Manager Finance and Accounts

The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that the Agency’s financial management and accounting function responds judiciously to the expectations of all stakeholders to maintain a strong financial position and sustain credible and respected fiscal relationships, enabling MIND to fulfill from a finance perspective; its statutory, legal and other financial obligations through the making of sound financial and operational decisions.

 

1.0 Key Responsibilities ?

  • Maintain all accounting books and records, schedules and files required to provide complete, timely and accurate information for financial reporting ?
  • Maintain the General Ledger System, ensuring accurate posting of accounting transactions and adjustments ?
  • Direct the preparation of payment vouchers and cheques through the general disbursement procedure, and follow up to ensure the timely distribution of cheques to MIND’s suppliers of goods and services ?
  • Check payroll accuracy and ensure that all transactions are properly posted and recorded ?
  • Check all receipts and lodgments and ensures transactions are accurately processed and deposited to Bank Accounts, observing all the requisite internal controls and safeguards. ?
  • Ensure the accurate and timely remittance of pension, insurance and statutory deductions to relevant organizations and Government Agencies ?
  • Participate in interim audit exercises, providing auditors with the necessary information ?
  • Support the timely completion of financial statements and other monthly, quarterly and annual reports ?
  • Ensure sound petty cash administration ?
  • Assist in the budget preparation process ?
  • Support the establishment, maintenance and implementation of adequate internal controls, safeguards and procedures ?
  • Ensure the accurate preparation of daily Cash Book balances and weekly, monthly and annual bank account reconciliations ? Support the preparation of performance and accounting reports in compliance with reporting requirements

 

1.1 General Management/Leadership ?

  • Direct, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff supervised to meet agreed on performance targets and standards ?
  • Perform administrative duties including selection, training, discipline and approval of staff leave in accordance with Agency policies and procedures for all supervised staff ?
  • Support the development and implementation of strategic and operational plans ?
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by the Director Finance, Human Resource Management and Administration.

 

2.0 The successful candidate should possess the following competencies: ?

  • Excellent Knowledge of Accounting Principles and Practices ?
  • Good Knowledge of Risk Management ?
  • Excellent Knowledge of Financial Management ?
  • Excellent Knowledge and Practice in Budgeting and Forecasting ?
  • Good Knowledge of Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) Act ?
  • Good Knowledge of Financial Instructions to Executive Agencies (FIEA) ?
  • Excellent Working Knowledge of Accpac Software ?
  • Excellent Leadership Skills ?
  • Excellent Communication Skills ?
  • Excellent Planning and Organizing Skills

 

3.0 Minimum Required Qualification and Experience: ?

  • Postgraduate Degree in Accounting or ACCA (Level III) or its equivalent ?
  • Five (5) years related working experience and two (2) years at the supervisory level ?
  • Knowledge of and experience with the public sector environment would be an asset

 

Deadline for applications is Friday, February 19, 2021 

Reference
VAC-2985
Employer
Management Institute for National Development
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Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Five (5) years'
Your Education Level
Postgraduate Degree|in Accounting
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