Management Accountant

Job Description

Key Job Responsibilities

Staff Leadership and Management

·       Ability to work in a team

·       Responsible for self-learning and development

·       Ensure cohesive working with their functional area

·       Accountable for meeting and prioritising own targets/deadlines

·       Provide information to Manager on work accomplishments, individual/team challenges

·       Lead team meetings and contribute on specialist/technical areas when required

Governance

 

Adhoc and Operational Meeting

·        Works to achieve operational targets with significant impact on departmental results.

·        Set up and manage adhoc meetings for day to day operational requirements as and when required

Escalations

·        Resolve escalations as per defined escalation/resolution procedures

OpCo Operational

·        Design and implement operational changes and provide associated user impact assessment

Performance

·        Improve productivity and quality through leading practice initiatives

Reporting

·        Provide inputs to the Manager (as required) relating to progress made within the department and in accordance with the measurement metrics set by the organisation

Operational Delivery

 

Management Accountant responsible for Fixed Asset & Inventory Management and Opex Cost control

Fixed Asset and Inventory:

 

·        Ensure effective tracking and compilation of project cost and ensuring processing of monthly fixed assets capitalisation (WIP additions and transfers to depreciable asset group), and depreciation process and control the update of the Fixed Assets Register with newly created assets by Central Back Office (CBO).

·        Ensure that all Fixed Asset Records are constantly updated and detailed reconciliation is done between Physical Location, Fixed Asset register and General Ledger.

·        Supervise team to ensure that all Goods Received Notes (GRN), Asset Transfer Notes (ATN), and Project Completion and Acceptance Certificates (PCAC) in respect of all fixed assets are received and scanned to CBO on a timely basis.

·        To work in conjunction with the Supply Chain Manager and Budget owners to ensure that all Fixed Asset related cost are recorded in a timely manner.

·        To ensure that weekly/monthly management reports are completed as per the internal process and to the timetable set. Report includes among others;

o   Timely submission of list of completed project with accompanying cost schedule.

o   Actual Project/ Fixed Asset cost vrs Budget Analysis

o   Detailed monthly CWIP schedule and reconciliation

o   Develop effective inventory control system to ensure the company is receiving value for money from the third party provider.

Opex Cost Control

·        Monitor Opex cost i.e. Power, Maintenance, Part replacements etc and implement relevant controls to ensure effective cost savings for the company.

·        Reduce operational OPEX while ensuring maximum availability to the network in line with contracted SLAs

·        Provide and interface to the operation department on all related operations/Finance issues.

·        Work with Account payable team to ensure prompt payment and resolution of all power related invoices and issues.

·        Provide support to Financial Reporting Manager from time to time.

·        To undertake any other duties as requested by the Senior Management team, in accordance with the scope and responsibilities of the role.

Key Result Areas

Priority % of Time

Key Activities

Efficient inventory Management

20%

Regular inventory count and inspection; accurate record keeping of all movement of items in inventory.

Fixed Asset cost tracking and reporting

20%

Accurate tracking of all Fixed Assets related projects to ensure timely and accurate reporting on completed projects

Effective Opex monitory and control

20%

 

Reporting

20%

Timely submission of project completion report with accompanying cost projection for month end reporting.

Processes and Procedures

20%

Continuous Improvement

 

 

Key Performance Indicators – example below, please update

·        Optimising business processes and projects

·        Introduction of new initiatives

·        Enhancing stakeholder engagement

·        Demonstrating HT values

Role Dependencies 

HT Policies and Procedures

Stakeholders Landscape                                

Internal Stakeholders: Interaction and Relationship

OpCo MD

Head of Finance

Group Finance

External Stakeholders: Interaction and Relationship

Suppliers

Personal Specification

Job Specifications/Minimum & Preferred Requirements

Education / Business Degree

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related subject and a professional qualification such a CIMA, ACCA

Work Experience

4-7 years’ experience in similar roles

Industry / Certifications

ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA

Any other specifications

Fixed asset management and processes protocols

Detailed knowledge of inventory management best practices and standards

Experience in monitoring and evaluation, and working to achieve targets.

Experience in cost monitory and control leading to cost savings.

Excellent internal stakeholder management and providing them with professional advice and support.

Good knowledge of MS office suite, and in house databases together with use of web-based information system or software.

Ability and willingness to travel occasionally

Competencies                                                                                                                  

Knowledge

 Reporting

Financial Analysis

Account Closure

Fixed Asset Accounting

Management and Public reporting

People development

Auditing

Statistical Analysis

Planning and Budgeting

Financial Acumen

Skills

Leadership

Direction Setting

Driving Results

Operational Excellence

Customer Orientation

Stakeholder Management

Problem Solver

Strong Communicator

Innovative

Culture and Change Champion

Stakeholder Management

Behavioral Qualities

Detail oriented

Strong communicator

Self-starter

Employer

Sector

Telecommunications

Function

Finance

Country

Job Level

Mid-Senior Level

Salary

Competitive