Ø Maintaining accurate books, records and schedules of all accounts.
Ø Ensures timely preparation of periodic financials reports
Ø Prepare for and review annual audit work papers and ensure adjustments journals are passed to agree company’s books and records with the audited financial statements;
Ø Work with internal and external auditors during field work exercise and in the preparation of annual audited financial statements.
Ø Monthly review of bank reconciliations, loan schedules, etc.
Ø Manage all intercompany transactions and ensure reconciliation
Ø Develop and monitor all financial systems with a view to improve and streamline procedures.
Ø Ensure that policies and procedures set by Group are implemented and internal controls are operating effectively.
Ø Responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate completion of all weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
Ø Ensure that all accounting systems, procedures are in line with the International Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standard
Ø Maintain quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting;
Ø Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls;
Ø Continuously update, review and document the Company’s financial policies and procedures
Ø Lead staff development and succession planning for financial Control team members
Ø Actively recruit, mentor and develop team members’ capability and future leadership potential
Ø Ensures statutory and internal reporting are in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations, and are fully compliant with company’s policies and procedures
Ø Implements effective accounting procedures and internal controls which conform to corporate standards and best practices.
Ø Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers, vendors, advisors and external auditors
Ø Maintain efficient and effective fixed assets system covering the day-to-day recording and control over the company’s fixed assets.
Ø Scrutinize payment vouchers before payment is effected with a view to controlling expenses.
Ø Attend to internal and external Audit request/enquiries and ensure Audit report recommendations are followed up and implemented according to company’s procedures.
Ø Ensuring timely rendition of statutory returns to government agencies
Ø Ensure and supervises the documentation of Asset & Liabilities Committee Meeting ( ALCO)
Ø Other functions that may be required by Management
Ø Minimizes legally required taxes by studying regulations, presenting strategies to the management
Ø Responsible to legally minimizes tax liabilities through informed application of tax laws and regulations
Ø Manage tax compliance, reporting, and filing for the Group
Ø Oversee tax audit exercises and follow up with the relevant government agencies
Ø Work closely with the company’s tax consultants on tax related matters
Ø Ensure timely and accurate filing of all tax returns
Ø Establish appropriate system or processes for tax risk management for the Group
Ø Recommends tax strategies by researching federal, state, and local taxation issues
Ø Provide internal tax advisory services and support on business operation matters to the Group
Ø Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed
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