Current Recruitment at Aldelia Group
Current Recruitment at Aldelia Group

Senior General Accountant Position at Aldelia Group

Aldelia Group – Our client, a multinational food manufacturing company is currently looking to fill the role of:

Job Title: Senior General Accountant

Location: Lagos, Nigeria/ Accra, Ghana
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • The incumbent will be supporting our Shared Business Service Manager in the assigned country (Nigeria/Ghana),overseeing the different areas: Treasury, Tax, Accounts Payable, Accounting, etc.

Supervising the General accounting team tasks:

  • Post the general ledger and cash accounting entries, thereby compensating according to the type of payment/collection to ensure that the accounting reflects the economic operations. The related transactions but not exhaustive are:
    • Prepare and pay for the various taxes and social security charges, ensuring correct credit of the same in all managed companies.
    • Ensure that all the taxes are declared and paid on time,
    • Prepare and control the inter-company invoices and accounts to adjust the internal billing situation of services between companies.
    • Reconcile on a monthly basis the inter- company accounts
    • Review all the differences noted and liaise with Corporate team
    • Post all the relating adjustments.

Supervising the Accounts Payable team tasks:

  • Vendor Invoices reception (different flows)
  • Posting for payment: validating the invoice with the Purchase Orders
  • Initiate workflows for invoice differences / inconsistences / formalities
  • Invoice archive
  • Follow up of open purchase orders, and vendors accounts
  • Travel expenses
  • Accounting for payment: supporting document validation, and posting
  • Technical support to procurement department (PO treatment).
  • Authorization workflows maintenance
  • Control the account balances of customers/suppliers to ensure the correct status thereof.
  • Handle inquiries from internal and external customers regarding the billing generated and guarantee the validity of the information.
  • Cash flow management.

Supervising the Treasury team tasks (Main Tasks include):

  • Banking map and banking pool
  • Financial facilities management (M&A, CapEx and Working capital)
  • Cash-management; daily position and forecast
  • Payment management
  • Online banking management
  • Financial cost management and reporting
  • Management of bank accounts
  • Reconcile all the bank accounts on a monthly basis
  • Ensure that all the transactions on the bank statements are correctly booked (accuracy and completeness)
  • Ensure that all the outstanding items are investigated and duly adjusted
  • Make all the cheques deposit on the bank accounts
  • Make all the cash withdrawal for the petty cash replenishment
  • In collaboration with Corporate team, ensure the relationship with the local bank
  • Make the follow up of all the payments done.

Supervising the Audit, Reporting team tasks:

  • Audits and tax inspections
  • Finance reporting
  • Establishment of the annual financial statements.

Ideal Educational Background, Experience and Languages

  • Must have experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Academic requirements: Superior level training in accounting
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a similar position.

Tool/ Software:

  • Good knowledge of SAP- FI (General accounting, Account payables, Customers, Banks, …)
  • Ability to work under pressure with good communication skills
  • Rigorous, autonomous, innovative and proactive
  • Language: English.

Application Closing Date 
14th February, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidate should send their CV to: with “Senior General Accountant” as subject.
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