Chief Accountant Job at Oryx Energies - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Oryx Energies

Deadline of this Job:
30 March 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
ORYX ENERGIES
Oryx Energies is one of Africa's largest and longest-established independent providers of oil and gas products and services. We source, supply, store and distribute the oil and gas products needed by consumers, businesses and maritime operations across sub-Saharan Africa. Oryx Oil Musozi Limited, a leading Oil and Gas Company in Rwanda is looking for dynamic self –driven and highly creative personalities to join the team. If you have what it takes, we would like to hear from you. Please select the position that best fits your profile below and send us your application by 30th March 2021. Kindly indicate the job title that you are applying for. Please note that only applicants with the right to work in Rwanda will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted .

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Managing accounting and controlling
• Make sure accounting entries are IFRS and IAS compliant
• Make sure cost centres and profit centres posting are correct
• Review all credit limits and new customers’ category
• Ensure internal controls are working properly
• Prepare a performance review and variance analysis report and follow up
• Make sure all entries are properly supported
• Review all bank reconciliations
• Review all aging reports, Accounts payable, and accounts receivable
• Proper accounting, reporting, and management of company Fixed Assets

2. Preparation of Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual management accounts
• Review the trial balance and ensure that it is correct
• Ensure proper cut-off for sales, purchases, debtors, creditors etc.
• Prepare monthly reports including reviews and analysis and follow- all significant discrepancies
• Prepare comments on monthly results
• Ensure accruals and provisions are correctly processed as part of cut off procedure.
• Explain significant variances thereof
• Coordinate all functions monthly and quarterly reports.
• Preparing periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis, and commentaries
• Review monthly general ledgers open items
• Make sure all entries are properly supported
• Review all bank reconciliations
• Ensure that inter-company reconciliations are completed correctly and on time
• Review all aging reports, Accounts payable, and accounts receivable
• Review balances and advice estimates for provisions or write offs
• Enter monthly, quarterly, budget, and forecast reports in HFM on time
• Review monthly and quarterly accounts for accuracy and reasonableness whilst

3. Preparation and consolidation of the financial statements in accordance with IFRS
• Prepare local statutory financial statements
• Ensure compliance with IFRS and IAS
• Attend Auditors queries and respond to their management letter
• Prepare audit schedules and files and assist auditors in performing their duties
• Timely submission of IFRS compliant Financial statements

4. Ensure tax and statutory Compliance.
• Ensure that tax returns have been properly filed
• Ensure timely payment of all taxes including import taxes
• Ensure optimal tax planning.
• Respond to tax queries
• VAT returns
• Corporate tax
• Ensure tax compliance

5. Treasury Functions.
• Ensure that bank recons are correct and up to date
• Ensure that bank transactions are valid and any deviations are identified and dealt with on timely manner
• Ensure that collections and payments are made on time.
• Prepare daily cash position report and advice optimal cash allocation
• Reconcile interest and bank charges are in line with contractual terms
• Prepare weekly, monthly, and annual cash forecasts
6. Deputise for the Finance Manager as and when required
7. Perform any other relevant tasks as may be required from time to time


KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
• Communication Skills both verbal & written and interpersonal skills
• Experience with computerized ledger systems
• Advanced knowledge of Excel
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment
• Familiarity with accounting software package
• Must be an outstanding communicator, and have established skills in accuracy, organization, and working in a high-volume environment
• Demonstrated ability to support all other departments within the company and information sessions


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• B.Comm accounting degree
• Master’s degree a plus
• CPA / ACCA professional
• 5+ years’ experience in general or tax accounting


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

 

Job application procedure
Please select the position that best fits your profile below and send us your application by 30th March 2021. Kindly indicate the job title that you are applying for. Please note that only applicants with the right to work in Rwanda will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. http://www.oryxenergies.com 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 30 March 2021
Duty Station: kigali
Posted: 17-03-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-03-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-03-2065
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