Finance and Accounting Executive

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Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Job Summary

We are a leading clean energy company with footprints in the commercial and Industrial market. We are currently in need of a Finance and Accounting Executive that would be responsible for monthly check preparation, general ledger management, bank account reconciliation, financial reporting, budgeting, cash receipts processing, accounts receivable and accounts payable tracking, and monthly accounting cycle closing.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

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  • Primary Responsibilities and Deliverables:
  • Primary responsibilities of the candidate who will report to the Finance Director include but are not limited to the following:
  • Coordinating and supervising the accounting of the organization (accounting, treasury, audit procedures, etc.) and in compliance with legal obligations and Protergia standards and protocols in order to provide quality, reliable and transparent information to the organization on the use and allocation of resources in the organization.
  • Posting receipts and disbursements of all accounts according to financial system
  • Preparing bank reconciliation statements monthly.
  • Directly responsible for payroll, billing, receivables, payables, cash receipts, cash disbursements, and general ledger functions. Reconcile bank accounts and prepare related journal entries.
  • Monitor and follow-up on accounts receivable and accounts payables that have been outstanding for unusually long periods of time.
  • Produce monthly and annual financial statements and reports including balance sheet, profit/loss statements, and accumulative general ledger using QuickBooks/Excel.
  • Prepare monthly closing general ledger entries and monitor cash flow.
  • Manage the budgeting, fiscal planning and accounting systems of the business. Work with the project staff in planning, implementing and monitoring the annual/monthly/weekly budget.
  • Organize the preparation of all tax filings for the organization and staff and make sure all FIRS and governmental obligations are met.
  • Oversee all payroll requirements for salaried and hourly employees including benefits such as pension plans and health insurance
  • Oversee, in conjunction with independent auditor, preparation of annual audit.
  • Oversee the preparation of checks twice monthly to be signed by the designated representatives
  • Approve and process requisitions and purchase orders
  • Create and maintain capital expenditure documentation including fixed assets and oversee periodic asset inventory
  • Maintaining at all times a high priority to hold individual, material, correspondence, and related Protergia business and information as confidential
  • Receiving bills and check requests, matching with approved purchase order, obtaining proper authorization, and paying bills as directed
  • Checking and totaling all invoices when approved; informing responsible persons of their budget expenditures. Filing invoices with purchase orders
  • Receiving and answering queries concerning financial matters; maintaining file of invoices, correspondence, and reports
  • Preparing/reviewing the budget for the projects and office
  • Negotiating maintenance contracts and insurance for vehicles and office equipment.
  • Serve as a resource person in legal and business matters. Provide financial advisory services.
  • Basic Qualifications and Required Skills:
  • Minimum of three (3) years professional/relevant accounting experience (including at least two years of supervisory experience) working in complex and challenging field;
  • Bachelors’ degree or professional accounting/financial qualification is desired;
  • Minimum of two years’ financial administration experience essential;
  • Competent in computers and using financial software (QuickBooks) and Microsoft office tools especially MS Excel essential;
  • Understanding of budget and cost control management essential;
  • Excellent written and spoken English essential;
  • Ability to work under pressure and efficiently handle multiple tasks;
  • Experience managing teams, ability to work under own initiative or as a part of a team;
  • Solid understanding of creating financial statements, general ledger coding (double entry), journal entries and bank reconciliations.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, and a willingness to further develop skills as opportunities arise;
  • Confidentiality and personal discretion concerning information related to the organization and its staff.

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