Financial Reporting Accountant

Monday, June 19, 2023

JOB SUMMARY / CORE FUNCTIONS: The incumbent is responsible for the management and reporting of financial data of the institution. The duties include preparing financial statements, examining and analyzing the institution’s accounts and ensuring compliance with financial reporting and other standard accounting procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Collecting, maintaining and analyzing financial data ensuring that all reporting complies with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Detecting trends and forecasting future needs
  • Preparation of monthly statements to include profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow
  • Communicating financial information to the institution’s president and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure proper and accurate documentation and reporting of financial transactions
  • Analyze trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.
  • Consolidating and analyzing financial data, taking into account the institution’s goals and financial standing
  • Providing creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance.
  • Assisting with preparation of the annual budgets
  • Researches accounting rules and regulations and making recommendations regarding institutions policies.
  • Providing support and assistance to external auditors
  • Participating in various educational opportunities and attending various conferences and updating knowledge efficiently.

The job is satisfactorily performed when the following are achieved:

  • The monthly, quarterly and annual reports are accurately and timely distributed
  • The provision of assistance to manage all ad hoc projects and assist management on all accounting activities.


The position will require –


  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS)
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process

Skills and Abilities

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Be a Team Player
  • Be Proficient with Microsoft office systems.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and judgment.
  • Computer literacy in accounting software.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple ongoing projects.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively.
  • Ability to effectively communicate accounting information, policies, and/or procedures
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.


  • A minimum of five (5) years’ as a financial reporting accountant.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or similar discipline
  • ACCA Certification

To apply please email