Job Title: Accountant

Organizational Relationships

Job Summary
The Accountant will support Executive Management by providing timely, accurate and up-to-date information about financial and accounting matters.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing financial statements including balance sheet, profit and loss statement, cash flow statements and other reports on a weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual basis.
  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information. Document financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, prepare periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Maintain an up-to-date fixed assets register.
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secure financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Maintain financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepare payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements.

Qualification & Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in the Accounting Profession
  • First degree in Accounting
  • Post graduate degree will be an added advantage
  • ACCA, ICAN or any other relevant certification will also be an added advantage

Required Skills

  • Accounting skills
  • Ability to use excel (advanced level)
  • Financial Reporting Skills
  • Risk Analysis skills
  • Ability to use accounting software
  • Financial modelling skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to pay attention to details

Job Title:  Chief of Staff

Organizational Relationships
Directly reports to: CEO

  • People, Projects and Performance
  • Finance
  • Admin Services

Job Summary
The Chief of Staff (COS) will plan and direct all administrative, financial, and operational activities for the organization and act as a point of contact between top management and employees. COS will oversee projects and direct employees’ tasks.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assign responsibilities to employees according to their capabilities
  • Review all work done and ensure the work is taking place in the stipulated time
  • Devise creative ways to increase profits with the management
  • Management reporting
  • Design and lead corporate strategic change initiatives across the organization.
  • Lead the development and implementation of IT, People, Admin and Financial Services strategic and operational plans.
  • Develop and champion a performance measurement framework that promotes accountability and success.
  • Ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the Company through prudent financial management.
  • Keep the Executive Management Team and Board informed of the financial position of the organization.
  • Implement all the rules and ethics of the company
  • Provide high level administrative, strategic planning and operational support, research and advice to senior management on administrative matters such as staff management, financial planning, facility management and information services.
  • Develop and implement policies, rules and regulations for the administrative, Finance & Accounting, IT & HR functions.
  • Develop and manage administrative resources judiciously.
  • Lead the ongoing development of a professional and achievement focused workforce and culture.

Qualification & Experience

  • 8-11 years’ experience, five of which must have been in a management role
  • First degree in Business Administration or a related course
  • Post graduate degree (MBA preferable)
  • ACCA, ICAN or any other relevant certification will be an added advantage

Required Skills

  • Ability to maintain decorum under stressful situations.
  • Ability to mediate and negotiate with others.
  • Understanding of legalities involved with running a company.
  • Extensive experience in providing strategic leadership and influencing and leading change in medium to large organizations.
  • Strong business acumen and financial management skills
  • Project Management
  • Research and program development skills
  • Ability to prepare reports, proposals , policies and procedures
  • Firm strategic, financial & statistical analysis skill
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Excellent time management skills with an ability to multitask
  • Exemplary administrative and managerial skills.
  • Good communication skills (oral and visual presentations).
  • Logical thinking and decision making skills.

How to Apply
Applicants should email CV with job title as subject to

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline: 31st January 2017


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