Accounting Manager

Job Responsibilities
  • Schedule and monitor timelines and strategies to enable successful completion and delivery of financial and accounting services to a portfolio of diverse clients.
  • Review monthly client accounts, statutory and financial reporting requirements and service tax returns.
  • Consolidation of group accounts and head office reporting for clients with multiple subsidiaries.
  • Review cash forecasting of client funds and monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Review the clients’ accounting systems and apprise the strengths and weaknesses of internal financial controls, whilst making recommendations.
  • Provide clients with evaluations and where appropriate, recommendations on the reliability and integrity of both their financial and operating information.
  • Monitor compliance with the relevant regulatory requirements set by local authorities.
  • Ensure that current standards of disclosure are adhered to.
  • Liaise and respond directly to clients and their auditors and tax agents on accounting matters or queries.
  • Guide and train junior staff and manage billings and collections for client services.
  • Any other tasks/project assigned by your superior and management.
  • Professional or degree level qualifications in Accountancy.
  • Minimum 5 years of accounting experience in accounting firms, shared services or outsourcing service providers with experience in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
  • Client service oriented, with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to negotiate and possess effective presentations skills.
  • Possess leadership skills to provide appropriate supervision and training to team members.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel and standard accounting software.