JOB & COMPANY DESCRIPTION
A explosives manufacturer company, with a footprint in all parts of Africa is looking for a Group Reporting Accountant to be part of their finance team.
JOB EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED
Perform monthly and annual Group consolidation on EPM and Cognos.
Perform consolidation of latest budgets
Perform equity proof for consolidation.
Prepare submissions for forecasting and budgeting
Prepare Group consolidated flash reports and distribute to Executive members.
Facilitate intercompany eliminations (Balance sheet debtors, creditors, long-term borrowings, PPE transfers in / out; Income Statement revenues, management fees) on reporting system.
Perform month end calculations and updating of provisions, accruals, rates, sales and trading flash reports, trading profit, working capital tables and monthly reports.
Perform opening and closing of accounting periods.
Compile data and populate the standard notes to consolidated financial statements.
Prepare and analyse statutory, regulatory and reporting documents.
Process management and corporate adjustments.
Prepare management reports and ensure accuracy and integrity of reported numbers.
Extract data for group from source to EPM.
Perform reconciliation between Cognos and SAP EPM.
Prepare technical opinions on financial accounting matters for the Group.
EDUCATION & SKILLS REQUIRED
2-3 years experience
Knowledge of consolidation packages e.g. Hyperion, SAP, BW, COGNOS.
Advanced MS Excel skills.