Description de l’emploi
Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the Finance Manger will be based out of our Dakar office. This role is responsible for managing the Dakar based financial and accounting business unit. This includes leading and managing accounting and payroll resources on a day to day basis to achieve the agreed commercial and legal obligations and maintain best practice accounting standards.
This will be accomplished by providing administrative support through accurate recording of all financial transactions, payroll administration services and regular financial reporting to Corporate. As well as coordinating external parties to audit financial systems, maintaining IFRS standards and meeting SYSCOA reporting requirements and other statutory obligations in Senegal.
Required Skills and Experience
University Degree or equivalent qualification in Finance or Accounting.
Minimum 10 years’ relevant experience with at least 3 years’ in a similar role with direct management of employees.
Relevant work experience with an international audit practice is strongly preferred.
Practical experience in SYSCOA and advanced level of computer literacy in MS Office suite.
Demonstrated people management experience including ability to coach and mentor team members of diverse backgrounds.
Integrity along with strong collaboration and communication skills needed to liaise effectively with other departments.
ERP experience in particular Pronto XI will be advantageous.
Good interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of self-motivation and initiative.
Good documentation and presentation skills.
Ability to work autonomously and with minimal guidance and be flexible to accommodate critical role specific events/deadlines.
Strong organizational skills and ability to make sound decisions quickly.
Exigences du poste
Management and Supervision: Ensure compliance with the requirements of Nl 52-109 and robust internal controls over operational transactions.
This will require overseeing the accounting functions and reviewing all reconciliation reports on a timely basis;
supplying the Head of Department with monthly detailed transactions for their review;
ensure processing procedures are understood and followed; Responsible for operational accruals on a monthly basis, including journal preparation, reviews and recordings;
Liaise with various departments to ensure accuracy of data transferred in the general ledger.
Internal Controls: Ensure that sound internal controls are maintained through proper segregation of duties.
Reporting: Ensure compliance with statutory reports on a timely basis, as well as with all Senegalese taxes and tax reporting.
Cash & Treasury: Manage and review cash calls submitted to the Corporate office and review cash/bank reconciliations on timely basis. Prepare and analyze cash flow requirements. Reconcile cash call and prepare cash flow forecast and oversee cash management with Senegal and Paris bank accounts.
Gold Accounting: Oversee the metal (Gold Book) accounting by reconciling reports (gold shipment, sales journals) and ensuring that adequate gold shipment documents are prepared in a timely manner.
Accounts Payable: Manage the NP and payment function while developing and maintaining good relationships with all suppliers and promote and develop supplier account reconciliation process.
Payroll: Assist with day to day payroll administration.
Subordinate Development: Assist with identification of candidates for the department’s succession planning program and mentor, train and coach members to enhance the overall skills development of the team.
Systems/Process ensure effective management of any process, procedure or system improvements or upgrades and improve and develop systems/process through frequent reviews.
Audits: Coordinate the external and internal audit requirements and frequency of audits. Collate management comments on audit findings and implement remedial actions where required.
Ad hoc duties and projects requested by Site Operations Manager.
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