Plan and implement work objectives and schedules for specific accounting processes in order to ensure that an effective service is provided to the business.
Identify, propose and develop appropriate policy and procedure improvements in own area and manage development projects as required in order to support the ongoing development of accounting provision and standards.
Prepare reports and non-routine financial data from statistical and financial information according to stated schedules so that all required information is available for review and decision making in a timely manner.
Identify, investigate and rectify routine errors and anomalies in data and reports in order to ensure accuracy of financial information.
Ensure that the organization is in compliance with the tax regulations and laws affecting the business.
Monitor accounting procedural compliance by employees to ensure that all systems are adhered to in support of the achievement of business objectives
Provide professional advice and guidance to internal departments on accounting issues in order to ensure that accounting policies are properly applied and implemented and high standards in accounting practice are achieved and maintained
Consult with tax advisors, preferably the assigned auditor, in order to be up to date with newly published laws
Carry out functional supervisory responsibilities that include planning and assigning tasks, setting deadlines, monitoring results and quality, and relaying team's request to hierarchy.
Assist in recruiting , training , motivating and evaluating his / her team to ensure that the department has the necessary skill base and that staff are optimally motivated and enabled to maximize their potential and contribution to the company.