Senior Accountant

Puma Energy

Main Purpose:

Perform a variety of accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards to control the organization’s financial resources and ensure that it complies with all relevant regulations, laws, and reporting requirements. Follow established procedures and guidelines to accurately maintain the organization’s financial records and transactions.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

Roles and Responsibilities :

1. Assist in the month end close process and preparation of monthly accounting packs, within the defined timelines, and report to the group accounting teams with appropriate commentaries.

2. Perform accounting controls by implementing policies and manage assigned balance sheet, perform account reconciliations and make necessary corrections;

3. Coordinate with various departments and perform analysis on aged debtors, creditors, accruals and intercompany balances.

4. Coordinate, monitor, and execute independent audits, provide all necessary information for compliance on deadlines.  Work closely with independent auditors during and preparing schedules for the annual audit.

5. Helps in coordinating accounts payable and general accounting functions ensuring invoicing and payments made are timely and accurately recorded.

6. Coordinate payments to foreign vendors through review of overdue accounts and ensuring applications are submitted on time to banks.

7. Ensuring item charges are timely booked through preparation of freight, levies and duty on daily basis for own import products

8. Ensuring compliance with tax requirements through timely review and submission of all taxes.

9. Attend meetings and participate on behalf of finance when needed.

Key Relationships and Department Overview:

  • Internal – Finance Manager, Controller, Junior Accountant, Procurement Coordinator.
  • External – Internal/External Auditors, Tax Firms, MRA, MERA.

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