced
within 48 hours of banking being completed.
Ensure all delegated banking activities are
diligently carried out.
Procurement and Payables:
Ensure all invoices are checked within 24 hours of
receipt and scanned within 48 hours; thus contributing to significant
reduction of Open Purchase Orders and late payment to vendors.
Ensure that scanned invoices are backed up on the
Finance shared drive.
Vendor and Customer Creation:
Ensure documents and files for newly created
vendors are properly filed and alphabetically for easy referencing
Update the Vendor and Customer Master Database with
every new creation/amendment of vendor and customer respectively.
Ensure that all FI journal documents are filed
according to their numbers and the month of posting.
Participate in the preparation for internal audit
and tax audit exercises; ensuring that all relevant files and documents are
in place for smooth running of these audits.
Ensure that Trip envelopes are properly logged in
the Trip Register, backed up on the G-Drive and properly filed in the
Timely provision of assistance and support to other
colleagues to enable them manage their delegated finances and comply with
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related
3-5 years’ work experience in an FMCG
Minimum of PE1 of ICAN/ACCA
Advance proficiency in Microsoft Word processing
and spreadsheet applications; ability to utilize database application
Advanced level of Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables,
Vlookups, and nestedifs formulas)
Ability to interpret Financial Data from various
systems and in various formats.
Skills and Competencies:
Excellent analytical and quick-decision making
Strong attention to detail with highly organized,
advanced office skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to learn new processes quickly
Ability to manage multiple decision processes while
working in a fast-paced paperless environment using multiple systems and
Ability to resolve problems.